B’Tselem under pressure to denounce Hamas as terrorists


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”.

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