On September 22, the UN General Assembly will mark twenty years since the World Conference against Racism in Durban, South Africa, in 2001, hosting the fourth such event (“Durban IV”). The original conference, and particularly its virulently antisemitic NGO Forum, was a major catalyst for delegitimization campaigns against Israel, such as BDS, lawfare, and other forms of political warfare.
NGO Monitor urges the UN Human Rights Council's Commission of Inquiry on the 2014 Gaza Conflict: Avoid reliance on NGOs that are not credible or promote antisemitism.
Yesh Din, an Israeli political advocacy NGO funded extensively by foreign governments, issued a report today calling for Israeli legislation to codify war crimes in Israeli law as a means to punish Israeli soldiers.
Breaking the Silence uses the money it receives from European governments, largely through secret processes, for ideological campaigns outside of Israel. And their allegations ignore the complex moral dilemmas facing IDF soldiers every day.