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HRW founder changes mind on Israel genocide charge

The co-founder of Human Rights Watch, whose German Jewish parents had to flee Nazi Germany, told CNN he now believes Israel is committing genocide in Gaza. Aryeh Neier, who was also head of the American Civil Liberties Union, previously didn't believe Israel's military actions on Gaza could be considered genocide, but he changed his mind after witnessing how Israel has systematically deprived Gaza's civilian population of food and water.

May 29, 2024 at 1:35 pm