Israeli gov’t is trying to defund +972 Magazine, report says
Published December 7, 2018
Israel asked the German government to pressure two left-leaning political foundations to stop funding +972 Magazine, according to a report in the German media Thursday. +972 was able to independently verify the report.
The total contributions from the two foundations, Heinrich Böll Stiftung and Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, comprise only 9 percent of +972’s overall 2018 budget as of September. In the past two years, 40 percent of our budget has come from the support of our readers.
Both foundations have pledged to continue supporting +972 despite the political pressure. (...)