By Aryeh Savir, Jewish Press—
Israel has been successful in an economic campaign it launched against BDS (Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions) promoting organizations with ties to terrorism, which led to the closing down of 30 accounts over the past two years, the Ministry of Strategic Affairs revealed Monday.
The campaign, conducted together with pro-Israel organizations, exposed direct ties shared between the BDS-promoting organizations and terrorist groups or operatives. Ten of the accounts were closed in the US and 20 in European countries.
Following the release of an MSA report in February titled “Terrorists in Suits”, which revealed the ties between terror groups such as Hamas, the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) and organizations promoting anti-Israel boycotts, financial entities around the world have closed accounts associated with the organizations, significantly curtailing the influx of funds they receive.
Most recently, three accounts belonging to Samidoun were closed. The organization’s two representatives in Europe, Mustafa Awad and Muhammad Khatib, are both members of a terrorist group. Continue Reading…..