As a direct result of NGO Monitor research, the Dutch government is halting €8 million in funding, over three years, to the Palestinian NGO known as “UAWC.” The Dutch announced that it will also conduct an external investigation into UAWC’s ties to the PFLP terror group.
The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights condemned Israel in a statement (June 24), purporting to be based on “PCHR’s investigations and eyewitnesses’ testimonies.” However, PCHR’s account is rife with falsehoods. Crucially, key elements were obviously contradicted by security camera footage published by the Israel Police later that day. This episode exemplifies the unreliability of agenda-driven NGO reports and claims of “eyewitness testimony.”
NGO Monitor Correspondence with the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs Regarding German Funding to Terror Linked Palestinian NGOs
In June 2020, NGO Monitor sent a letter to the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs regarding German funding to terror linked Palestinian NGOs
In June 2020, NGO Monitor sent a letter to Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok regarding a Dutch government grantee that is linked to a terrorist organization.
NGO Monitor Letter to Mr. Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne, French Secretary of State Concerning French funding to UAWC
In June 2020, NGO Monitor sent a letter to the French Secretary of State concerning French funding to UAWC.
In 2011-2017, the EU provided €18.3 million to projects involving Union of Agricultural Work Committees (UAWC), a non-governmental organization (NGO) linked to the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP).
In May 2020, Oxfam released a “briefing note” on “Violence and impunity in the West Bank during the COVID-19 pandemic.” In reality, Oxfam took pre-existing, misleading, distorted, outdated, and sloppy research, and artificially relabeled it “COVID-19 and annexation” in order to push a BDS (boycotts, divestment, and sanctions) agenda.
During a May 19, 2020 meeting of the European Parliament Committee on Foreign Affairs (AFET), Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement Olivér Várhelyi stated that he had instructed the heads of EU delegations to Israel and West Bank/ Gaza to “look deep” in to the allegations that some EU funds go to terror-linked or -supporting NGOs, declaring that such funding “will not be tolerated.”
- European Union
- NGO Code of Conduct
- Palestinian NGOs
- Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP)
On May 12, 2020, Human Rights Watch released “Israel: Discriminatory Land Policies Hem in Palestinians,” the latest installment in its decades-long campaign to assail Israel’s legitimacy. Timed to coincide with the observance of Nakba Day (May 15) – when anti-Israel activists mourn the establishment of the Jewish State as a “catastrophe” – HRW once again invents rights while embracing a 1948 agenda.
The news cycle has been dominated by COVID-19, and a number of advocacy NGOs have made statements linking their agendas to this issue.