Six prominent Palestinian civil society organizations arbitrarily outlawed by Israeli government sent a letter to the Biden administration yesterday demanding action.

 The letter, addressed to United States President Joe Biden, calls on him and his administration to condemn the latest Israeli government actions aimed at delegitimizing and criminalizing Palestinian human rights defenders and civil society organizations as well as to reject the Israeli government’s unsubstantiated allegations against the six Palestinian civil society organizations and demand Israeli …

Press Release| Director of Palestinian center outlawed by Israeli authorities banned from traveling to a UN meeting

Today, 1 June 2022, the Israeli authorities prevented Ubai Al-Aboudi, the Executive Director of the Bisan Center for Research and Development, from traveling to Amman, Jordan to attend a two-day expert meeting with the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia. He was due to discuss Israel’s policy and practices in the Occupied …

Press Release| Civil Society Organizations support the submission by HRD Salah Hammouri urging the ICC to Investigate Israel’s Ongoing War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity in Jerusalem

National, regional, and international civil society organizations,* welcome today’s communication submitted to the Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on behalf of 37-year-old, Palestinian-French Jerusalemite, long-time human rights defender, and colleague lawyer, Salah Hammouri, which details years of persecution and new tactics to forcibly transfer Palestinians from occupied Jerusalem. The …

Statement in Condemnation Against the Assassination of Palestinian Veteran Journalist

11 May 2022—The Palestinian NGOs Network (PNGO) condemns the assassination of the prominent Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Aqlah, 51-years-old from Jerusalem by the Israeli occupation while she was covering the aggression in Jenin Refugee Camp in the occupied West Bank, despite her wearing the press uniform.  While the world recently celebrated the World Press Freedom Day—a day …

Social Mobilization for the Implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Peasants in Palestine

We would like to invite you to the presentation of a newly published study by Bisan Center about Peasants’ Rights and Land Expropriation in Palestine Monday 16th of August, 2 p.m. till 4 p.m. Jerusalem time. The inviting organizations are Bisan Center (https://www.bisan.org/), HEKS/EPER (https://www.heks.ch/) and the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human …

Occupation forces raid the offices of Bisan Center for Research and Development

Early Thursday 07/29/2021, occupation forces raided the headquarters of Bisan Center for Research and development, vandalizing offices, breaking the main entrance door, and shattering the doors of offices inside the center, they also rummaged the center and stole office owned equipment and devices. Substantially, this direct targeting of an academic and research institute by occupation …

Human rights organisations call for holding to account perpetrators of attacks on peaceful assemblies and warn of a breakdown of the human rights situation

On Sunday, 27 June 2021, Palestinian human rights groups held an emergency meeting at Al-Haq in the aftermath of attacks by Palestinian security agencies on participants in peaceful assemblies organised over recent days in the city centre of Ramallah. Protestors expressed their open condemnation of the murder of political activist Nizar Banat, while he was …

Covid 19: statement about the ambiguity in the availability of vaccines in Palestine

As the rest of the world Palestine was affected by the new COVID 19 pandemic, since March 2020, Until the end of February this year, the number of cases around the world has reached about two hundred thousand, while the number of deaths reached more than two thousand deaths. Although there’s a large percentage of …