The French government's funding of groups that support BDS campaigns and with alleged ties to terror groups casts doubt upon its ability to serve as an impartial host of an upcoming summit dedicated to peace.
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On June 29-30, 2017, the UN Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People (CEIRPP) held a forum to “mark fifty years of Israeli occupation.” As anticipated, the event “Ending the Occupation: Creating the Space for Human Rights, Development and a Just Peace,” featured antisemitic rhetoric, calls for BDS (boycott, divestment, and sanctions), and demonization campaigns against Israel’s existence.
A compilation of events, campaigns, statements, and lobbying efforts that have been organized by NGOs to mark 50 years since the Six Day War.
Naftali Balanson describes how B'Tselem has abandoned its work as a human rights NGO in favor of partisan political advocacy.
Naftali Balanson responds to an interview with B'Tselem Executive Director Hagai El-Ad, explaining that after being unable to convince the Israeli public to accept its views, B'Tselem has elected to go outside, by lobbying European governments and the UN to impose their views on the Israeli people.
Gerald Steinberg analyzes the European funding that enables groups like B'Tselem to engage in politicized activities, including throughout the Azarya trial.
Resolution 2334, adopted by the UN Security Council in December 2016 adopts the language used by multiple European-funded NGOs promoting anti-Israel campaigns, in the form of incremental strategies leading to full boycotts.
Recent Activities of NGOs Receiving Core Funding from the Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law Secretariat
An update of the recent activities of NGOs that receive core-funding from the IHL Secretariat.
Sabeel Colorado, a branch of the pro-BDS NGO Sabeel, is currently promoting its upcoming trip to Israel, which will meet with several Israeli NGOs.
Prof. Gerald Steinberg argues that those coming out in support of B'Tselem's presentation at the UN, and against PM Netanyahu and other officials, should instead engage with Israel's elected representatives through open discussions and accepted guidelines.