HRC Nominated for Hasby Award for Best Media Watchdog

Though we didn’t win, it was an honour to be nominated for a Hasby Award for best media watchdog by the Israeli news site Elder of Zion. We congratulate BBC Watch for winning and commend fellow nominees: CiF Watch and Presspectiva.

HRC In the News: "Media Watchdog Encourages Armchair Advocates"

As part of HRC’s cross-country tour in March, HRC Executive Director Mike Fegelman spoke in Edmonton and the Edmonton Jewish News covered it. Read the article below, which explains HRC’s mandate to ensure fair and accurate reporting on Israel, and its successes.

Independent Watchdog Group Freedom House: Israel Only Free Country in the Middle East

In its annual report, the watchdog stated: “Israel remains the region’s only Free country. In recent years, controversies have surrounded proposed laws that threatened freedom of expression and the rights of civil society organizations. In most cases, however, these measures have either been quashed by the government or parliament, or struck down by the Supreme […]