Amnesty International have just dropped their annual report, documenting “grave violations of human rights in 2020 in 149 countries.” And believe it or not, Israel does not rate a mention on its summary page.
But don’t be fooled. If you read the actual report, Israel is mentioned the most, far more than the world’s real human rights abusers. Here is an analysis of the number of times countries are mentioned in it:
Not even a close race. Clearly, that Amnesty International bias is on display.
In its section on “Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories”, Israel is singled out for its treatment of palestinian Arabs, including things like unlawful killings and excessive use of force, arbitrary detention, unfair trials, torture, lack of freedom of expression and gender-based violence. Despite the fact the palestinian Arabs perpetrate all of these things (either against their own people or Israelis or both), their conduct is not at all mentioned. The absurdity of it all is highlighted by the section on gender-based violence:
Violence against women persisted in Israel, especially against Palestinian citizens.
At least 21 women were killed as a result of gender-based violence.
Besides the fact they refer to Israeli Arabs as “palestinian citizens”, the majority of these cases were perpetrated by Arab against Arab!
Amnesty International has time and again shown themselves to be anything but an objective, fair human rights organization truly interested in the human rights of all people. This report is yet another example of this.
Hat tip: Michal
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