Human Rights Watch asks UN to put Israel on child rights violators list

Human Rights Watch on Thursday urged UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to add Israel to an annual “List of Shame” of children’s rights violators, after more than 500 children were killed in the Gaza war last year.

The US-based rights group called on Ban to resist pressure from Israel and the United States to keep the Israeli Defense Forces off the list due to be released next week.

“Secretary-General Ban can strengthen child protection in war by compiling his list based on facts, not political pressure,” said Philippe Bolopion, crisis advocacy director at Human Rights Watch…

  • Norman_In_New_York

    Human Rights Watch needs to be put on the terrorism organization list.

    • BillyHW

      If it quacks like a duck…

  • China and North Korea kill infants.

    Where is the outrage?

    Oh, yeah- neither are Israel.

  • BillyHW

    Never in the history of the world have a people loved their children less than the “Palestinians”.

  • Censored_EG

    The U.N. is a laughable Muslim organization. Who actually takes its pronouncements seriously?

  • Hard Little Machine

    HRW should not be allowed to operate or set foot in Israel. They are a terrorist organization. Their members should be put on a watchlist for arrest if they attempt to enter Israel. Punishment should include jail time followed by deportation.