Below is a compilation of articles highlighting NGO Monitor’s contributions to the broader conversation about NGOs, funding, and accountability in the United Kingdom. These include blogs and op-eds written by NGO Monitor and staff, as well as articles citing NGO Monitor, or otherwise relevant to our mission.
New York Post, February 10, 2017
“Directly or indirectly, UK government outlays of more than $2.5 million have gone to “groups that polarize Israeli society and for campaigns exploiting false allegations of ‘war crimes,’ ” says Gerald Steinberg of the watchdog outfit NGO Monitor.”
Hana Levi Julian, Jewish Press, February 06, 2017
“Breaking the Silence has been receiving funds originating with the British government via aid organizations, the NGO Monitor reports. ..“For many years, the UK, like other European governments, has streamed money to groups that polarize Israeli society, and for campaigns exploiting false allegations of ‘war crimes’, Prof. Gerald Steinberg, President of NGO Monitor, commented.”
Nir Mualem, Channel 20, February 7, 2017 (See also Kol Chai)
“Professor Gerald Steinberg, president of NGO Monitor Research Institute: “For many years, the UK, like other European governments, has streamed money to groups that polarize Israeli society and for campaigns exploiting false allegations of ‘war crimes’.”
Barak David, Haaretz, February 06, 2017
“Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu asked his British counterpart, Theresa May, to stop the British Foreign Office from funding left-wing Israeli organizations, first and foremost the veterans’ group Breaking the Silence (BtS)… Prime Minister’s Office said Britain indirectly funds BtS by funding groups like Christian Aid and CAFOD, which then pass on funds to BtS.”
Roi Idan, NRG, January 11, 2017
“Is the British have double standards in that matter? Analysis of NGO Monitor reports shows that the UK, by its official bodies, grants millions of pounds to political NGOs, some of them are clearly anti Israeli…”
NGO Monitor, January 04, 2017
NGO Monitor prepared a document for Knesset Members and British Parliamentarians for a meeting discussing Antisemitism and Hate Crimes.
NGO Monitor, December 19, 2016
Changes to the UK’s funding to the Palestinian Authority can be attributed in part to ongoing NGO Monitor activities in the UK emphasizing the impact of British funding to NGOs in Israel and the PA.
NGO Monitor, November 22, 2016
Report from IBA News based on NGO Monitor research, European Funded NGOs linked to PFLP Terror Network
Anne Herzberg, The Jerusalem Post, November 01, 2016
Anne Herzberg describes the hypocrisy of the UK’s protecting its soldiers from claims against them in British courts, while funding the very same campaign against Israel.
NGO Monitor, September 11, 2016
John Hilary, Executive Director of War on Want, will be stepping down from his position, as the UK Charity Commission considers complaints about “campaigning and political activities” by the organization.
NGO Monitor, July 27, 2016
A recent document from the UK House of Commons contains generalities and unsupported assertions, taking much of its information from biased NGOs that lack credibility.
NGO Monitor, July 24, 2016
The Palestinian Center for Human Rights, an EU-funded NGO, is the driving force behind the ongoing lawfare campaign against Tzipi Livni and other senior Israeli officials.
NGO Monitor, July 20, 2016
The British House of Lords is set to debate issues relating to Palestinian children. A briefing paper prepared in advance, which was withdrawn this week, presents a one-sided, biased narrative of Palestinian suffering relies heavily on the “findings” of political advocacy NGOs.
NGO Monitor, July 03, 2016
NGO Monitor, June 21, 2016
An official document from 1982 sheds light on how the UK perceived the role of NGOs in Israeli society, and the possible harms of foreign government funding for Israeli civil society.
Shaun Sacks, NGO Monitor, June 14, 2016
At the UK House of Commons debate on the UK foreign aid budget, NGO Monitor research was quoted as a source of how funds are being misused and allocated to NGOs whose activities defy UK policy and values.
Professor Gerald M. Steinberg, Canadian Jewish News, May 19, 2016
Gerald Steinberg demonstrates how antisemitism in the UK goes far beyond the British Labour Party, and is found on university campuses and among groups claiming to promote human rights and other liberal values.