Tag Archives: democracy

  • Fighting for Online Privacy

    17 February 2022

    NIF grantee Privacy Israel and the Israel Internet Association teamed up to figure out what Israelis think about online privacy and data collection.

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  • Fighting Mass Surveillance

    2 February 2022

    Israeli human rights organizations are taking a stand against the Israel Police’s frequent use of the highly invasive spyware, Pegasus.

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  • Documenting Home Demolition in Sheikh Jarrah

    20 January 2022

    The Jerusalem Municipality demolished the Salhiya family home in Sheikh Jarrah in the middle of the night, leaving 15 residents cold and homeless.

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  • Fighting for Family Unification

    20 January 2022

    In response to a petition by several NIF grantees, Israel’s Supreme Court prohibited the Ministry of Interior from continuing to block Palestinian family unifications.

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  • Defending Bedouin Rights and Land

    20 January 2022

    Following a violent crack-down on Bedouin protestors in the Negev, social change organizations call for a halt in the encroaching and provocative practice of planting trees in the Negev near or on Bedouin land.

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  • Exposing Foreign Interference Online

    20 January 2022
    People Holding Phones

    NIF grantee, FakeReporter, revealed Iranian attempts to interfere with Israeli politics online and through whatsapp.

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  • Protecting Democracy

    18 November 2021

    Mickey Gitzen, Director of NIF in Israel, and many other Israeli leaders spoke at Haaretz’s Conference for Democracy. Gitzin and others reflected on the rise of populism and the current state of Israeli democracy.

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  • Halting Forced Evictions

    18 November 2021

    After pressure from NIF grantee, the Forum for Public Housing, the Knesset Economic Committee suspended the eviction of over 1,000 Israeli families from public housing.

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  • Exposing Settlement Expansion

    18 November 2021

    NIF grantee B’Tselem released a new report showing strong evidence for systematic cooperation between the State of Israel and illegal outposts in the West Bank in the quest to expand Israeli settlements.

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  • Protecting Migrant Workers in Israel

    4 November 2021

    Kav LaOved and Physicians for Human Rights Israel uncover violations of health rights of Thai migrant workers in Israel.

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