Democracy in Crisis Series
There is currently a fiery debate taking place about the state of Israeli democracy in the face of attempts to delegitimize and stifle voices critical of government policy. New Israel Fund UK have launched a Democracy in Crisis series to provide resources, events and informational meetings for the UK community:
For information on some of our current work to safeguard democracy and reclaim national security, see our New Initiatives for Democracy report.
A summary of the growing attempts to silence Breaking the Silence is here.
Our update after the fire in the B’Tselem offices is here.
The January episode of our Behind the Headlines podcast featured Hagai El-Ad, Director of B’Tselem. You can listen to it and look at the accompanying infographic here.
The February episode of our podcast features Rawnak Natour, Co-Director of Sikkuy, talking about minority rights. You can listen to the podcast here.
The video from a campaign released by NIF in Israel in response to the assault on human rights NGOs, is here.
‘Democracy in Crisis’ is part of a new NIF UK initiative of series which provide insight into topical issues in Israeli society.