BADIL was admitted to consultative status with the Economic and Social Council at the UN on 24th January, following a failed effort in 2005. Badil was given "special status" while representatives of the , , and dissociated themselves from the decision because of the charity’s position on "equating Zionism with racism", and how it "openly supported terrorism and glorified suicide bombers as martyrs."

See NGO Monitor’s recent update on BADIL. [Note: As part of the UN reform process, the involvement of politicized NGOs such as Badil is being reviewed]



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