NGO Monitor calls upon the Dutch Government to implement the Dutch Parliament’s recommendations regarding state funding of BDS organizations through the Human Rights & International Humanitarian Law Secretariat
The election of Shawan Jabarin, general director of Al-Haq, as Secretary General of FIDH is problematic due to his alleged ties to the PFLP terrorist organization as well as a leader in lawfare and BDS campaigns.
The Norwegian government is a major donor to the IHL Secretariat, which in turn funds NGOs that promote BDS and demonization campaigns against Israel.
Gerald Steinberg calls upon the newly-elected Liberal government of Canada to learn from the past and ensure that money is not granted to hostile anti-Israel NGOs, which fuel the conflict instead of promoting the values of peace and human rights
The proposed EU policy of labeling products exported from Israeli communities built over the "Green Line" comes after advocacy from NGOs and activists working toward the goal of a comprehensive boycott of Israel.
FIDH is a Paris-based federation of 141 NGOs from 92 countries with consultative or observer status with several international bodies. In its mission statement, FIDH seeks to contribute to the respect of all the rights defined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. While claiming to be strict and impartial in its work, FIDH shows a strong anti-Israel bias by focusing disproportionate resources on condemning Israel, selectively interpreting international humanitarian law, dismissing the context of terrorism, largely ignoring Israeli victims of terror, and denying Israels right to self-defense. FIDH receives funding from international and national bodies and foundations, but it does not disclose the sources of its funding
Gerald Steinberg claims that with so much evidence of failure, any continuation of the UN pseudo-investigation would only serve to highlight the immoral exploitation of human rights and international law as a weapon to target Israel.
Gerald Steinberg claims that a well-funded network of NGOs has long provided the political support for the Palestinian ICC initiative.
- Durban Strategy
- EIDHR (European Instrument of Democracy and Human Rights)
- International Criminal Court (ICC)
- Schabas-Davis Report