Fundamentally Freund: Ariel Sharon and the inhumanity of Human Rights Watch
By MICHAEL FREUND, jpost.com, Jan. 13, 2014
The death of Ariel Sharon has brought to the fore an array of raw and confounding emotions throughout the country, as many Israelis grapple with his complex legacy. Indeed, it is hard to remember an Israeli leader who embodied so many contradictions so profoundly…..
…..In a statement issued on January 11 under the title, “Ariel Sharon’s troubled legacy,” and highlighted prominently on its homepage, HRW accused Sharon of war crimes and crimes against humanity, as though he were a Jewish Idi Amin and Saddam Hussein all rolled into one….