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Ariella Esterson


Ariella Esterson received her BA in History and Education from Queens College in New York, concentrating on European and Jewish history, and holds a Masters Degree in Holocaust Studies from the University of Haifa. Before joining NGO Monitor, Ariella worked at Yad Vashem, helping to create online courses to educate individuals about the Holocaust.


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The Latin American BDS Network

In contrast to the strong economic and diplomatic ties with Israel, many local non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Latin America are active in promoting BDS (boycott, divestment, and sanctions), lawfare, and various other delegitimization campaigns against the State of Israel.

Main Points in the UN High Commissioner’s Report on “BDS Blacklist”

In advance of the 37th Council session (February 26 - March 23, 2018), the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) has released a report on the “BDS blacklist” of companies that do business with Israelis over the 1949 Armistice Line. The report, submitted by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, provides important details on the flawed process and the difficulties inherent in creating a list of companies to be targeted by this form of BDS.

L'UNICEF et son Groupe de Travail des ONG: La campagne pour mettre Tsahal sur une liste noire

L'UNICEF mène une campagne ayant pour but d'inclure Israël sur une liste noire de « graves » violateurs des droits de l'enfant . Cet agenda politique qui constitue une facette des activités de l'UNICEF concernant Israël, est totalement incompatible avec le mandat de « protection de l'enfance » de l'organisme onusien et avec ses propres directives de neutralité et d'impartialité.

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