In NGO Monitor’s assessment, the IHRA definition can help address the challenges posed by deeply ingrained NGO antisemitism.
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|NGOs:||Islamic Relief Worldwide (IRW)|
|Start date:||1 Jan 1988|
|End date:||20 Sep 2021|
German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ) Funds Palestinian Terror-Linked Groups and NGOs Promoting Hatred
The German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ) funding is channeled to groups with ties to terror groups, that spread antisemitism, and that promote BDS (boycott, divestment, and sanctions) campaigns against Israel.
In the post 9/11 world, the issues of funding for terrorist organizations via Islamic charities and non-profits (as well as other sources) has received vast attention from global law enforcement and security agencies, as well as from scholars and other policy researchers. This paper attempts to shed light on a related but less explored phenomenon of Israeli, Palestinian, and other non-governmental organizations (NGOs) operating in the context of the Arab-Israeli conflict, that receive international government support and have ties to terrorist organizations. This financial support provides NGOs with legitimacy to continue operating despite their terror connections.
UN-OCHA oversees and facilitates government funding to some of highly biased and politicized NGOs, including a number that are very active in promoting BDS and “lawfare” campaigns that single out Israel.
The information provided by IRW regarding its internal investigation is insufficient. NGO Monitor recommends that an independent, transparent, and comprehensive audit of IRWs international activities and funding mechanisms be undertaken immediately.
NGO Monitor demands Western government accountability regarding funding to IRW, a British-based NGO with alleged links to Hamas.