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Fox News reporter in Gaza: Amnesty International lied

Reporter rebuts Amnesty claim Israel hit Gaza building, explaining, "A rocket misfired from Gaza. I was across the street when it happened."

Fox News reporter in Gaza: Amnesty International lied

Shaked against Amnesty: Boycott Law regulations enacted

Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked signs regulations under the law to prevent harm to the State of Israel through boycotts

Shaked against Amnesty: Boycott Law regulations enacted

Amnesty International complains about the situation it helped create

Amnesty International complains about the situation it helped create

ANALYSIS: Amnesty International exposed

Amnesty International has been exposed as an anti-Semitic movement which officially endorses the BDS movement against Israel.

ANALYSIS: Amnesty International exposed

Frankfurt Mayor: Amnesty promoting ethnic cleansing

Mayor Uwe Becker accuses Amnesty International of 'crossing line' into anti-Semitism by demanding all Jews leave Judea, Samaria.

Frankfurt Mayor: Amnesty promoting ethnic cleansing

Erdan threatens to ban Amnesty over anti-Israel report

Public Security Minister threatens to ban Amnesty International following its report calling for boycott of Jewish heritage sites.

Erdan threatens to ban Amnesty over anti-Israel report

"Amnesty is hiding its anti-Semitism under cloak of 'ideology'"

Settler leaders accuse Amnesty International of attempting to erase Jewish history, compares group to ISIS.

"Amnesty is hiding its anti-Semitism under cloak of 'ideology'"

Amnesty against Jewish heritage sites

Amnesty report argues that tourism at these sites supports the "occupation" and is an attempt to erase Palestinian connection to the area.

Amnesty against Jewish heritage sites

Amnesty International: Employee targeted by Israeli spyware

Amnesty International says one of its employees was targeted with Israeli-made surveillance software.

Amnesty International: Employee targeted by Israeli spyware

Is Israel funding organizations that harm it?

Relates to Amnesty International call to boycott Israel. Vote on Amnesty postponed to later date.

Is Israel funding organizations that harm it?

Belgium: Offering a ‘neutral education?’

Belgian textbook features ‘misleading’ cartoon on water situation in Judea and Samaria.

Belgium: Offering a ‘neutral education?’

Kahlon urged to cancel benefits to Amnesty

MK Nava Boker urges Finance Minister to cancel the economic benefits given by the State of Israel to Amnesty International.

Kahlon urged to cancel benefits to Amnesty

Amnesty UK cancels Jewish community event over 'settlements'

Amnesty cancels joint event at last minute, deeming it inappropriate 'to host an event by those actively supporting settlements.'

Amnesty UK cancels Jewish community event over 'settlements'

National Service for Amnesty International to continue

The National Service's legal advisor announced that he has no intention of canceling Amnesty's status to receive National Service volunteers

National Service for Amnesty International to continue

Amnesty condemns death sentence for Iran academic

Iran refuses to grant fair trial to professor at Swedish university sentenced to death for allegedly spying for the Mossad.

Amnesty condemns death sentence for Iran academic

Israel takes on Amnesty International

Law targeting BDS advocates to be used for first time, going after one of the world's largest NGOs, Amnesty International.

Israel takes on Amnesty International

PA government blasted for arresting activist

Groups blast PA for arresting Issa Amro, detained after criticizing Abbas on Facebook.

PA government blasted for arresting activist

Amnesty criticizes both PA and Hamas

Amnesty International says both the Palestinian Authority and Hamas are guilty of restrictions of freedom of expression.

Amnesty criticizes both PA and Hamas

Amnesty International against closure of Al-Jazeera

Amnesty International says Israel's decision to close Al-Jazeera sends a "chilling message".

Amnesty International against closure of Al-Jazeera

Finance Ministry to revoke Amnesty donors' tax benefits

Amnesty campaigns for Judea, Samaria boycott, Finance Ministry aims to revoke tax benefits from organization's donors.

Finance Ministry to revoke Amnesty donors' tax benefits

Smotrich catches Amnesty red-handed

MK Bezalel Smotrich calls for depriving organization status after it called for economic boycott of Israel, violating Boycott Law.

Smotrich catches Amnesty red-handed

Amnesty urges world to ban 'settlement products'

Amnesty International calls world countries to ban goods from Judea and Samaria in campaign marking 50 years of "Israeli occupation".

Amnesty urges world to ban 'settlement products'

Hamas executes 3 men for assassination of terrorist leader

Hamas defies international pleas for mercy, executes suspects in assassination of top military leader in Gaza.

Hamas executes 3 men for assassination of terrorist leader

Amnesty International gets limited tax benefits

New amendment may prevent anti-Israel organizations from receiving tax benefits after Amnesty International granted benefits for one year.

Amnesty International to receive limited tax benefits

Amnesty should not have preferred tax status

MK Smotrich receives support from other MKs for his call to remove Amnesty International from list of organizations that get tax benefits.

Amnesty International doesn't deserve special tax status

'Sudan used chemical weapons on own people'

Sudanese government carried out multiple attacks using chemical weapons on own civilians, according to report by Amnesty International

Amnesty International: Sudan used chemical weapons on own people

Amnesty denounces abuse in Syrian jails

Amnesty International says Syrian authorities are committing torture on a "massive scale" in government prisons.

Amnesty denounces 'appalling abuse' in Syrian jails

Amnesty demands Israel release terrorist

Amnesty International says Israel should charge or release PFLP terrorist Bilal Kayed, who is on a hunger strike.

Amnesty demands Israel release hunger striking terrorist

Turkish rebels raped, tortured, and starved

Amnesty International claims it has proof Turkish government systematically raping, starving, and torturing thousands of captured rebels.

Thousands of Turkish rebels raped, tortured, and starved

AI: Egypt abducts, tortures hundreds each year

New Amnesty International report accuses Egypt of 'disappearing,' torturing protesters as young as 14.

Amnesty: Egypt abducts, tortures hundreds each year

Amnesty: Syrian rebels guilty of war crimes

New Amnesty International report says Islamist rebels and jihadists in Syria are guilty of war crimes.

Amnesty: Syrian rebels and jihadists are guilty of war crimes

Amnesty warns about executions in Saudi Arabia

Amnesty International warns more than 100 people might be executed by Saudi Arabia in the first six months of 2016.

Amnesty warns of surge in executions in Saudi Arabia

Iran helps spike rate of worldwide executions

Executions up 31% in Iran in 2015, including four minors; worldwide death penalty rate at 25-year high.

Iranian execution 'spree' drives up world death penalty rate

South Sudan fighters get to rape in lieu of wages

UN report reveals gov't-linked militias get permission to rape instead of pay, as children and disabled get burned alive.

South Sudan fighters allowed to rape in lieu of wages

Amnesty appeals for jailed terrorist clown

Amnesty International demands Israel release a Palestinian circus performer - who happens to also be a member of a Communist terror group.

Amnesty appeals for jailed terrorist clown

France razes makeshift refugee shelters in Calais

Clashes break out as demolition teams destroy improvised homes of migrants hoping to reach UK.

France razes makeshift refugee shelters in Calais 'Jungle'

Russia slams report accusing it of war crimes

Amnesty Int'l report full of 'cliches and fakes,' Russia's defense ministry says after being accused of causing mass civilian casualties.

Russia slams 'faked' report accusing it of war crimes

Russia accused of committing war crimes in Syria

Amnesty International says Russia 'directly targeted' civilians with no military aim, killing hundreds; strikes hit hospitals, market.

Russia accused of committing war crimes in Syria

Amnesty Int'l: 60,000 Syrians have 'disappeared'

Rights group warns Syria's government is profiting from money charged to families of people who the regime made forcibly disappear.

Amnesty International: Nearly 60,000 Syrians have 'disappeared'

Israel Accused of 'Stealing' Arab Kids' Organs

ADL condemns as 'outrageous and incendiary' Palestinian activist's accusation that Israeli gov't harvesting Arab children's organs.

Blood-Libel: Israel Accused of 'Stealing' Arab Children's Organs