“Shakir has a long history of antisemitism. He called for the annihilation of the Jewish state, defended antisemites in court, and whitewashed violence against Jews”

Antisemite of the Week: Omar Shakir – Bigot with a Vengeance
May 1, 2021

Omar Shakir is the Israel and Palestine “Country” Director at Human Rights Watch (HRW), a multimillion-dollar international non-governmental organization that purportedly conducts research and advocacy on human rights. With a $76M budget and not fully transparent funding, HRW major donors include the Open Society Institute, Ford Foundation, the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, and the Oak Foundation, among others. Despite countless atrocities and human rights violations around the world, HRW’s primary focus is on vilifying the State of the Jewish people, Israel. HWW played a major role in the creation of the eventually discredited Goldstone report, submitting numerous statements to the commission equating Israel to Hamas and falsely accusing Israel of “willfully” killing civilians. READ MORE

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