The 50th Session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC), held in June 2022, perpetuated the bias and hypocrisy that has come to define the UNHRC specifically and the United Nations in general. Several statements made during the session by NGO officials, many of which receive large portions of their funding from European governments, promoted the apartheid canard and advocated for BDS.
Submission to UNHRC 50th Session - The European Union and European-Government Sponsored Defamation Campaigns to Block NGO Funding Accountability
NGO Monitor submits an written submission to the UN Human Rights Council regarding defamation campaigns to block NGO funding accountability.
Submission to UNHRC 50th Session - United Nations Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Occupied Palestinian Territory
NGO Monitor submits an written submission to the UN Human Rights Council in response to the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Occupied Palestinian Territory.
On June 7, 2022, the UN Human Rights Council “Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and in Israel” (COI) published its first report. As expected, this initial report perpetuates outright falsehoods, and relies on information provided by terror-linked and anti-Israel NGOs to previous UN bodies. This is consistent with the COI’s prejudicial mandate and the bias of commission members.
- 2021 UN Commission of Inquiry
- Apartheid Rhetoric
- Commission of Inquiry
- Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP)
Submission by NGO Monitor to the United Nations Human Rights Committee in Advance of its review of Israel
NGO Monitor submitted statements to the 134th session of the Human Rights Committee for the Consideration of the Periodic Report of Israel
On July 22, 2021, the United Nations Human Rights Council appointed the members of a “Commission of Inquiry on the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and Israel." The chosen panel members’ have conflicts of interest and prejudicial backgrounds, including long histories of anti-Israel activism and highly inflammatory rhetoric.
The IADL, recognized by the CIA as a Communist front, supports BDS campaigns and regularly makes submissions to the United Nations and International Criminal Court against Israel.
On December 16, 2021, the UN OCHA-oPt released its Humanitarian Response Plan exploiting the humanitarian label to advance legal attacks against Israel (“lawfare”) and to channel funds to NGOs with links to the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) terror group.
On December 7, 2021, the UN Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People (CEIRPP) held an event to discuss the October 2021 decision by the Israeli Ministry of Defense to designate six Palestinian NGOs as terrorist organizations.
In August 2021-January 2022, the United Nations’ "oPt Humanitarian Fund," managed by the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN OCHA), is providing $194,255 to explicitly aid Palestinian NGOs in exploiting international legal frameworks to demonize Israel.