B'Tselem is not a human rights group, it is an advocacy group - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Brian Cohen
    • 21.07.13 | 09:54 (IDT)

    Call it anti-Israel or pro-Palestinian, but B'Tselem is most definitely not a "human rights" group. Most groups in the are who claim they fight for human rights" are simply misleading the public in order to get more donations. Human rights means they accept and promote universal human rights. They don't. They support only specific and limited Palestinian rights, often at the price of the rights of other human beings. They universally refuse to take action against the PA, which abuses its own citizens, preferring instead to target the much more socially acceptable and politically correct target of Israel. That's why hundreds, if not thousands, of political prisoners rot in west bank and Gaza jails - because B'Tselem and other groups would never raise a stink against Fatah or Hamas.

    from the article: B'Tselem spokeswoman wounded by Israeli Border Police fire at West Bank protest
    First published 01:23 21.07.13 | Last updated 01:23 21.07.13
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