The European Union responded that it does not support nor fund boycotts against Israel.
In my many public engagements, interactions, lectures and discussions, I have gained important insights on why the Israeli public is reluctant to engage in a serious peace process
If not for the NAACP, the ACLU, and other stalwart civil rights groups, it may have taken American lawmakers another generation to outlaw segregation in schools. If not for ACRI and other human and civil rights organizations in Israel, Israeli democracy may not live up to its greatest ideals, enshrined in Israel’s declaration of independence.
Despite the apparent disappointments of party politics, NGO’s are not a suitable replacement, says Naftali Balanson.
Israeli authorities said on Sunday they decided against opening a criminal investigation of an ultranationalist group behind a video that accused the heads of four of Israel’s leading human rights organizations of being “foreign agents.”
A fire that destroyed the Jerusalem offices of one of Israel’s leading human rights groups was probably caused by a short circuit, not by arson, an Israeli fire brigade official said on Monday.
Israeli Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked’s bill would hamper foreign-funded NGOs. But, J.J. Goldberg asks, how exactly are they hurting Israeli democracy?
The Gaza Strip’s struggling healthcare system will get some much needed help in 2016 after the first new hospital in a decade opened its doors in the territory last month and as two more foreign-funded clinics are set to launch this year.
Yet again the Israeli Knesset is considering legislation to single out and punish progressive nongovernmental organizations, particularly the human rights groups that are such a thorn in the side of those who favor the continued occupation of the West Bank.
Is being active in an Israeli human rights NGO enough to make you a target of violence? A scary new ad by right-wing group Im Tirzu suggests the answer is yes.