Diakonia is Swedens largest humanitarian NGO, receiving most of its budget from the Swedish government. Some of the organizations programs appear to be genuine and important humanitarian projects. Diakonias Civil Society and International Humanitarian Law (IHL) programs overtly promote the Palestinian narrative, and fuel the conflict. Attributes structural problems in the conflict solely to the continuing of the occupation, the building of the Wall, and the fragmentation of the Palestinian territory. The IHL website promotes a so-called right to resist and delegitimizes Israels right to self defense.
NGO Monitors Submission to the United Nations Human Rights Council Universal Periodic Review Israel December 2008
In anticipation of the United Nations Human Rights Councils Universal Periodic Review of Israel, scheduled for December 2008, NGO Monitor prepared a submission highlighting problematic NGO activity vis--vis human rights in Israel.
- International Humanitarian Law
- Right to Life
- Right to Self Defense
- Right to Self Determination
- UN Human Rights Council (HRC)