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NGOs Exploit the Death of Al-Jazeera Reporter

On May 11, 2022, Al-Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu Akleh was killed during clashes between Israeli troops and Palestinian gunmen in the West Bank. Predictably, the same chorus of NGOs that claim any Israeli use of force is a war crime, immediately accused Israel of killing the journalist, amplifying the PA’s position that the incident demanded an ICC investigation, while calling for more BDS measures.

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Swiss Funding Political Advocacy NGOs: Hypocrisy, Not Neutrality

Switzerland is also funding an Israeli NGO that is justified through the façade of “peacebuilding” and “human rights.” However, the contact between the government and Akevot, obtained by NGO Monitor, specifically focuses on “myth-breaking” and dismantling the founding narratives of Israel.

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Fundraiser for PFLP-linked NGO Convicted of Supporting Terror Group

On November 10, 2021, Juanna Sanchez Rishmawi, a fundraiser from 1993 for the West Bank-based NGO Health Work Committees (HWC), pled guilty to “carrying out services on behalf of a banned organization,” the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP). This case is part of wider allegations regarding the systematic diversion of European government funds that were provided to Palestinian NGOs for human rights and humanitarian work.

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