Thursday, May 2, 2013

Outrage: Human Rights Watch selects terror supporter as a finalist for human rights award...


...because killing Jews is not considered terror by liberals...

Via The Washington Times:
Several Washington-based human rights groups are facing criticism for awarding two radical Egyptian Islamists who have endorsed terrorism and expressed hostility toward Israel.

Human Rights Watch (HRW) came under fire earlier this week after it selected Mona Seif, an Egyptian terrorist sympathizer who calls Israel the “real terrorist,” as a finalist for the prestigious Martin Ennals Award for Human Rights Defenders.

Critics quickly accused HRW and the other nonprofits responsible for selecting Seif of perverting the award by selecting a radical figure who has preached terrorism against Israel.

Egyptian human rights activist Amr Bakly expressed shock on Twitter upon learning that Seif was a finalist for the human rights award.

“#Martin_Ennals_Award not for a terrorists supporters .. Mona Saif [sic] is a terrorist suppoerter [sic]!,” Bakly tweeted.

The watchdog group UN Watch additionally petitioned the Martin Ennals Foundation to take Seif out of the running for the honor.

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