Activists from the V15 organization on February 17, 2015 (Photo credit: Miriam Alster/Flash90)
Jerusalem Post: NGO used US tax dollars in anti-Netanyahu election campaign, Senate finds
The OneVoice campaign was funded in part by their State Department grant, the report found.
Washington - The U.S. Senate subcommittee on investigations published a report on Tuesday finding that OneVoice, an international non-profit organization once funded by the State Department, actively campaigned against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during Israel's 2015 national parliamentary elections.
The "infrastructure and resources" of that campaign was built, in part, by funding from their State Department grant, the report found.
OneVoice entered headlines in 2015 after absorbing Victory15, an Israeli group that was actively campaigning against the Netanyahu government. One year earlier, OneVoice had successfully secured $300,000 in a grant from the State Department.
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