Trócaire and producer John McColgan released a 50-minute documentary that claims to explore “the impact of ongoing conflict and military occupation on the people who live there.” The documentary promotes a one-sided Palestinian narrative and features interviews with officials from political NGOs, as well as with Haaretz columnist Gideon Levy. Israeli MFA spokesperson Emmanuel Nahshon also appears sporadically as an artificial form of “balance.”
Human Rights Watch published a press release in which Sarah Leah Whitson, Director of HRW's Middle East and North Africa Division, attacks Israel with a stream of false claims and demonization. The attempt to portray the situation as Jew versus Palestinian is wrong and reflects an on-going attempt by Whitson to manufacture claims of discrimination.
In response to a letter sent by NGO Monitor regarding the funding of a group that inaugurated a youth center named after a terrorist, the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs clarified that, in cooperation with the other donor countries of the Secretariat, the Netherlands has decided to suspend cooperation with WATC until further notice.
Ma'an Network, which receives funding from a number of European governments, has uploaded and written about a video that promotes violence against Israelis.
The EIDHR allocates EU funds to civil society organizations that "promote democracy and human rights in third countries." A recent EIDHR evaluation that seeks to identify areas for improvement fails to fulfill its mandate of independently assessing the instrument's effectiveness by primarily consulting with a narrow segment of stakeholders, most of which have an obvious vested interest.
Amnesty International has followed its standard procedure of adopting a stridently Palestinian narrative in its describing chaos and violence on the Temple Mount as an "entirely unprovoked attack" by Israel on Palestinians.
Amnesty International has condemned the actions taken by the governments of Israel and Iraq in fighting Hamas and Hezbollah, and ISIS, respectively, referring to them as "disproportionate" and "indiscriminate." These accusations are legally and morally flawed, and reflect Amnesty's trying to limit the ability of Western democracies to combat asymmetric warfare.
A "Dispatch" published by Human Rights Watch was written by a woman who has written, and been fired on account of her writing, Palestinian propaganda. She was previously dismissed from UN-OCHA due to her posting a "bogus" claim on Twitter.
In response to the recent debate over George Soros' Open Society Foundations ,NGO Monitor reiterates its position that it opposes any restrictive legislation that goes beyond transparency, while condemning the problematic funding of the OSF.