Human Rights Watch Seeks Saudi Money

[Wall Street Journal] David Bernstein - A delegation from Human Rights Watch was recently in Saudi Arabia to raise money from wealthy Saudis by highlighting HRW's demonization of Israel. There is something wrong when a human rights organization goes to one of the worst countries in the world for human rights to raise money to wage lawfare against Israel, and says not a word during the trip about the status of human rights in that country. Its officers see nothing unseemly about raising funds among the elite of one of the most totalitarian nations on earth, with a pitch about how the money is needed to fight "pro-Israel forces."

2009-07-14 06:00:00

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