While Israeli NGO Breaking the Silence claims to primarily address Israeli audiences, its lobbying and advocacy efforts are geared toward international audiences and contribute to the delegitimization of Israel.
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|Funders:||Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law Secretariat: Denmark, Sweden, Switzerland, and the Netherlands|
|Start date:||1 Jan 1988|
|End date:||23 May 2022|
No Way to Represent a Child: Defense for Children International Palestine's Distortions of the Israeli Justice System
In April 2016, the Palestinian non-governmental organization (NGO) Defense for Children International – Palestine (DCI-P) launched its No Way to Treat a Child campaign, which aims to lobby governments to “use all available means to pressure the Israeli government to end the detention and abuse of Palestinian children.” In this campaign, DCI-P makes numerous false and misleading claims about the IDF and Israeli Military Courts.
The Palestinian non-governmental organization (NGO) Addameer published “The Israeli Military Court System.” This report claims to present a number of faults with the Israeli justice system in the West Bank and implies that Israeli courts do not have the right to prosecute Palestinians committing acts of terrorism. The report goes on to make a number of false legal claims regarding the implementation of law and the Israeli military courts in the West Bank – emblematic of the NGO’s contextually, factually, and legally misleading campaigns.
The Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law Secretariat (Secretariat) – a joint funding mechanism of the governments of Switzerland, Denmark, Sweden, and the Netherlands – is suspending funding to the Women’s Affairs Technical Committee (WATC), after WATC participated in inaugurating a women’s center in the West Bank named after Dalal Mughrabi, a terrorist who murdered 38 Israeli civilians.
Submission of NGO Monitor to the 120th Session of the Human Rights Committee in Advance of its Reporting on Switzerland
NGO Monitor submitted the following information to the Human Rights Committee in advance of its adoption of the report and concluding observations for Switzerland. Switzerland provides millions of euros in funding to NGOs that promote entisemitism, anti-Israel national origin discrimination, violent imagery, and the so-called "right of return," a euphemism for terrorism.
Submission to Human Rights Council on Swedish Funding for Antisemitism, BDS, Rejectionism, and Terror Affiliates
The Amuta for NGO Responsibility submitted a written statement to the UN Human Rights Council on Swedish funding to NGOs that promote antisemitism, BDS, and rejectionism; and have ties to terror.
NGO Monitor estimates that European governments – directly through governmental mechanisms, and indirectly via church and other humanitarian groups – and UN agencies contribute over €100 million to non-governmental organizations (NGOs) active in the Arab-Israeli conflict.
The resolution passed today in the Swiss Council of States will have a dramatic effect on government funding to non-governmental organizations (NGOs). The final vote today follows three years of NGO Monitor publications and presentations documenting the issue of unchecked and unaccountable NGO funding in Switzerland.
Olga Deutsch, NGO Monitor Europe Desk Director, discusses European funding for pro-BDS organizations.
Denmark is one of four governments that funds politicized NGOs in the Arab-Israeli conflict through the IHL Secretariat. A number of these groups incite violence, have ties to terrorist organizations, and are leaders of BDS campaigns against Israel.