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Israel approves contentious NGO foreign funding law

The Israeli parliament finalised a controversial law compelling NGOs receiving most of their funding from foreign state entities to declare it in official reports, a Knesset spokesman said early Tuesday.



Jerusalem: The Israeli parliament finalised a controversial law compelling NGOs receiving most of their funding from foreign state entities to declare it in official reports, a Knesset spokesman said early Tuesday.

The law, seen by critics as targeting leftist groups that campaign for Palestinian rights, was passed in a 57-48 vote following a lengthy debate.

 

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