Israel toughens law on foreign financial assistance to NGOs


Moscow. December 28. The Israeli Cabinet on Sunday approved the bill on non-commercial organizations receiving foreign funding. Now it needs to be submitted to Parliament, according to DW.

According to the draft law, NGOs, more than half of the budget is foreign funding, will be required to include it on your printed materials and reports.

The organization will also have to report to the Israeli authorities, from whom they receive the money and turn over the names of donors to the appropriate agencies. In addition, when visiting the Israeli Parliament to representatives of NGOs with foreign financing will be required to wear special badges.

According to Reuters, about 70 Israeli NGOs specialize on the middle East conflict and receive money from abroad, including from the EU.