Legislation ostensibly addressing Israel and children’s rights, introduced in Congress yesterday by Rep. Betty McCollum (D-MN), is the latest BDS strategy to demonize and impose sanctions on Israel, notes Jerusalem-based research institute NGO Monitor.
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Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) led by Defense for Children International Palestine’s (DCI-P) have been conducting a campaign under the label of “No Way to Treat a Child” (NWTTAC). This initiative calls on government officials “to use all available means to pressure the Israeli government to end the detention and abuse of Palestinian children” and will “continue until the occupation is ended.”
Anne Herzberg points out the decision to deny BDS activists entry to Israel and the amendments to the law must be seen in context.
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.
On June 29-30, 2017, the UN Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People (CEIRPP) held a forum to “mark fifty years of Israeli occupation.” As anticipated, the event “Ending the Occupation: Creating the Space for Human Rights, Development and a Just Peace,” featured antisemitic rhetoric, calls for BDS (boycott, divestment, and sanctions), and demonization campaigns against Israel’s existence.
The speakers and their organizations that are scheduled to speak at a UN CEIRPP conference on June 30 have long-standing pro-BDS, lawfare, and ‘48 agendas.
Yona Schiffmiller outlines the context of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund's grant to the NIF to conduct research on anti-semitism on campus.
Jewish Voice for Peace, a US-based organization that refers to itself as the “Jewish wing” of the Palestinian solidarity movement, is completely non-transparent about its funding sources. NGO Monitor research has indentified a sizable portion of its funding, from private foundations and trusts.