On May 27, 2021, the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) adopted a resolution calling to establish an independent commission of inquiry to investigate alleged Israeli war crimes. The language of the resolution is nearly identical to the recommendations from an April 2021 report published by Human Rights Watch
Schmale’s apology highlights the expectation within Palestinian society that supposedly-independent UN officials will participate in demonizing Israel, including by hiding information that portrays Israel in a positive light, as well as the capitulation by such officials to the Palestinian narrative
Gaza Cease-Fire Recommendations: Ending Diversion of Aid for Weapons with Donor and UN Accountability Mechanisms
In the framework of a ceasefire between Israel and the factions in Gaza, led by Hamas, NGO Monitor emphasizes the need for international actors, NGOs, and UN institutions to implement stringent procedures and regulations in order to prevent the rearming of Hamas and other terror actors in Gaza.
In parallel to rocket bombardments from Gaza aimed at Israeli population centers, the past week has seen intensive violence in mixed Arab-Jewish cities throughout Israel. However, in their statements on the violence in Israeli cities, many NGOs have ignored or downplayed the attacks against Jews and Jewish institutions, including synagogues.
On May 10-12, 2021, Palestinian terror groups in Gaza fired over 1000 rockets and mortars toward Israeli population centers – each one an unequivocal war crime. As with previous flare-ups involving Gaza, NGOs and NGO officials that claim to promote human rights have ignored the blatant Palestinian violations against Israeli civilians.
NGO Monitor sent a letter to the Spanish MFA regarding funding to terror-tied Health Work Committees.
NGO Monitor sent a letter to the Belgian MFA regarding funding to terror-tied Health Work Committees.
NGO Monitor Letter to the President of the European Commission Regarding Funding to the Health Work Committees
NGO Monitor sent a letter to the European Commission regarding funding to terror-tied Health Work Committees.
NGO Monitor sent a letter to the Swedish MFA regarding funding to terror-tied Health Work Committees.