JCB (J.C Bamford Excavators), a UK-based manufacturer of construction equipment, has become a target of BDS campaigns due to its sale of equipment to the State of Israel. These campaigns, primarily from British NGOs, intensified in 2020 after JCB was included on the discriminatory UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) “blacklist” of companies operating in Israel, published in February 2020.
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|NGOs:||Israeli Committee against House Demolitions (ICAHD)|
|Start date:||1 Jan 1988|
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On July 6-7 2019, the Palestine Expo conference and exhibition was held at the London Olympia convention center in the United Kingdom. The event served as a platform for organizers and participants to espouse anti-Israel rhetoric, antisemitism, and promote BDS (boycott, divestment, and sanctions) as well as demonization and delegitimization campaigns
Professor Steinberg argues that if Michael Sfard is truly for fighting for human rights he would be more careful with whom he allies himself with.
ICAHD was co-founded in 1997 by Jeff Halper; in 2015, the NGO was closed due to a court order. Halper continues to promote anti-Israel rhetoric, and support BDS campaigns.
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.
Gerald Steinberg describes the unique and unhealthy dependence between the EU and NGOs active in the Arab-Israeli conflict, in which European funds are used to perpetuate the one-sided and biased views of anti-Israel groups.
Gerald Steinberg outlines the issues behind the recent NGO Wars, delineating the anti-Israel activities being carried out by European-funded NGOs in Israel.