German funding to political NGOs active in the Arab-Israeli conflict often supports radical organizations that oppose peace, promote demonization, political warfare, and in some cases, blatant antisemitism.
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|Start date:||1 Jan 1988|
|End date:||26 Mar 2023|
French Government Funding of Politicized NGOs Active in the Arab-Israeli Conflict: BDS and Demonization
The French government provides millions of euros to French, Palestinian, and Israeli NGOs that engage in activities that demonize and delegitimize Israel.
Jason Edelstein explains that the Australian government is funding numerous NGOs in the region that demonize Israel and implement activities that make peace more difficult to achieve.
In sharp contrast to Dutch government policy, direct and indirect funding supports NGOs that are active in BDS campaigns. In their response to this report, the Dutch Foreign Minister and State-Secretary of Foreign Affairs indicated that failure to end these activities may result in a cessation of funding.
Senator Eric Abetz asked officials from the Australian Agency for International Development about safeguards in place that prevent AusAID funding being used ...in a manner that contravenes Australian government policy on Israel? Let us just pluck an example out of the air like BDSBoycott, Divestment and Sanctions.
ICCO and Cordaid, which receive millions of euros from the Dutch government, fund some of the most radical NGOs active in the Arab-Israeli conflict - including groups that are active in anti-Israel BDS.