The State Department found evidence of human rights violations by three Israeli army units. Secretary of State Antony Blinken informed Congress that a decision on withholding military aid to one battalion is pending. Real Research, an online survey app, revealed that 66.54% of the respondents were aware of this.


  • 70.28% of the respondents were concerned about Issa mentioning that the US is not actively working to reduce violence and foster peace between Palestinians and Israelis.
  • 66.9% of respondents believe the US decision to cite the Netzah Yehuda Battalion is justified
  • 65.96% of the respondents support the initiative to have the Netzah Yehuda group disbanded

US Charging Israel’s Netzah Yehuda Battalion

The US “is not taking concrete actions to reduce violence to a minimum and to make peace between the Palestinians and the Israelis,”  Issa Amor, a prominent Palestinian human rights activist, told the BBC. 70.28% of the respondents revealed that this statement concerns them.

Figure 1: Whether respondents are concerned about Issa Amor’s statement above

Additionally, Israeli lawmakers and former military officers are increasingly calling for the Netzah Yehuda group to be disbanded. A survey on US charging Israel’s Netzah Yehuda Battalion with human rights violations revealed that 65.96% of the respondents support this initiative.

US Sanctions on Israel Military Unit

Issa Amor said he was “disappointed” but not surprised by the US decision to hold off on sanctions against the Netzah Yehuda Battalion, accused of human rights violations. 66.7% of the respondents agreed with his opinion. They also feel that the process of the  US charging Israel’s Netzah Battalion has been delayed. 

Figure 2: Whether the US charging Israel’s Netzah Yehuda Battalion has delayed

Citation on the Netzah Yehuda Battalion

Israel’s military conduct has come under increasing scrutiny as its forces have killed 34,000 Palestinians in Gaza. 65.2% of the respondents confirmed they were aware of this.

Figure 3: Whether the citation imposed on the Netzah Yehuda Battalion is justified

In a survey on the US charging Israel’s Netzah Yehuda Battalion, 66.9% of the respondents revealed that they think the United States’ decision to impose a citation on the Netzah Yehuda Battalion is justified.


Survey TitleSurvey on US Charging Israel’s Netzah Yehuda Battalion
DurationMay 1 – May 9, 2024
Number of Participants5,000
DemographicsMales and females, aged 21 to 99
Participating Countries Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Benin, Bolivia, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Chile, China, China (Hong Kong) China (Macao), China (Taiwan), Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Greanada, Guatemala, Honduras, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Libya, Lithuania, Malaysia, Maldives, Maluritania, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar [Burma], Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zimbabwe.