Ties between Hamas-Linked Charities and BDS

(Times of Israel) Rebecca Shimoni Stoil - The U.S. should boost transparency of nonprofit organizations to shed light on ties between the anti-Israel BDS movement and charities that were implicated in funding Hamas, Jonathan Schanzer of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies told the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Tuesday. Schanzer, a former terror finance analyst for the U.S. Treasury, said that seven key employees of three now-defunct organizations implicated in terrorism finance were now associated with American Muslims for Palestine, "arguably the leading BDS organization in the U.S." and a key sponsor of Students for Justice in Palestine, which sponsors the annual Israel Apartheid Week.

2016-04-21 00:00:00

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