In April 2019, the Essex Business and Human Rights Project (EBHR) at Essex University (UK) and Norwegian People's Aid published “Investor Obligations in Occupied Territories: A Report on the Norwegian Government Pension Fund. The report exemplifies how not to conduct human rights due diligence in situations of conflict and primarily reflects the ideological agendas of its pro-BDS backers.
Yitzhak Santis highlights the necessity of public debate about the radical agenda, goals, and campaigns of the International Solidarity Movement and its efforts to promote boycotts, divestment, and sanctions against Israel.
Common threads in the NGO statements include the rejection, without any basis, of the courts verdict and findings; the presumption of Israeli guilt; distortions of international law; and the misstatement of the facts of the incident.
ISMs cynical and immoral strategy endangers the lives of its members. Corries bereaved parents should address the ISM for causing her wrongful death, and not target the IDF that is charged with protecting Israeli civilians against terrorism.