Given the presence of self-interested actors, such as terror groups posing as human rights NGOs or groups promoting particularistic and not universal values, it is crucial that governments remain vigilant and ensure that aid is used to improve the lives of those for whom it’s intended, writes Becca Wertman.
A meeting that took place between members of Congress and organizations with ties to terrorism highlights the need for greater due diligence when interacting with civil society actors.
Olga Deutsch points to NGO ties to terrorist organizations as demonstrating the need for greater accountability and transparency on part of both NGOs are their donors.
Gerald Steinberg explains that without greater oversight, aid to Gaza is ripe for misdirection to terrorist groups.
Gerald Steinberg calls for the closure of the UN Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of Palestinian People, a body committed to repeating Palestinian propaganda thus amplifying incitement and justifications for violence.
Anne Herzberg calls upon the UN and EU to commit to their claims of neutrality, and stop financing and promoting the whitewashing of Palestinian violence.