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|Start date:||1 Jan 1988|
|End date:||Apr 2020|
On May 4 and May 5, 2019, Palestinian terror groups in Gaza fired over 600 rockets and mortars toward Israeli population centers, murdering four Israeli civilians. NGOs and NGO officials that claim to promote human rights have ignored the blatant Palestinian violations against Israeli civilians. Some have remained silent altogether, while others have focused exclusively on demonizing Israel for responding to the attacks.
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.
The British government has ended its funding of War on Want, an anti-Israel group that promotes BDS, highlighting the need for greater due diligence and transparency in European government funding of NGOs.
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.
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.
At the height of the holiday season, NGOs, well-known charities, and church groups are once again exploiting Christmas to conduct political warfare against Israel.
While some NGOs have condemned the recent series of attacks, others have either remained silent, blamed Israel, or have attempted to create an artificial balance and moral equivalence between terrorists and their victims.