B´Tselem and HaMoked´s report alleging "Abuse and Torture" at an Israeli prison is based solely on "testimonies" from terrorists and suspected terrorists, coincides with the forthcoming UN Committee Against Torture review of Israel.
NGOs, Antisemitism, and Government Funding: NGO Monitors Report to the 2015 Global Forum on Antisemitism
The ongoing government funding for NGOs that engage in antisemitic activities and utilize antisemitic rhetoric highlights the persistent double standard: Hatred of Jews is tolerated in a way that would be unthinkable for other racial, ethnic, or religious groups.
BDS (Boycotts, Divestment, and Sanctions)
Campaigns of Demonization
Israeli NGO Zochrot will host a conference on the "Right of Return" of Palestinian refugees, funded by and including speakers from anti-Israel NGOs, many of which are funded by European governments, church-based foundations, and the New Israel Fund.
Critique of the House of Commons Library Briefing Paper “Israel and the Palestinians: no through road?"
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.
Amnesty International's establishment and staffing of a new Jerusalem, or Ramallah, based office seems to perpetuate the organization's disproportionate focus on Israel and anti-Israel biases.
HRW's recent publication, like previous ones, promotes a one-sided narrative against Israel, and fails to adhere to basic fact-finding standards.
In the context of the current debate over the proposed "Transparency Law," it is important to note a number of developments taking place in European parliaments, relating to their funding of Israeli NGOs.
Lawfare and International Law
Media and the “Halo Effect”
Organizations that pursue moral agendas have a particular obligation to operate according to ethical principles. NGO Monitor is proposing the following ethical guidelines to ensure that declaratory red lines are reflected in substantive policy of NGOs and their funders.
Despite bias and scandals, Human Rights Watch "Halo Effect" continues: "Unlawful destruction" in Gaza
On May 13, 2010, Human Rights Watch (HRW) released its seventh report on the Gaza war, I Lost Everything. The 116-page report focuses on alleged IDF destruction of civilian property, using this to promote the Goldstone report and to renew boycott calls against Israel.
The findings of a Senate report detailing the use of resources developed with State Department funding to advance political campaigns in Israel highlight the need for greater oversight in US funding of political advocacy NGOs.
The Palestinian Center for Human Rights, an organization funded by many European governments, distorts the reality of the recent wave of terror, claiming that the attackers are innocent, and denies Israelis of their human rights to life and safety.
IHL Secretariat Grantees Reaction to the Terror Wave: Impact of Funding from Denmark, Sweden, Switzerland and the Netherlands
Many highly politicized NGOs that are funded by the IHL Scretariat (composed of Denmark, Sweden, Switzerland and the Netherlands) have issued problematic statements regarding the recent wave of terror, which ignore attacks against civilians and Israel's right to self-defense.
In response to the recent wave of terror, government officials, repeating claims made by highly politicized NGOs, have accused Israel of using "excessive force" when responding to attacks against Israeli civilians, criminalizing Israels right to defend itself.
Transparency & Government Funding
A full analysis of all of the grants reported annualy by 27 Israeli NGOs in the years 2012-2014.
NGO Monitor provides guidelines for foreign governments to consider before funding NGOs, and calls for greater transparency in the funding process.
The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs oversees and facilitates government funding to some of the most biased and politicized regional NGOs, including a number involved in BDS and "lawfare" campaigns against Israel.