UK Refuses to Disclose Audit of Aid to Palestinian Authority

(Jerusalem Post) Lahav Harkov - The UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office has refused to disclose how it ensures its funding for the Palestinian Authority does not go to incentivizing terrorism, in response to a freedom of information request from pro-Israel organizations. The Foreign Office sent a refusal letter to the NGOs last week, saying that "the disclosure of information detailing the audit reports of the Palestinian Recovery and Development Program could potentially damage the bilateral relationship" between the UK and the Palestinians. The PA pays a monthly stipend greater than the average salary to terrorists and their families. The amount increases the greater the prison sentence, such that Ramallah pays more for wounding or killing more Israelis.

2023-07-13 00:00:00

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