EU-US urge Israel to scrap legislation against civil society

EU-US urge Israel to scrap legislation against civil society


The Israeli government, with the support of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, has proposed legislation limiting the funding by foreign governments of Israeli non-profit organisations. The EU's ambassador to Israel Andrew Standley has applied pressure on the office of Israel's PM by contacting his national security advisor, Yaakov Amidror, urging that the proposed legislation be scrapped and that passing it could harm Israel's standing in the West as a democratic country. The Unit...


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