Palestinian representative calls Yale conference 'anti-Arab'
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"Anne Herzberg, another presenter criticized in the letter, works for the Israel-based NGO Monitor, whose missionAreikat said is“to suppress criticism of Israel by undermining the credibility of human rights organizations.” Herzberg denied this claim and said NGO Monitor has no political positionbut does support at two-state solution. NGO Monitor examines the activities of human rights groups in the Middle East and assesses whether or not they are contributing to the peace process, she said. NGO Monitor’s mission statement states that it seeks to reveal the way human rights organizations use their budgets, many of which are derived from government donations and taxpayer dollars. “Many of these organizations are operating for a one-state solution while being funded by governments that are working for a two-state solution,” she said. “European taxpayers should know.”"