Dutch government ends donations to UAWC

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Dutch Government ends donations to UAWC.

The Dutch Government has ended donations to the Union of Agricultural Work Committees (UAWC), following an external investigation into their  links with a terrorist organisation. The investigation came as a result of UK Lawyers for Israel’s questions to the Dutch Government as to why they were donating to an organisation

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Norway’s funding of the UAWC

Norway’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has confirmed that it has no money earmarked for donation to the Union of Agricultural Work Committee (UAWC) over the next five years. The UAWC is an agricultural NGO in the Palestinian Territories  which has been closely linked to the Popular Front for the Liberation

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Norway under pressure to stop funding UAWC

UK Lawyers for Israel (UKLFI)  has written to Norway’s Minister for International Development, requesting that Norway ceases to fund a Palestinian NGO, some of whose senior officers are currently accused of involvement in a terrorist attack. Two of the officials of the Union of Agricultural Work Committees (UAWC) are currently

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Dutch MPs press Netherlands Government over Funding of UAWC

Six Dutch MPs from 5 different political parties are pressing the Dutch government to respond to questions originally raised by UK Lawyers for Israel over a year ago, regarding their funding of the Union of Agricultural Work Committees (UAWC), a Palestinian NGO.   They want to know  why the Dutch government

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Netherlands suspends funding to UAWC

The Netherlands Government has suspended payments to the Union of Agricultural Work Committees (UAWC), while it investigates its terrorist connections.  This follows representations by UK Lawyers for Israel to the Netherlands government in 2019, and again in 2020, pointing out the many links between UAWC and the PFLP. UKLFI highlighted

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Designated Palestinian NGO  awarded  prize by UK Refugees charity  

A Palestinian NGO, designated by Israel last year,  has won a £25,000 prize from Ockenden International, a UK based Refugees charity. The Union of Agricultural Work Committees (UAWC) is one of four winners of the Ockenden Prize for refugee and/or displaced people projects. The chairman of Ockenden’s  2022 judging panel

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Oxfam Stops Funding NGO Designated by Israel

Oxfam reported to Charity Commission Oxfam says it does not currently fund  the Union of Agricultural Work Committees (UAWC), a Palestinian NGO that was designated as a terrorist organisation by Israel in October 2021.  This follows concerns raised by UK Lawyers for Israel (UKLFI), an investigation carried out for the

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Big Four Auditors ditch Israeli designated organisations

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and Ernst & Young (EY) have both confirmed that they are no longer auditing two NGOs that were recently designated as terrorist organisations by Israel. EY is no longer auditing the Union of Agricultural Work Committees (UAWC), even though it only took over the contract in May 2019

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