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Anti-PKK/PYD cartoon, playing off the group's demand to free convicted terrorist Abdullah Ocalan while locking up its peaceful political foes
September 6, 2016

B’Tselem under pressure to denounce Hamas as terrorists

by
Henry Jackson Society
and
Alan Mendoza

Israeli human rights group B’Tselem has come under pressure to denounce Hamas as a terrorist organisation, after refusing to name them as such in an interview.

It comes after Sarit Michaeli, a senior B’Tselem spokesperson, spoke to Alan Mendoza, director of the Henry Jackson Society, a think-tank, in an interview on J-TV, a new Jewish-interest YouTube channel.

Mendoza repeated the question several times, and Michaeli repeated that B’Tselem “denounced terrorist acts perpetrated by Hamas,” before accusing Mendoza of “trying to smear us as terrorist-sympathisers, which is unacceptable”.

Read the full article here.

Alan Mendoza

About Alan Mendoza

Alan Mendoza is a Founder and Executive Director of the Henry Jackson Society.

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