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03.04.2018 - 20:20 [ New Israel Fund ]

NIF CEO: PM’s Lies “Pathetic, Shameful, Stain on Israel”

This evening, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu released a statement on Facebook appearing to backtrack on his announcement that Israel has entered a deal to halt its mass deportation plan, including incitement and lies blaming the New Israel Fund for pressuring Rwanda to cancel the deal. Daniel Sokatch, CEO of the New Israel Fund released the following statement:

„Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has once again resorted to lies about the New Israel Fund in order to score cheap political points. The New Israel Fund had nothing to do with Rwanda’s decision to refuse to participate in the Prime Minister’s cruel mass deportation plan.“

03.04.2018 - 20:15 [ Times of Israel ]

PM pins deportation failure on New Israel Fund, demands Knesset probe

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared Tuesday that he is seeking to establish a parliamentary commission of inquiry into the activities of the New Israel Fund, which he blamed for the failure of Israel’s plan to deport African migrants from the country.