Tuesday, August 8, 2017

 Australian foreign ministry disavows diplomats’ ties to Israeli group
 Alexander Downer, Australia’s ambassador in London, has resigned from NGO Monitor, a group that works with the Israeli government to smear human rights defenders. (via Facebook)

Ali Abunimah-7 August 2017

The Australian foreign ministry is disavowing ties between two of its senior diplomats and the right-wing Israeli group NGO Monitor.

NGO Monitor has been involved in leveling smears targeting Australian aid to Gaza that Canberra has refuted.