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Erdan on HRW report: A collection of lies and fabrications

Erdan on HRW report: A collection of lies and fabrications

Israel's Ambassador to the US and the UN blasts Human Rights Watch report which accused Israel of “apartheid”.Ben Ariel, 28/04/2021 05:18
Israel dismisses 'propaganda' HWR report by BDS supporter

Israel dismisses 'propaganda' HWR report by BDS supporter

Foreign Ministry says Human Rights Watch report accusing Israel of apartheid has 'no credibility.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/04/2021 22:21
Human Rights Watch accuses Israel of 'crimes against humanity'

Human Rights Watch accuses Israel of 'crimes against humanity'

New report by HRW claims Israel is guilty of 'crimes against humanity', including 'apartheid and persecution' against Arabs.David Rosenberg, 27/04/2021 08:27
US weighs labeling human rights organizations 'anti-Semitic'

US weighs labeling human rights organizations 'anti-Semitic'

Secretary of State Pompeo reportedly pushing to declare groups such as Amnesty and Human Rights Watch anti-Semitic.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/10/2020 00:06
Human Rights Watch director to be expelled from Israel Monday

Human Rights Watch director to be expelled from Israel Monday

Omar Shakir, regional director of Human Rights Watch, vows to continue to run HRW's Israel branch even after his expulsion Monday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/11/2019 11:22
Left-wing NGO blames Trump for Israeli deportation plans

Left-wing NGO blames Trump for Israeli deportation plans

Human Rights Watch says Trump to blame for Israeli bid to deport Omar Shakir, HRW's regional chief.AFP, 26/07/2019 12:29
Supreme Court halts deportation of Human Rights Watch official

Supreme Court halts deportation of Human Rights Watch official

Israeli Supreme Court freezes deportation order against Omar Shakir, regional director of Human Rights Watch.Marcy Oster, JTA, 03/06/2019 18:37
Human Rights Watch founder-turned-critic, Robert Bernstein, dies

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, 28/05/2019 07:58
Democrats ask Netanyahu not to deport HRW official

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, 08/05/2019 04:40
Court delays Israel's deportation of Human Rights Watch official

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, 02/05/2019 20:20
Court: Human Rights Watch activist will be deported

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, 17/04/2019 00:12
A conspiracy of silence on Palestinian Arab torture

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, 28/10/2018 11:43
'Lebanon must probe torture of actor accused of aiding Israel'

'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, 16/07/2018 12:46
'It's crazy:' Foreign diplomats in court

'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, 27/06/2018 17:14
Court rejects deportation appeal from anti-Israel activist

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, 17/05/2018 17:15
Human Rights Watch sues Israeli Interior Ministry

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, 17/05/2018 03:37
HRW Israel chief: Israel trying to silence criticism

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, 10/05/2018 04:09
Hamas newspaper publishes interview on 'human rights'

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, 15/02/2018 05:29
After giving pro-BDS activist work visa, Israel mulls retraction

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, 30/10/2017 09:42
Human Rights Watch targets Israeli banks

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, 13/09/2017 12:25
Human rights NGOs refuse to help Arab victims of PA torture

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, 12/09/2017 11:58
Human Rights Watch censures Arab states for closing Qatar Media

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, 14/06/2017 14:44
HRW: FIFA sponsoring games on 'stolen land'

HRW: FIFA sponsoring games on 'stolen land'

Human Rights Watch criticizes FIFA for delaying decision on Judea and Samaria teams.Elad Benari, 12/05/2017 05:07
Human Rights Watch condemns Hamas

Human Rights Watch condemns Hamas

Human Rights Watch attacks Hamas for 'illogical' behavior towards captives Avraham Mengistu and Hisham al-Sayed.Reut Hadar, 03/05/2017 11:26
HRW: Pattern of chemical weapons use in Syria

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, 02/05/2017 04:38
'The Israeli government has surrendered once again'

'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, 27/04/2017 17:18
HRW director receives permit to work in Israel

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, 27/04/2017 02:08
Human Rights Watch blasts Hamas executions

Human Rights Watch blasts Hamas executions

Human Rights Watch on urges Hamas to stop barbaric practice of executing alleged collaborators.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/04/2017 06:04
'Human rights' group says Israel, Egypt blocking access to Gaza

'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, 03/04/2017 11:57
HRW worker allowed to enter Israel after initial visa denial

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, 07/03/2017 19:38
Controversy over 'Human Rights Watch' NGO

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, 06/03/2017 13:03
Israel denies tourist visa to Human Rights Watch staffer

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, 02/03/2017 22:20
Israel to deny visas to anti-Israel NGO 'Human Rights Watch'

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, 24/02/2017 07:27
Syria denies using chemical weapons

Syria denies using chemical weapons

Syria's government says Human Rights Watch's claims it used chemical weapons in Aleppo are "fabricated".Ben Ariel, 16/02/2017 05:05
Report: Syrian government used chemical weapons in Aleppo

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, 14/02/2017 04:16
FIFA urged to act against Judea and Samaria soccer clubs

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, 30/12/2016 05:06
Human Rights Watch: Trump encouraging European anti-Semites

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, 15/11/2016 04:35
FIFA urged to stop games on 'stolen land'

FIFA urged to stop games on 'stolen land'

Human Rights Watch urges governing body of international soccer to quit sponsoring Israeli matches in Judea and Samaria.Ben Ariel, 27/09/2016 06:15
Rights group blames Turkey for civilian deaths

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 , 15/09/2016 14:27
HRW condemns Hamas execution of one of its own men

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, 08/02/2016 11:21
Did Russia Use Cluster Bombs in Syria?

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, 11/10/2015 13:20
Egypt Blasts HRW Over Report on Rights Abuses

Egypt Blasts HRW Over Report on Rights Abuses

Egypt says Human Rights Watch report condemning it of "flagrant human rights abuses" victimizes Egypt.Ben Ariel, 10/06/2015 05:14
HRW: Put Israel on Child Rights Violators List

HRW: 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, 05/06/2015 01:15
Saudi Arabia Beheads Wife Killer, Drug Smuggler

Saudi Arabia Beheads Wife Killer, Drug Smuggler

Two beheadings bring number of executions in gulf kingdom to 92 so far this year, drawing criticism from rights groups.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/06/2015 15:49
HRW Condemns Egypt Over Brotherhood Verdicts

HRW Condemns Egypt Over Brotherhood Verdicts

Human Rights Watch says decision to sentence alleged Brotherhood members to death is "blatantly unjust".Ben Ariel, 13/04/2015 06:31
Kurds Block Return of Arabs to Disputed Iraq Areas

Kurds Block 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, 26/02/2015 13:34
Human Rights Watch Calls for Syria Sanctions

Human Rights Watch Calls for Syria Sanctions

HRW condemns Assad regime's widespread use of barrel bombs, calls for arms embargo - but China and Russia not interested.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/02/2015 21:35
'PA's ICC Move Fueled by European-backed NGOs'

'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, 01/01/2015 15:42
Iraq Debuts Reality Show . . . On ISIS Attacks

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, 23/12/2014 10:49
HRW: Terrorist Home Demolitions are 'War Crimes'

HRW: 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, 22/11/2014 19:01
NGO Claims Israel 'Illegally' Expelling Illegals

NGO Claims Israel 'Illegally' Expelling Illegals

US-based HRW charges 'abuse, unlawful detention' despite Israeli laws, overwhelming evidence of job migration.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/09/2014 16:15
US 'Human Rights' NGO Supports Hamas War Crimes?

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, 20/08/2014 14:59
HRW Condemns Kidnapping, but Also Israel's Arrests

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, 17/06/2014 06:12
Call for Int'l Court Jurisdiction in 'Palestine'

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, 09/05/2014 00:15
HRW Accuses Israel of 'Shooting Palestinians'

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, 26/04/2014 01:41
HRW Urges Kerry to Delay Aid to Egypt

HRW 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, 04/04/2014 22:51
Saudi King Says Atheists Are Terrorists

Saudi King Says Atheists Are Terrorists

Saudi King Abdullah issues series of new decrees defining atheists as terrorists.Elad Benari, 02/04/2014 06:16