Thursday

29th Sep 2016

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Israel NGO law denounced as 'anti-democratic'

Israeli NGOs will have to declare overseas donations if more than half of their money comes from abroad, according to a law passed on Monday. The EU and US have raised concerns about the legislation, which is likely to affect some 20 anti-occupation organisations, but not those that support Jewish settlements on the West Bank. The NGOs likely to be affected denounced the law as "anti-democratic".

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