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Israel, backed by its ally the United States, accuses the Geneva-based Human Rights Council of bias against it.
“BDS has an antisemitic agenda and leads a campaign of demonization, delegitimization and double standards against Israel."
The URJ in its statement noted that the law disfavors left-wing NGOs, which are likelier to receive most of their funds from governments, while leaving untouched right-wing NGOs.
The NGO petition to the High Court of Justice is the second one to be filed against the law.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,YONAH JEREMY BOB
In addition, from 2008 to 2012 HaMoked received nearly NIS 3m. from the New Israel Fund, and some NIS 3.3m. in 2014 from a Palestinian foundation based in Ramallah.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
Mayor says move not connected to freedom of expression, cites zoning violations.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Ateret Cohanim: There is "no force or coercion used in any circumstance – only free sale, free will and financial payments."
There are 25 such NGOs registered in Israel, five of which have a total of 12 volunteers doing national service.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Left-wing NGOs and the European countries who fund them are a regular punching bag for the governments run by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
MK Elazar Stern calls the bill "a middle finger in our faces."
Breaking the Silence has vehemently rejected the allegations and calls to investigate the group, describing them as part of a right-wing smear campaign.
By ROSIE PERPER
Any foreign government funding the organization receives on condition that it acts in a certain way would be taxed, as opposed to most donations to NGOs.
European parliamentarians urge MKs to vote against measure; Oren: Bill hurts Israel, helps BDS.
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