Committee for Charity and Support for the Palestinians
Committee for Charity and Support for the Palestinians (CBSP) or Comité de Bienfaisance et de Secours aux Palestiniens (CBSP) is a French-based registered charitable organization that was founded in 1990. Its current president is Khalid Al-Shuli.
The CBSP's states its humanitarian mission is to provide emergency assistance and develop sustainable economic and social programs in partnership with local organizations so as to assist the most needy segments of the Palestinian population in Gaza, the West Bank, and Palestinian refugee camps in Jordan and Lebanon.
Field of work
CBSP's states its work programme is made up of four focus areas:
Palestinian orphans and the disabled; providing support that includes scholarships for education and winter clothing.
Needy families; providing support including food aid and emergency medical aid.
Health care; providing support that includes hospital renovations and construction, the provision of medications and medical supplies, and salary support for health care workers.
Sustainable development; work in this field ranges from assisting disabled individuals in finding permanent employment, building housing and water infrastructures, and supporting Palestinian farmers.
Alleged terrorist connections
The CBSP was listed as a terrorist fundraising group in Israel in 1997. Israeli police claimed the CBSP had provided cash rewards to... Read More