Monday, June 12, at the weekly meeting of Likud Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced that he ordered to promote a new law restricting funding of Israeli NGOs by foreign governments.
«We have no restrictions on financial investments in structures that are engaged exclusively in libel against IDF soldiers,» said Netanyahu. According to him, the new bill will promote the tourism Minister Yariv Levin.
As previously reported, 11 Jun Benjamin Netanyahu appealed on Sunday to leaders of parliamentary factions and said he believes the law on the financing of nonprofit organizations ( NPOs) «too weak» and intends to ban foreign governments to give money to Israeli NGOs.
According to a year ago the law, all nonprofits, whose budget is at least 50% consists of donations of foreign governments, should inform all their documents.