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Wed Nov 27, 2019, 08:11 PM

Israel has lost even pretense of respect for international law - expelled HRW official

https://www.rt.com/news/474435-hrw-official-israel-deportation/

A top Human Rights Watch official recently deported from Israel spoke to RT about his expulsion, warning that the world will hear about more rights abuses in the occupied Palestinian lands if it doesn’t act.
Omar Shakir, an American citizen and Human Rights Watch (HRW) director for Israel and Palestine, was deported earlier this week under the pretext of calling for a boycott of the Jewish state. He told RT that evicting a HRW official for his professional activity was a telling move.

“This is without doubt an effort to muzzle down Human Rights Watch and to muzzle advocacy for Palestinian rights,” Shakir proclaimed.

Israel is regarded a Western-style democracy, but free expression there actually excludes campaigning for the rights of Palestinians, Shakir pointed out.

This move shows the degree to which Israel has lost even the pretense of respect for basic international norms. If Israel, despite criticism from much of the world, deports me as it did earlier this week for my rights advocacy, how it will ever stop abusing rights?

By throwing out a representative of “one of the world’s largest human rights organizations,” Israel is trying to warn other rights groups that “your work documenting rights abuses could result in facing new punitive sanctions.”

The 41-year-old official was told to leave Israel last year after being accused of engaging in Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement activities – that’s due to a controversial 2017 law that barred foreigners who publicly call for a boycott of Israel from entering the country.

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Reply Israel has lost even pretense of respect for international law - expelled HRW official (Original post)
DillyDilly500 Nov 27 OP
His Daughter Nov 27 #1
quad489 Nov 27 #2
Solesurvivor Nov 27 #3
DillyDilly500 Nov 27 #4
357blackhawk Nov 27 #6
Solesurvivor Nov 28 #7
_eek Nov 28 #9
Banshee 3 Actual Nov 28 #11
Oldgeezer Nov 27 #5
_eek Nov 28 #8
Badsamm Nov 28 #10
Charlie Mike Nov 29 #12

Response to DillyDilly500 (Original post)

Wed Nov 27, 2019, 08:25 PM

1. HRW is an NGO with a sketchy track record

He was told to leave last year and they finally tossed him when his paperwork expired. They knew it was coming and why. Not news, not surprising, but it is RT afterall. Unlike the headline, there was no violation of international law either.

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Response to DillyDilly500 (Original post)

Wed Nov 27, 2019, 09:05 PM

2. Human Rights Watch has zero credibility while it ignores abuses in Venezuela, Yemen, Turkey, etc...

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Response to DillyDilly500 (Original post)

Wed Nov 27, 2019, 09:10 PM

3. The Jews realize there is going to be no peace with the

Muzzies so why bother?

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Response to Solesurvivor (Reply #3)

Wed Nov 27, 2019, 09:21 PM

4. That true so maybe it's time they consider relocation

to a region that "wants" them wherever that might be.

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Response to DillyDilly500 (Reply #4)

Wed Nov 27, 2019, 11:29 PM

6. because they are the indiginous

people of that area. Especially Judea and Samaria which is in the West Bank.

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Response to DillyDilly500 (Reply #4)

Thu Nov 28, 2019, 11:36 AM

7. They have the nukes, they make the rules

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Response to DillyDilly500 (Reply #4)

Thu Nov 28, 2019, 01:12 PM

9. So, are you and your ilk also leaving?


better move quick, before we start up the helicopters.

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Response to DillyDilly500 (Reply #4)

Thu Nov 28, 2019, 06:04 PM

11. You first, sure the local Indians would be happy to see you go

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Response to DillyDilly500 (Original post)

Wed Nov 27, 2019, 11:22 PM

5. Rusian proagandaTV sticking up fot the HRW....stop my sides hurt from laughing

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Response to DillyDilly500 (Original post)

Thu Nov 28, 2019, 01:11 PM

8. boo hoo.



Little lefty has a problem with the jooz..

You're angst makes me laugh.

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Response to DillyDilly500 (Original post)

Thu Nov 28, 2019, 01:26 PM

10. Omar Shakir, an American citizen and Human Rights Watch (HRW)

Lololol

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Response to DillyDilly500 (Original post)

Fri Nov 29, 2019, 08:27 AM

12. Now do indiscriminate rocket attacks.

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