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

This post is also available in: العربية (Arabic)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

This post is also available in: العربية (Arabic)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

This post is also available in: العربية (Arabic)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

This post is also available in: العربية (Arabic)Six months have passed since Israel’s settler-colonial and apartheid regime outlawed six of the leading Palestinian human rights and civil society organizations (CSOs), as “terror organizations” under its 2016 Counter-Terrorism Law. This was later extended into the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) declaring the organizations to be “unlawful associations”

This post is also available in: العربية (Arabic)On March 8, 2021, Israeli media outlets reported plans by the Israeli Ministry of Defense aiming to establish conditions under which Israel controls which foreign lecturers are allowed to teach in Palestinian universities in the Occupied Palestinian territories and what topics they are allowed to teach. Scheduled

This post is also available in: العربية (Arabic)Over five months have passed since the Israeli occupation’s blanket criminalization of six leading Palestinian human rights and civil society organizations (CSOs) in a military order published on 3 November 2021, two weeks after their arbitrary designation by Israel’s “Defense” Minister as “terror organizations” on 19 October

This post is also available in: العربية (Arabic)Developments ● In early January, an Israeli Ministry of Intelligence report dated 7th July 2021 entitled “The Palestinian Battle for Area C – Creating a Security Situation on the Ground, Description and Significance” was leaked. ● It was then publicly published later in January 2022, in view

This post is also available in: العربية (Arabic) Two months ago, in October 2021, Israel outlawed six of the leading Palestinian human rights and civil society groups, however, the organizations have not received any of the evidentiary materials that the Israeli authorities purport to justify this draconian, sweeping measure. The organizations have repeatedly and

This post is also available in: العربية (Arabic)After the Israeli designation of six of the leading Palestinian civil society organizations; Addameer Prisoner  Support and Human Rights Association, Al-Haq Law in the Service of Man (Al-Haq), Bisan Center for  Research and Development, Defense for Children International-Palestine, the Union of Agricultural Work  Committees, and the Union

This post is also available in: العربية (Arabic)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