B’Tselem ensuring that we don’t lose our humanity

In its clear statement regarding the severity of Azaria’s actions, the court nailed the importance of the organization that exposed them. This becomes all the more important in light of the delegitimization, incitement and abashment campaign launched by right-wing politicians, and those fawning over the Right, against B’Tselem.

They think—justifiably—that the majority of the public supports them, that the majority of the public believes B’Tselem outcry should be gagged, that its members are Israel’s enemies and act to humiliate Israel in the world, that they are leftist traitors.

Here is my view: