‘Human Rights Watch’ accuses Israel of ‘apartheid’

Recently the Human Rights Watch organization reported that Israel is persecuting Palestinians and its Arab population under an ‘apartheid’ mentality with the aim of maintaining Jewish supremacy.

The organization said that Israel is taking action against a number of civil rights, including restrictions on their movement, occupation of land, forced population-transfer and non-residence in Israel under this atrocity.

The report by Human Rights Watch revealed the fact that the territory between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean Sea is the sole control of the Israeli government.

Israel’s response:

  • However, the allegations of ‘Human Rights Watch’ have been denied by the Israeli government. In retaliation, the organization has also been accused by Israel of running an ‘anti-Israel agenda’ for a long time.
  • You may be aware that currently the International Criminal Court (ICC) is also investigating allegations of alleged war crimes against Israel.

‘Human Rights Watch’ (HRW)

  • Human Rights Watch is an international non-governmental organization advocating for human rights and conducting research related to them. It was founded in the year It is the largest international human rights organization in the United States and is headquartered in New York City. It leads the world’s media attention to human rights violations.
  • Human Rights Watch pressures various governments, policy makers, companies and individual human rights violators to uphold and respect human rights, and serves as representatives of refugees, children, migrants and political prisoners.

Source – The Hindu

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