donate to MDA ambulances OK, but do you know they work illegally in the settlements - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • medic
    • 24.08.11 | 18:13 (IDT)

    The Israeli ambulance service MDA was accepted to the international Red Cross (as was the Palestine Red Crescent) in 2005. The condition was recognition of the international borders - that is, not providing emergency services outside them and letting Palestinian services provide services in the OPT. MDA and the Ministry of Health promised to transfer emergency services in the settlements to private contractors but never did. They just took the markings off the ambulances in Kiryat Arba et al. Think again before you donate to MDA...

    from the article: With more than 10,000 millionaires, why is Israel still a charity case?
    First published 15:24 24.08.11 | Last updated 15:24 24.08.11
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