Report claims links between BDS, terror groups

Wednesday, February 6, 2019
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Chad Groening (OneNewsNow.com)

anti-Israel BDS protestersThe head of a pro-Israel ministry says Christian organizations that are supporting the BDS movement should be ashamed of themselves.

On Sunday the Israeli government released a report it says reveals close links between the Palestinian-led Boycott, Divestment and Sanction movement against Israel and terrorist groups. According to an Associated Press report, Israel's Strategic Affairs Ministry – which leads the country's efforts against the BDS movement – said it uncovered extensive connections between pro-boycott groups and activists affiliated with Hamas and the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine. (See report from The Times of Israel)

The 80-page report, titled "Terrorists in Suits," revealed that several dozen current or former members of the Palestinian groups, both designated terrorist organizations by the U.S., European Union and Israel, are involved in BDS activity through Palestinian and international non-governmental organizations (NGOs). The executive summary of the report claims that:

"... numerous members and terrorist operatives have become leading figures in NGOs which delegitimize and promote boycotts again Israel, while concealing or downplaying their terrorist past. Some continue to serve as members of terrorist organizations to this day. Thus, members of Palestinian, North American and British NGOs which delegitimize Israel, present themselves as human rights activists, while withholding any mention of their ties to terrorist organizations."

Cardoza-Moore

Laurie Cardoza-Moore, founder of Proclaiming Justice to the Nations, contends the BDS movement is based on a false premise. "They are falsely accusing Israel of using apartheid-style South Africa tactics against the Palestinians," she explains. "There is no evidence whatsoever to substantiate that position."

And Cardoza-Moore is appalled that some Christian organizations are on the list.

"... The NGOs, the secular world, and the Arabs that hate Israel and hate the Jews, I expect [that] of them – but I do not expect it of Christians," she laments. "Shame on them because they are falsely accusing their brother of something that their brother is not engaged in."

Cardoza-Moore says she will work to expose those organizations that are engaged in lying and deception against Israel.

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