July 9, 2007 (Jerusalem) In its latest report into government funding of non-governmental organizations, Jerusalem based watchdog NGO Monitor has revealed the extent to which the French government support and fund NGOs with highly political anti-Israel agendas - many of whom support the widely condemned campaign to boycott Israeli trade and academics.
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(Jerusalem, June 11th 2007) Following NGO Monitors detailed analysis of the World Banks latest report on Israel, NGO Monitor Executive Director Gerald Steinberg will be giving testimony at a session of the Knessets Law & Constitution Committee. The session is due to take place at 3 PM on Tuesday 12 June and will focus on the World Banks report entitled Movement and Access Restrictions in the West Bank: Uncertainty and Inefficiency in the Palestinian Economy,
(Jerusalem, June 4th 2007) Amnesty International (AI) today issued a report entitled "Enduring Occupation: Palestinians under siege in the West Bank," which provides more evidence of AIs strong political agenda on Arab-Israeli issues. This report also reinforces the unjustified boycott campaigns that delegitimize Israel and the right of self-defense. By participating in this campaign, the members of Amnesty International, including the Israeli branch, undermine the basis of universal human rights.
Following the publication of NGO Monitors analysis of Amnesty Internationals activity in 2006, NGO Monitor has released the following response to Amnestys annual report...
Yesterday, (May 6th 2007), BTselem and Hamoked issued a report entitled " Utterly forbidden: The Torture and Ill-Treatment of Palestinian Detainees". NGO Monitor reports have shown that both of these groups use human rights to promote political agendas. The Israel Ministry of Justice has departed from previous practice and released a detailed, nine page rebuttal of this report, which notes the following...
On January 17, 2007, a Texas Federal Court judge dismissed as wholly frivolous and baseless Palestine Childrens Welfare Fund (PCWF) Riad ElSolh Hamads defamation suit against NGO Monitor, Frontpage Jerusalem, the Center for Study of Popular Culture and others. Hamad charged the organizations had defamed him and violated his constitutional and civil rights linking him and his charity in newspaper and Internet articles to Islamic fundamentalist terror.
NGO Monitor Report highlights how UK NGO wages divestment-isolation campaign against Israel rather than promoting universal human rights.
December 10, 2006 marks International Human Rights Day. The UN-sponsored day commemorates the 1948 General Assembly adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a Magna Carta for all humanity and one of the first major achievements of the United Nations
"Uncorroborated, Contradictory Information at Core of Amnesty International Report on Lebanon War: Report Fails to Name Israeli Civilian Casualties"
Vague, narrow interpretations of international law and unverifiable accounts contradicted by wartime media and UN reports form the foundation of Amnesty Internationals concluding report on this summers Lebanon War released Tuesday. In the report, Amnesty accuses Israel of indiscriminate attacks, deliberately targeting civilians and civilian infrastructure and war crimes...