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January 15, 2021
France gives $10M to Palestinian group that promotes Israel boycott
By Cnaan Liphshiz
(JTA) — The French government has allocated about $10 million to a Palestinian organization that is a leading promoter of the boycott Israel movement.
Promoting that boycott has been found illegal in France in several high-profile cases.
The French Development Agency, or AFD, which focuses on “on climate, biodiversity, peace, education, urban development, health and governance,” last year gave an 8 million Euro grant to the NGO Development Center, or NDC, a Palestinian group that says it promotes goo...