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Through JLAC’s Ramallah, Jerusalem, and Salfit offices and mobile legal clinics throughout the northern West Bank, great strides are being taken towards reducing the suffering and improving the lives of victims of human rights violations. The cases and consultancies provided by JLAC range in thematic area (from orders of house demolition issued by Israeli authorities to political arrests undertaken by the PA), but all fundamentally seek to empower poor and marginalized individuals and communities with the necessary legal aid and direction to combat and overcome breaches...
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2013-09-11
PHROC letter to the Secretary of State John Kerry
2013-08-22
PHROC: Position Paper on the Return to Direct Negotiations with Israel under US Auspices
2013-07-23
Joint Open Letter to the Dutch Foreign Minister regarding the Israeli-­‐Dutch Cooperation Forum
2013-07-18
PHROC welcomes the EU’s Adherence to International Law
2013-06-17
Programs Officer Needed
2013-05-09
مركز القدس يشارك في التوقيع على بيان يندد بأعمال العُنف في سوريا، ويطالب ب إيقاف نزيف الدم في الشوارع السورية....
 
 
 
 
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PHROC Mourns the Loss of Nelson Mandela
 
The Palestinian Human Rights Organizations Council (PHROC) offers its deepest condolences to the family of Nelson Mandela and the people of South Africa. The death of Mandela is a tremendous loss, not only for South Africa, but also for the entire world.

During his long walk to freedom, Madiba became the hope, heart, and voice of oppressed people around the world, including in Palestine. He will always remain an inspiration to millions of Palestinians who continue the struggle for freedom, justice, and dignity.

The success of the South African struggle against Apartheid, spearheaded by Nelson Mandela, provides us with faith that we, the Palestinian people, will also succeed in our struggle against the Israeli occupation and its practices of apartheid and colonialism.
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Legal Analysis to recent decisions by the Israeli Supreme Court
 
Recently, Israeli Supreme Court issued some decisions to dismiss petitions regarding demolition orders, that were released by the ICA (Israeli Civil Administration), against Bedouin communities in Area “C” .

After reviewing these decisions, while drawing parallel conclusions based on recent developments regarding decisions of other petitioners, JLAC believes that it should revise the Israeli Supreme Court’s decisions and conduct a legal analysis to develop a new legal strategy in order to prevent the court from issuing such decisions in the future.
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