Israeli human rights org calls for UNHRC to be labeled as hate group
July 21, 2022
The US should investigate the United Nations Human Rights Council for antisemitism, according to Shurat HaDin (Israel Law Center). In a letter sent on Sunday to US Special Envoy for Monitoring and Combating Antisemitism Deborah Lipstadt, the human-rights group said the UNHRC is an “inherently antisemitic organization, obsessively engaged in spreading blood libels, false allegations and delegitimizing the Jewish state by reviving the banner of ‘Zionism is racism.’” In the letter, Shurat HaDin said the US should label the council as a hate group. READ MORE
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