Thursday, April 06, 2017

Kenneth Roth and his destruction of the credibility of Human Rights Watch--if it had any

When it comes to Israeli war crimes and massacres, Kenneth Roth and HRW has been always keen on saying that they can't judge and they can't determine if a war crime was committed pending on-site investigation and documentation. Follow Roth in the last few days: he now reaches conclusions purely on the basis of media accounts.  Hell, Roth has been all but urging the US government to go to war.  Would this uncredible human rights poseur ever dare urge the US to go to war against Israel for its long record of human rights violations and war crimes?  A reader sent me this about Roth:

And here he seems to be demanding that Trump escalate the US war in Syria, despite the mass casualties from recent US airstrikes: