A slippery slope

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November 14, 2011 23:26

European governments spend more on left-wing NGOs in Israel than their total contributions to nonprofit human rights groups in the Middle East.

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NGO. (photo credit:Courtesy)

The Left is up in arms. Two bills that aim to clamp severe restrictions on foreign government funding of Israeli human rights NGOs were approved for government support Sunday by a committee of cabinet ministers in a 11-5 vote.

In response, Peace Now Director Yariv Oppenheimer said that “Israeli democracy has been surrendered to right-wing extremists and is in a state of bankruptcy.”

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