Tag Archives: human rights

Pass the popcorn: Unprecedented tension between Saudi Arabia and Iran

When our enemies start fighting each other Israel can usually sit back and enjoy the show, although always with a weather eye out for any “collateral damage” that might be headed our way, whether from stray missiles and bullets or … Continue reading

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A different Palestinian perspective on Israel, BDS, and human rights

The media are full of bad news, but as much as possible I shall try to stick to good or positive news over the Sukkot holiday. There’s plenty of time to catch up afterwards. Today’s relatively good news relates to … Continue reading

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Non-surprise of the week: UN HRC condemns Israel despite military experts defence of the IDF

As I wrote a couple of weeks ago, ahead of the United Nations Human Rights Council  (UNHRC)’s investigation of Israel’s alleged “war crimes” during Operation Protective Edge last summer, Israel went the extra mile and invited a panel of international … Continue reading

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UN and Amnesty – two sides of the same coin

Sometimes I feel I could just post some old blog posts of mine about the UN, Amnesty, BDS or any of the other assorted anti-Israel and antisemitic organizations and no one would be able to tell if the post was … Continue reading

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Using “human rights” to slander Israel

Human Wrongs Rights Watch is at least as bad, if not worse, than the Human Wrongs Rights Council of the UN.  They concentrate on Israel’s alleged misdeeds with a microscope, magnify them and broadcast them worldwide, thereby inciting the masses … Continue reading

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Will anti-immigrant sentiment change Sweden’s anti-Israel position?

Is Scandinavia a center for anti-Israel activities? The answer, from David Stavrou at i24 News is: – not necessarily: While other countries are giving up on the Middle East, Scandinavia still has it high on its agenda. Why? Many Israelis … Continue reading

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