Human Rights Watch founder-turned-critic, Robert Bernstein, dies

Random House publisher Robert Bernstein founded Human Rights Watch - only to become critic of the organization over its anti-Israel bias.AFP, 5/28/2019, 7:58 AM

Democrats ask Netanyahu not to deport HRW official

17 Democratic lawmakers write to Netanyahu, ask him to stop planned deportation of senior Human Rights Watch official Omar Shakir.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/8/2019, 4:40 AM

Court delays Israel's deportation of Human Rights Watch official

Supreme Court delays deportation of Human Rights Watch official who called for boycott of Jewish businesses in Judea and Samaria.AFP, 5/2/2019, 8:20 PM

Court: Human Rights Watch activist will be deported

Jerusalem District Court gives Human Rights Watch activist Omar Shakir until March 1 to leave Israel over his support for BDS.AFP, 4/17/2019, 12:12 AM

A conspiracy of silence on Palestinian Arab torture

If there ever is a Palestinian Arab state, here is a taste of what hapless Palestinian Arabs can expect. Giulio Meotti, 10/28/2018, 11:43 AM

'Lebanon must probe torture of actor accused of aiding Israel'

Human Rights Watch urges Lebanon to investigate torture of actor and journalist accused of 'collaborating' with Israel.AFP, 7/16/2018, 12:46 PM

'It's crazy:' Foreign diplomats in court

Diplomats from Canada, the Netherlands, EU, and UN attend hearing for BDS activist denied work visa for Human Rights Warch.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/27/2018, 5:14 PM

Court rejects deportation appeal from anti-Israel activist

Israel to expel Human Rights Watch director after rejecting appeal for delay to deportation order. Will supreme court intervene?AFP, 5/17/2018, 5:15 PM

Human Rights Watch sues Israeli Interior Ministry

Human Rights Watch files lawsuit after its local director was ordered to leave Israel due to his involvement in the BDS movement.Ben Ariel, 5/17/2018, 3:37 AM

HRW Israel chief: Israel trying to silence criticism

Head of Human Rights Watch in Israel livid after being expelled from the country due to his support for BDS.Ben Ariel, 5/10/2018, 4:09 AM

Hamas newspaper publishes interview on 'human rights'

Official newspaper of Hamas publishes interview with senior Human Rights Watch official who accuses Israel of war crimes.Dalit Halevi, 2/15/2018, 5:29 AM

After giving pro-BDS activist work visa, Israel mulls retraction

Israel mulling nixing work permit issued to Human Rights Watch's Omar Shakir, who lobbied on behalf of BDS, compared Zionism to apartheid.David Rosenberg, 10/30/2017, 9:42 AM

Human Rights Watch targets Israeli banks

NGO Monitor legal expert says Human Rights Watch targets Israeli economy, timed release to coincide with UN Human Rights Council blacklist.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/13/2017, 12:25 PM

Human rights NGOs refuse to help Arab victims of PA torture

Human rights NGOs refused medical assistance to Arabs suing Palestinian Authority. 'We only help those that hurt Israel.'Tzvi Lev, 9/12/2017, 11:58 AM

Human Rights Watch censures Arab states for closing Qatar Media

Speaking sympatheticallyof Qatar or critically of government Qatar policy considered offense, punishable by prison terms.Mordechai Sones, 6/14/2017, 2:44 PM

HRW: FIFA sponsoring games on 'stolen land'

Human Rights Watch criticizes FIFA for delaying decision on Judea and Samaria teams.Elad Benari, 5/12/2017, 5:07 AM

Human Rights Watch condemns Hamas

Human Rights Watch attacks Hamas for 'illogical' behavior towards captives Avraham Mengistu and Hisham al-Sayed.Reut Hadar, 5/3/2017, 11:26 AM

HRW: Pattern of chemical weapons use in Syria

Human Rights Watch says Syrian government forces used deadly nerve gas in four recent attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/2/2017, 4:38 AM

'The Israeli government has surrendered once again'

Mother of terror victim joins Shurat Hadin petition against Israel's decision to grant a visa to BDS activist.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/27/2017, 5:18 PM

HRW director receives permit to work in Israel

Human Rights Watch's Omar Sharif allowed entry to Israel, after being barred due to the group's anti-Israel bias.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/27/2017, 2:08 AM

Human Rights Watch blasts Hamas executions

Human Rights Watch on urges Hamas to stop barbaric practice of executing alleged collaborators.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/7/2017, 6:04 AM

'Human rights' group says Israel, Egypt blocking access to Gaza

'Human rights' group says members not allowed to enter Gaza, ignores terror threat to Israel.Chana Roberts, 4/3/2017, 11:57 AM

HRW worker allowed to enter Israel after initial visa denial

Human Rights Watch employee allowed to enter country after being denied work and tourist visas due to anti-Israel bias of organization.JTA, 3/7/2017, 7:38 PM

Controversy over 'Human Rights Watch' NGO

Israel trying to bar the NGO for promoting PA propaganda and falsely posing as a human rights group. Head of 'NGO Monitor' explains.ILTV, 3/6/2017, 1:03 PM

Israel denies tourist visa to Human Rights Watch staffer

Israel accuses Human Rights Watch of falsely claiming to be human rights group while supporting and engaging in Arab anti-Israel propaganda.Arutz Sheva Staff and JTA, 3/2/2017, 10:20 PM

Israel to deny visas to anti-Israel NGO 'Human Rights Watch'

Foreign Ministry: 'Why give working visas to people whose only purpose is to attack us?'AFP and Arutz Sheva, 2/24/2017, 7:27 AM

Syria denies using chemical weapons

Syria's government says Human Rights Watch's claims it used chemical weapons in Aleppo are "fabricated".Ben Ariel, 2/16/2017, 5:05 AM

Report: Syrian government used chemical weapons in Aleppo

Human Rights Watch says Syrian government forces carried out at least eight chemical attacks in Aleppo.Elad Benari, 2/14/2017, 4:16 AM

FIFA urged to act against Judea and Samaria soccer clubs

Human Rights Watch says UN resolution increases pressure on FIFA to take action against Israeli soccer clubs based in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 12/30/2016, 5:06 AM

Human Rights Watch: Trump encouraging European anti-Semites

Founder of Human Rights Watch warns that Trump’s election as U.S. president is encouraging anti-Semitism in Europe.JTA, 11/15/2016, 4:35 AM

FIFA urged to stop allowing games on 'stolen Palestinian land'

Human Rights Watch urges governing body of international soccer to quit sponsoring Israeli matches in Judea and Samaria.Ben Ariel, 9/27/2016, 6:15 AM

Human Rights group blames Turkey for civilian deaths

Human Rights Watch says Turkey was negligent in identifying target in Syria airstrikes, resulting in civilian deaths. Turkey denies charge.AFP , 9/15/2016, 2:27 PM

HRW condemns Hamas execution of one of its own men

Human Rights Watch slams yet 'another extra-judicial killing by forces linked to Hamas', after senior commander killed for 'spying'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/8/2016, 11:21 AM

Did Russia Use Cluster Bombs in Syria?

Human Rights Watch accuses Moscow of fighting dirty in anti-rebel bombings, providing dangerous cluster munitions to Damascus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/11/2015, 1:20 PM

Egypt Blasts HRW Over Report on Human Rights Abuses

Egypt says Human Rights Watch report condemning it of "flagrant human rights abuses" victimizes Egypt.Ben Ariel, 6/10/2015, 5:14 AM

HRW Calls on UN to Put Israel on Child Rights Violators List

Human Rights Watch urges UN chief to resist pressure and add Israel to an annual "List of Shame" of children's rights violators.Elad Benari, 6/5/2015, 1:15 AM

Wife Killer, Drug Smuggler Beheaded in Saudi Arabia

Two beheadings bring number of executions in gulf kingdom to 92 so far this year, drawing criticism from rights groups.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/2/2015, 3:49 PM

HRW Condemns Egypt Over Muslim Brotherhood Verdicts

Human Rights Watch says decision to sentence alleged Brotherhood members to death is "blatantly unjust".Ben Ariel, 4/13/2015, 6:31 AM

Kurds Blocking Return of Arabs to Disputed Iraq Areas

Human Rights Watch issued a report Thursday warning Kurdish fighters against 'collective punishment' as displaced Arabs try to return home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/26/2015, 1:34 PM

Human Rights Watch Calls for New UN Sanctions on Syria

HRW condemns Assad regime's widespread use of barrel bombs, calls for arms embargo - but China and Russia not interested.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/24/2015, 9:35 PM

'PA's ICC Move Fueled by European-backed NGOs'

NGO Monitor shows how NGOs funded by Europe have been waging 'lawfare' on Israel for decades, paving the way for 'war crimes' threat.Ari Yashar, 1/1/2015, 3:42 PM

Iraq Debuts Reality Show . . . On ISIS Attacks

Reality show forces ISIS terrorists to meet their victims' families. Could the pop culture idea deter future terrorists?Tova Dvorin, 12/23/2014, 10:49 AM

Human Rights Watch: Terrorist Home Demolitions are 'War Crimes'

NGO calls on Israel to end practice of demolishing terrorists' homes as deterrent after deadly attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/22/2014, 7:01 PM

NGO Accuses Israel of 'Illegally' Expelling Illegal Immigrants

US-based HRW charges 'abuse, unlawful detention' despite Israeli laws, overwhelming evidence of job migration.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/9/2014, 4:15 PM

US 'Human Rights' NGO Supports Hamas War Crimes?

Blogger exposes Human Rights Watch head condoning Hamas abductions, in a direct breach of the Geneva Conventions.Ari Yashar, 8/20/2014, 2:59 PM

HRW Condemns Kidnapping, but Also Israel's Arrests

Human Rights Watch calls for the release of kidnapped youths, also has criticism for Israel with respect to its arrests of terrorists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/17/2014, 6:12 AM

Call for Int'l Court Jurisdiction in 'Palestine'

Abbas urged by human rights groups to join International Criminal Court to sue for 'war crimes and crimes against humanity.'Dalit Halevi, Ari Yashar, 5/9/2014, 12:15 AM

HRW Accuses Israel of 'Shooting Palestinians'

Human Rights Watch says Israel is shooting Arabs along the border with Gaza, ignores Gazans' provocations.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/26/2014, 1:41 AM

Human Rights Watch Urges Kerry to Delay Aid to Egypt

Human Rights Watch calls on Washington not to resume military assistance to Egypt until its government ends human rights abuses.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/4/2014, 10:51 PM

Saudi King Says Atheists Are Terrorists

Saudi King Abdullah issues series of new decrees defining atheists as terrorists.Elad Benari, 4/2/2014, 6:16 AM

Prime Minister Issues Scathing Attack on UN Human Rights Council

Netanyahu brands UNHRC a 'procession of hypocrisy'; council also under fire for whitewashing Saudi human rights abuses.Ari Soffer, 3/30/2014, 1:51 PM