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July 10, 2013 8:50 am

Report: New Knesset Bill Aims to Cut Foreign Funding of Groups that Call for Israel Boycotts, IDF Trials

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Times of Israel – A new version of a controversial bill aims to limit the foreign funding of non-government organizations that support the prosecution of IDF officers in the international courts or campaign for boycotting Israeli institutions or products.

MKs Ayelet Shaked (Jewish Home) and Robert Ilatov (Likud-Beytenu) are sponsoring the bill, submitted to the Knesset on Tuesday, which specifies a limit of NIS 20,000 ($5,500) in funding from foreign government entities if an NGO falls foul of certain limitations on its activities.

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