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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An analysis of Swiss direct and indirect funding of politicized NGOs active in the Arab-Israeli conflict.
NGO Monitor welcomes today's vote in the Swiss Parliament calling on the government to cease funding groups that support BDS and antisemitism.
Gerald Steinberg describes the important milestone reached in the passing of a Swiss motion that would cease governmental funding of NGOs that support BDS and antisemitism.
The Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) has denied requests from a Swiss resident and from NGO Monitor to provide public information about Swiss government funding to the Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law Secretariat (the IHL Secretariat), a Ramallah-based framework that distributes 56% of its budget to NGOs that advocate for BDS (boycott, divestment, and sanctions) campaigns against Israel.
Funding updates to the Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law Secretariat since November 2016.
The Swiss government is again reportedly directly involved in reconciliation efforts between Fatah and Hamas. This is not the sole example of the Swiss government partnering with anti-Israel NGOs to legitimize Hamas.
An analysis of NGO ties to the PFLP, a designated terrorist organization, and the European funding to these NGOs.
Gerald Steinberg explains that the major issues regarding foreign government funding for powerful and politicized Israeli NGOs are not going to go away simply because Israeli legislation is passed.
NGO Monitor has influenced European parliaments to debate funding NGOs involved in the Arab-Israeli conflict as well as those involved in BDS campaigns.