B’Tselem claims its mission is “to document and educate the Israeli public and policymakers about human rights violations in the Occupied Territories, combat the phenomenon of denial prevalent among the Israeli public, and help create a human rights culture in Israel.” In reality, B’Tselem is one of the largest, most well-funded NGOs that engages in a systematic campaign to delegitimize, criminalize and incite hate against Israel, often on false allegations, while ignoring and whitewashing terroristic acts and threats by Islamists in the Gaza Strip and West Bank.
Documentation of B’Tselem’s anti-Israel bias and incitement
The following articles and reports provide detailed evidence of B’Tselem’s subversive activities, and the impact that it has had in shaping world perceptions of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. These articles also serve as a key backdrop against which to judge B’Tselem’s actions to whitewash and even evoke sympathy for Palestinian rock-throwers, while ignoring the Jewish civilians who have been injured and killed as a result of this activity.
Agents Of Influence, by Caroline Glick, The Jerusalem Post, January 7, 2011. Glick examines and debunks numerous incidents of B’Tselem publishing inflammatory accusations against Israel, which are later proven to be false.
B’Tselem Photographer Stages Scene, by Yishai Goldflam & Tamar Sternthal, CAMERA, May 19, 2011. Demonstrates how B’Tselem creates inflammatory, false allegations against Israel, sometimes based on videos provided by Palestinian “citizen journalists” (to whom B’Tselem gives said video cameras). Several incidents are documented and proven false, several of which were featured by prominent Israeli and Western news sources.
The B’Tselem Witch Trials, by Noah Pollak, Commentary, May 2011. A massive expose’ that documents how B’Tselem’s bogus allegations against Israel served as the primary source of “evidence” upon which the notorious “Goldstone Report” was based – and which Goldstone himself later refuted, once he learned the truth. Going further back, it exposes how long B’Tselem has been smearing Israel, while whitewashing, ignoring or even justifying Islamist terrorism against it.
The Truth About Israel, a project by Danny Ayalon. In this video, Ayalon exposes B’Tselem’s real agenda, and shows how it incited hate against Israel by falsely claiming it “illegally detained” a 5-year-old Palestinian rock-thrower (details here):