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Biden's admin. now emboldens inventing "abuses" not by Arabs, but by Israel's defense against racist Arab terror

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Submitted by Layla (United States), Mar 23, 2022 at 21:28

As if George Soros anti Israel blood money for years was not enough for Pallywood invented lies about so called "human rights violations" or some defensive measures in terror areas by Arab racists targeting Jews.
Now:

Biden offers a million dollar for reporting on so-called human rights "violations" allegedly by Israel. Not by Arab sides of course. "Palestinian" or other.

Just more incentives to come up with ideas and invented "facts."

Lahav Harkov, [https://www.jpost.com/diaspora/antisemitism/article-702100 US offering $1 million to report on Israeli [sic] "human rights" [sic] violations", Jerusalem Post, March 23, 2022.

The grant raised concerns for the potential of abuse by organizations to act against Israel via BDS and international law tribunals.

Steinberg wrote a letter to US Secretary of State Antony Blinken saying that NGO projects of the kind described "are exploited for campaigns targeting Israel. These grantees lobby the International Criminal Court and UN frameworks - such as biased Commissions of Inquiry - to sanction Israel, promote BDS and use the 'apartheid' label."

The Biden administration has opposed the ICC investigation of Israel, the use of "apartheid" to describe Israel and the UN Commission of Inquiry against Israel.

"In light of the Biden Administration's repeated rejection of such campaigns, we call on the State Department to reconsider this program," Steinberg wrote. "If however the NOFO [notice of funding opportunity] proceeds, the application of clear and rigorous safeguards will be necessary to ensure that taxpayer funds are not provided to organizations advancing a discriminatory, anti-Israel agenda under the façade of accountability and human rights.

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