NGOs slammed for failing to call for Schalit’s release

29.06.2011                      27.Siwan, 5771

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NGOs slammed for failing to call for Schalit’s release

Amnesty: We don't seek release of captured combatants; NGO Monitor: Groups devote resources to promote delegitimization of Israel.

A joint statement on Gilad Schalit from 12 human rights NGOs, which appeared on the website of the New York-based Human Rights Watch last week, has sparked criticism from US and Israeli groups for omitting a demand for the soldier’s release from Hamas captivity.
Schalit was abducted by the terrorist organization in 2006….