Israel Slander Corrupts Human Rights

[Jerusalem Post] Haviv Rettig - Human rights are misused by anti-Semitic anti-Israel campaigns that mask their efforts to dismember the only Jewish state through sophisticated and insidious use of the language of human rights, former Canadian justice minister Irwin Cotler told the Global Forum for Combating Anti-Semitism in Jerusalem on Monday. "Israel is delegitimized, if not demonized, by the ascription to it of the two most scurrilous indictments of twentieth-century racism, Nazism and apartheid, the embodiment of all evil." This has the effect of turning an anti-Semitic indictment calling for Israel's dismantlement into a moral imperative; and to seek to give it the imprimatur of the UN and international law.

2007-02-13 01:00:00

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