Asylum - Misinformation

The activist who attacked Syrian refugees wasn't chosen by HRW to participate in its campaign

  Sunday 18th November 2018

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Syrian and Arab news sites shared news saying Human Rights Watch chose Jordanian social media activist Dima Alam Faraj to participate in its humanitarian campaign.

The sites expressed anger due to HRW choice because Dima Alam Faraj attacked Syrian and Sudanese refugees in her tweets and said racist slurs against them.

Verify-Sy searched for the source of this claim and it turns out the campaign which chose Dima is not by HRW buy by European Union according to a source from the campaign.

Verify-Sy attach the link of EU4HumanRights campaign which was launched by European Union on March 2018 on the anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights to show the EU support for human rights according to the official statement on the Union website