Bisan Center and the Social & Psychology Development Association organize psychological relief activities for 700 children in Jalazoun and Silwad.

Bisan Center for Research and Development, in partnership with the Social & Psychology Development Association, is organizing an initiative for relief and psychological support for children, in the agency’s two schools in both the Jalazoun camp and the town of Silwad, titled “I Have Hope” The initiative, which targeted 700 children, aims to help students …

[Factsheet] Over 2 million Palestinians at risk of dying of thirst in the Gaza Strip

On the 43rd day of the ongoing war crime against the Gaza Strip, the Israeli occupying authorities have waged a war on hospitals to shut them down, carry on forcible displacement, and completely destroy the Gaza city and Nothern Gaza. So far, the Israeli occupying forces (IOF) have dropped more than 32 tonnes of explosives …

[Bisan Lecture Series] Palestine, Ukraine and other wars of extermination: the local and the global (Dec.13)

The next Bisan Lecture Series will take place on December 13th. Prof. Etienne Balibar, from Paris-Ouest University, will discuss “Palestine, Ukraine and other wars of extermination: the local and the global”. Abstract: The war in Ukraine and the war in Palestine are certainly not the only cases of “hot” wars in our present or recent …

[Factsheet] The Conditions of Gazan Workers beyond the Green Line after the Declaration of the War on Gaza Strip

  Introduction Since the beginning of the ongoing war on Gaza Strip, the lives of civilians have been clearly targeted by continued bombings and airstrikes launched by the Israeli war machine on Gaza Strip. The power of the bombs that have been thrown on Gaza are estimated to be stronger than the nuclear bomb that …

Urgent Appeal to Protect Al-Shifa hospital and All Healthcare Facilities

As the Israeli forces continue their military aggression against the Gaza strip, with mounting casualties especially among civilians that need urgent medical care at the medical complex of Al-Shifaa hospital, which has been occupied by the Israeli forces. In times of war, the targeting or neglect of healthcare facilities not only violates international humanitarian law …

Ending Complicity in International Crimes: a Two-Way Arms Embargo on Israel

The undersigned organisations demand that States that have provided and continue to provide arms and other forms of military assistance to Israel, adhere to their legal obligations and act resolutely and urgently to prevent Israel from perpetuating further international crimes and other serious violations of international law. This includes their obligations to prevent the commission …

License to Kill: Third States Disregard their International Responsibility to Act to Prevent Israel’s Violation of Jus Cogens Norms

Over the past 6 days, the Israeli Occupation Forces (“IOF”) have employed indiscriminate, excessive and disproportionate force in densely populated residential areas in the Gaza Strip, resulting in at least 1200 Palestinians killed and 5000 injured, as of 10:00 p.m., on 11 October 2023. Israel, the Occupying Power is continuing illegal occupation and aggression on …

[PALESTINE] Palestinian Civil Society Organizations (CSO’s) call for the protection of the Palestinian people.

The ongoing Israeli occupations nonproportional attacks against protected civilians in the Gaza Strip constitutes a war crime. The Israeli occupation, as the occupying power, has a legal responsibility to ensure the protection of the lives and wellbeing of the protected Palestinian civilians in times of war. The attacks by the Israeli occupation forces have claimed …

Prof. Timothy Brennan

  Title: Criticism and Corporate Myth: Edward Said and the Media Abstract: Said’s maneuvering within the media was the most skillful and least recognized of his accomplishments. There his literary training came most to the fore and the methods of the humanities showed their unique political powers. He took very seriously studies of corporate mind-management, …

Update on the detention of Bisan Center Director and Human Rights Activist, Ubai Aboudi by Israeli Shabak Amidst Ongoing Travel Ban

Bisan Center for Research and Development is relieved to announce its Director Ubai Aboudi has been released by the Israeli General Security Service (Shabak). Mr. Ubai Aboudi has been constantly refused traveling outside the occupied West Bank. In the most recent attempt on Wednesday, 30 August 2023, Israeli forces denied him entrance to Palestine neighboring …