(Breaking Israel News) – Denmark’s Foreign Ministry last Friday announced it would cut funding to a number of Palestinian NGOs and implement stricter conditions for them to receive Danish aid.
Danish Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen had been set to announce an additional $8.3 million in state funding for the Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law Secretariat, an organization that funds a string of anti-Israel groups. But the country launched a review of its funding criteria in May, after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged Samuelsen to halt his country's funding of radical Palestinian organizations.
Following a comprehensive examination of the issue in recent months, the Danish Foreign Ministry announced it would toughen conditions for Palestinian NGOs to receive assistance.
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