Founded by Edward Said, Hanan Ashrawi, Azmi Bishara and others, Miftah, claims to promote "global awareness and knowledge of Palestinian realities" . However, some of its claims were exposed as fabrications in a December 2004 CAMERA report, and it routinely describes Israel as an apartheid state and characterizes Palestinian terrorists as "activists." MIFTAH also promotes a number of political campaigns including a petition to "End the Israeli Occupation" and the "National Initiative to Resist the Wall."
The Jerusalem Legal Aid and Human Rights Center (JLAC) is highly active in promoting BDS campaigns, lobbying international bodies, and utilizing highly inflammatory rhetoric.
While claiming to be a “think tank without borders,” Al Shabaka promotes BDS campaigns, a Palestinian “right of return” and features writers on its website who accuse Israel of “apartheid” and “ethnic cleansing,” without featuring alternative views.
The Swiss government funds numerous Israeli and Palestinian NGOs through the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC/EDA), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA), and representative offices in Tel Aviv and Ramallah. Switzerland indirectly funds NGOs by outsourcing to church groups and aid organizations such as HEKS, Diakonia, and Oxfam GB.
Since 1976, Tides has “scaled more than 1400 social ventures, fueled social change in 120+ countries, and mobilized over $3 billion for impact.” A number of these social ventures demonize Israel, promote antisemitic rhetoric, and lead BDS campaigns.
The European Union (EU) provides substantial funding to highly politicized NGOs active in the Arab-Israeli conflict through various funding mechanisms. Due to the highly complex and poorly coordinated nature of EU aid and to the lack of a consolidated database differentiating between NGOs and other types of organizations, it is impossible to determine the exact amount or proportions of EU funding to civil society organizations.
Leader of anti-Israel “lawfare” campaigns, exploiting courts in democratic countries in order to harass Israeli officials with civil lawsuits and criminal investigations.
Al-Mezan actively pursues a highly political anti-Israel agenda, while largely ignoring Palestinian terrorism. Its publications frequently promote false claims of Israeli war crimes and contribute to the erosion of the concept of universal human rights.
- 2018 Gaza Border Violence
- Apartheid Rhetoric
- Exploiting Health
- Goldstone Report
- International Criminal Court (ICC)
Ireland, via its program for overseas development Irish Aid, provides millions of euros through direct and indirect funding processes to politicized non-governmental organizations (NGOs) operating in Ireland, Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza.