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Mona Seif, nominated for Human Rights Award despite supporting and promoting terror against Israel.

The man in the photo is a BBC journalist whose name is Jihad Misharawi.  His baby son, Omar, was killed by rocket fire during the November conflict between Israel and Hamas.  Initial reports blamed Israel for the baby’s death, but almost immediately questions were raised about this assignment of blame because of the timing, the logistics and other pictures of where the baby was killed.  By early March it was conclusively determined that Omar Misharawi’s death was caused by a Hamas – not an Israeli – rocket.  But inconvenient facts don’t seem to bother Seif, who also got the baby’s name wrong, using the father’s first name and the baby’s first name instead of the last name. This is the picture she attached to her Nov. 15 Tweet:

Mona Seif’s vicious tweet blaming Israel for death of Jihad Misharawi’s baby, when it was a Hamas rocket that killed Misharawi’s infant son.

 

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Although this tweet was no longer on Seif’s Twitter feed as of late Tuesday evening, April 30, it was still there earlier in the day and was captured in this exposé of Seif’s anti-Israel, pro-terrorism activity.

UN Watch, an NGO which monitors activity by the United Nations and NGOs that participate in UN activity and promotes human rights, shared a letter it sent to Kenneth Roth, the executive director of Human Rights Watch, bringing Seif’s pro-terrorism and violence Twitter activity to his attention, and asking that HRW “immediately cancel Ms. Seif’s nomination, on grounds of her public advocacy of violence against civilians, terrorism and war crimes, which is in complete violation of the Award criteria of ‘promotion and protection of human rights.'”

It will be worth watching to see whether Seif is removed as a contender for the “Nobel Human Rights Prize,” or whether this award shall become a travesty like when Yassir Arafat was awarded a Nobel Peace Prize.

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Lori Lowenthal Marcus is a contributor to the JewishPress.com. A graduate of Harvard Law School, she previously practiced First Amendment law and taught in Philadelphia-area graduate and law schools. You can reach her by email: Lori@JewishPressOnline.com

15 COMMENTS

  1. As soon as I saw the list of who makes the selection, it became obvious why!

    AI and HRW are wholly owned and controlled by George Soros Inc, a kapo who OPENLY admitted that the time he spent helping the nazzis murder Jews the "happiest time" of his life. So why the surprise here?

  2. Subject: JEWISH BLOOD SHOULD NOT BE CHEAP. WAKE UP JEWS AND POLITICIANS.

    NEVER FORET, NEVER FORGIVE. REMIND THE RABBIS AND JEWISH LEADERS AS WELL AS OUR POLITICIANS. Jewish blood should not be cheap. NOT ON MY WATCH. RABBI DR. BERNHARD ROSENBERG

    Video: http://www.israelhayom.com/site/newsletter_article.php?id=8995

    'My son was killed just for being Jewish'.

    Thousands attend funeral of Yitzhar resident Evyatar Borovsky, who was murdered by a Palestinian terrorist at Tapuach Junction • Settlers demand government take action, say "writing was on the wall in blood" • Fatah's Facebook page glorifies terrorist.

    He was stabbed multiple times in the chest.

    "Evyatar was a righteous, God-fearing man, who loved life. He loved making people laugh and he was extremely funny. He studied to be a medical clown and saw it as his vocation, to make patients smile and laugh. He didn’t care if they were Jewish or Arab."

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