NGO Monitor blasts Amnesty for not condemning rockets

23.08.2011                      23.Aw-Elul, 5771

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NGO Monitor blasts Amnesty for not condemning rockets

Gerald Steinberg, NGO Monitor president, says Amnesty International ‘makes a complete mockery of international law.’

The Jerusalem-based human rights watchdog organization NGO Monitor sharply criticized Amnesty International’s response to last week’s Palestinian attacks against Israeli civilians and soldiers, which resulted in the killing of eight Israelis and scores of wounded.
Prof. Gerald Steinberg, NGO Monitor president, told The Jerusalem Post on Sunday that “instead of issuing a strong condemnation of the August 18 Palestinian terror attacks, Amnesty International’s statement draws a false equivalence between cold-blooded murder and self defense that targeted those responsible.”…