Tuesday July 22nd 2014

Posts Tagged ‘NGO’

Foreign Governments Providing Millions to Israeli Proxies

Foreign Governments Providing Millions to Israeli Proxies

by Eitam Abadi NGO Monitor, a Jerusalem-based research institute focused on political organizations funded by foreign governments, released a report on Sunday analyzing submissions made by Non-Governmental Organizations to the Israeli registrar of non-profits in 2012, as legislated under the NGO Transparency Law. The reports for 2012 show that [...]

‘Orange’ Activists Accused by EU of Violence

‘Orange’ Activists Accused by EU of Violence

by Naama Ben-Yaakov A European Union committee of Middle East experts has recommended that the EU explore the option of drawing up a list of Jewish activists from Israel's disputed Samaria and Judea regions, who could be blacklisted and denied entry to the 27 European Union member states, Haaretz reported on Monday. According to a [...]

Egyptian Outrage over Submission to US Pressure

Egyptian Outrage over Submission to US Pressure

by Mahmoud Abu Ghosh An Egyptian parliament speaker on Saturday decried what he said was "flagrant interference" behind a decision to release American agents involved with local Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) caught receiving illegal foreign funds. The comments by Saad al-Katatni, speaker of the lower house of parliament, signaled [...]

Egypt Backs Down to US Demands

Egypt Backs Down to US Demands

by Naama Ben-Yaakov A senior judge and other judicial sources revealed Wednesday that Egypt had succumbed to American demands to lift the ban barring the departure of the United States citizens caught working for Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) that interfere in Egyptian political matters and illegally receive funds from foreign [...]

Egypt Resisting Pressure to Free US Agents

Egypt Resisting Pressure to Free US Agents

by Mahmoud Abu Ghosh Despite intense pressure from Washington, Egypt is adamant that 19 United States citizens will stand trial on Sunday, although not all will be in the courtroom, said their attorney, Negad El-Borei. The Americans will be charged with illegally receiving foreign funds and working in Egypt without licensing, according to [...]

Egypt’s Press Exposes US Plot

Egypt’s Press Exposes US Plot

by Mahmoud Abu Ghosh The Egyptian press has exposed American plans to destabilize Egypt, escalating a confrontation that Washington said on Tuesday must be resolved to ensure continued foreign aid and military cooperation. Quoting Egypt's Minister of International Cooperation Faiza Abul Naga, Tuesday's headlines focussed on attempts by the [...]

Egypt Defies US Demands

Egypt Defies US Demands

by Naama Ben-Yaakov Cairo announced Wednesday that it would not be swayed by American threats to cut off the aid Egypt receives from the United States when investigating foreign-funded organizations promoting Western interests, a case that has prompted Washington to warn that US military support worth an annual $1.3 billion may be in [...]

UK Presses Netanyahu to Kill NGO Bill

UK Presses Netanyahu to Kill NGO Bill

by Eitam Abadi British Foreign Secretary William Hague expressed concern over recently watered-down legislation in Israel's parliament that would restrict foreign funding to Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs). In a statement released on Wednesday, Hague wrote, “Britain is deeply concerned by proposals to pass legislation in the [...]

Clinton Criticizes Israeli Resistance to Westernization

Clinton Criticizes Israeli Resistance to Westernization

by Eitam Abadi Israeli political figures on Sunday rejected comments by American Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, in which she expressed concern for the state of what she called "democracy" in Israel. Clinton was cited by the Israeli press late Saturday as expressing concern over recent Knesset legislation and social trends signifying [...]

Migron Villagers Surprise Ministers

Migron Villagers Surprise Ministers

by Sagit Levi Dozens of families from the Jewish village of Migron made unannounced visits to homes of government ministers Saturday night, demanding their community be saved from its court-ordered demolition. The Likud ministers visited - Limor Livnat, Silvan Shalom, Gilad Erdan, Yisrael Katz and Yaakov N'eman - agreed to meet with the [...]

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