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Netherlands cuts funding to Palestinian group blacklisted by Israel

The decision came despite the fact that a Dutch government audit determined the Union of Agricultural Work Committees had no "organizational ties" to a Palestinian terrorist group.
Palestinians take part in a protest against the Israeli decision to declare six Palestinian human rights groups "terror organizations," in Gaza City on Nov. 10, 2021.

The Dutch government will stop funding one of the Palestinian civil society groups recently blacklisted by Israel for its alleged ties to a Palestinian terrorist organization. 

The Union of Agricultural Work Committees (UAWC) was one of six Palestinian organizations the Israeli government formally labeled a “terrorist group” over alleged links to the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, a leftist militant group designated a terrorist organization by Israel, the United States and the European Union. The blacklistings drew widespread condemnation and prompted a rare rebuke from the Biden administration, which said it was seeking more information on the basis of the designations. 

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