Sorry BG, but its not an issue of human rights for some - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Jacob Blues
    • 12.03.06 | 05:11 (IST)

    It's human rights for all. In fact, following the 9.11. attacks on the WTC, a number of global human rights groups sat down and looked at the issue, wondering why they had never investigated such groups and critiqued their actions. There are indeed unviversal rights, including the right to life. To use the excuse that B'tselem has only 'meager' funds at its disposal, and therefore shouldn't have to raise its voice in condemnation of the Palestinian violence, is a cop out. Declaring that you're going to champion only one side in a two party conflict does not create a human rights group, it shows that only some have rights, and others don't.

    from the article: Patriotism sans borders
    First published 00:00 10.03.06 | Last updated 00:00 10.03.06
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