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Op-Ed: “Activists push idea that Israel’s behind the coronavirus pandemic”

https://www.jns.org/opinion/activists-push-idea-that-israel-is-behind-the-coronavirus-pandemic/
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 24, 2020 at 4:30pm 4/24/2020 at 4:30pm
https://www.jns.org/opinion/activists-push-idea-that-israel-is-behind-the-coronavirus-pandemic/

Regular readers may remember my Thursday, April 9th research post, Investigation: How Anti-Israel Activists Are Hijacking The Coronavirus Crisis And Turning It Against Israel. Though the original post clocked in at close to 10,000 words, we managed to distill it down; the short version was published today in JNS

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Investigation: How Anti-Israel Activists Are Hijacking The Coronavirus Crisis And Turning It Against Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 9, 2020 at 9:00pm 4/9/2020 at 9:00pm

We have written a lot about how anti-Israel activists routinely hijack causes, events, and crises unrelated to Israel, using “intersectional” theory to turn those issues against the Jewish state.

That phenomenon is playing out again with the coronavirus pandemic, providing the ‘usual suspects’ with yet another issue to exploit.

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Human Rights Watch Allegedly Took Saudi Money “by Promising Not to Support” Gay Rights in Middle East

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AEreEj_qrWE&t=5s
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 6, 2020 at 7:00am 3/6/2020 at 7:00am
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Ken Roth, the head of Human Rights Watch (HRW), allegedly took close to half a million dollars in Saudi donations “by promising not to support advocacy” of gay rights in the Muslim-dominated Middle East and North Africa, media reports disclose.

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Israeli Supreme Court approves deportation of Omar Shakir, anti-Israel activist working for Human Rights Watch

https://youtu.be/Dn3v-QiYQp8?t=44
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 8, 2019 at 3:00pm 11/8/2019 at 3:00pm
https://youtu.be/Dn3v-QiYQp8?t=44

Ending an 18-months legal battle, Israel’s Supreme Court decided last Tuesday to uphold the Interior Ministry’s refusal to renew the work visa of Omar Shakir, who had first entered the country as “Israel and Palestine Country Director” of Human Rights Watch (HRW) in February 2017. The court reportedly ruled that Shakir...

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Anti-Israel bias at Human Rights Watch (Part 2: Two decades of anti-Zionism)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CGcpWfVZcH4
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 9:00pm 5/18/2019 at 9:00pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CGcpWfVZcH4

In the first part of my documentation of the bias of Human Rights Watch, I focused on HRW’s “Israel and Palestine Country Director” Omar Shakir.

I demonstrated that, given his long record of anti-Israel activism, it is laughable for HRW to insist that Shakir would be able or even willing to impartially...

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Anti-Israel bias at Human Rights Watch (Part 1: Omar Shakir)

https://youtu.be/Dn3v-QiYQp8?t=44
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 8:00pm 5/11/2019 at 8:00pm
https://youtu.be/Dn3v-QiYQp8?t=44

Israel has refused to renew a visa for Omar Shakir of Human Rights Watch (HRW) to remain in Israel as a human rights worker, based on his long history of anti-Israel activism. This has caused a storm of controversy and lawsuits, leading to the fair question: Is Shakir entitled to a...

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Airbnb to boycott Jews living in the ‘West Bank’

http://www.oliverandsons.com/2014716new-airbnb-logo-our-thoughts/
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 19, 2018 at 9:33pm 11/19/2018 at 9:33pm
http://www.oliverandsons.com/2014716new-airbnb-logo-our-thoughts/

Airbnb has been under a sustained pressure campaign by anti-Israeli activist groups to cease listing homes and apartments for rent in Israeli Jewish settlements in Judea and Samaria (the “West Bank”).

The area was ethnically cleansed of Jews by the Jordanians after Jordan captured the area in Israel’s War of Independence. The...

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Human Rights Watch whines after Nikki Haley hits them over obstruction of attempts to reform UN Human Rights Council

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UkzEjuYl38Q
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 22, 2018 at 5:00pm 6/22/2018 at 5:00pm
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The Deputy Executive Director of Human Rights Watch (HRW) Iain Levine, posted what he called an “extraordinary” letter from United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Wednesday evening.

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UN Resolution 2334 advances the boycott of Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 29, 2016 at 10:10am 12/29/2016 at 10:10am

In all the fury over the anti-Israel UN Resolution 2334 the Obama administration marshalled through the Security Council, with an “abstain” vote providing cover for the perfidy, few people have focused on a particularly pernicious and dangerous provision.

I’m not talking about the provisions effectively declaring it illegal for Jews to live...

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