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B’Tselem

B'Tselem (, " [God]") is a Jerusalem-based non-profit organization whose stated goals are to document human rights violations in the Israeli-occupied territories, combat denial of the existence of such violations, and help to create a human rights culture in Israel. B'Tselem also maintains a presence in Washington, D.C., known as B'Tselem USA. B'Tselem has provoked sharp reactions within Israel, ranging from harsh criticism to strong praise.

B'Tselem

, " [God]") is an Israeli non-governmental organization (NGO) founded on February 3, 1989 by a group of prominent Israeli lawyers, academics, journalists, and members of the Knesset. B'Tselem's stated goals are to document human rights violations in the occupied territories, combat denial and help to create a human rights culture in Israel. In December 1989, B'Tselem shared the Carter-Menil Human Rights Prize with the Palestinian group, Al-Haq.