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Diplomatic Briefing: “The Great Return March: One Year On”

On Wednesday, 13 March 2019, Al-Haq jointly with the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) in Gaza organized a diplomatic briefing on “The Great Return March: One Year On”, targeting the diplomatic community in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT), including Me...

Al-Haq Welcomes Historic Adoption by Irish Senate of Occupied Territories Bill 2018

On 5 December 2018, the Irish Seanad (upper house) passed the Control of Economic Activity (Occupied Territories) Bill 2018. The Occupied Territories Bill 2018 aims to ban the importation of goods originating from illegal Israeli settlements in the Occupied Palestinian ...

Al-Haq Welcomes Chilean Parliament Resolution Calling on the Government to Review Treaties with Israel

Al-Haq welcomes the resolution passed by the Chilean Parliament (with 99 votes in favour, seven against, and 31 abstentions) on Tuesday, 27 November 2018, calling upon the Chilean Government to review all agreements with Israel. The draft resolution requests the Chilean...

Al-Haq Thanks Irish Senators for Voting in Solidarity with the Palestinian People and Urges Continued Support for the Occupied Territories Bill, 2018

On Wednesday, 28 November 2018, on the eve of the international day of solidarity with the Palestinian people, the Irish Seanad voted overwhelmingly by 30 votes for and 13 votes against, in favour of adopting the Control of Economic Activity (Occupied Territories) Bill ...

Saturday, 16 March 2019 18:05 Date: 16/3/2019

Al-Haq Condemns the Assaults on Peaceful Demonstrators, Human Rights Defenders and Journalists in GazaAl-Haq condemns the ongoing violations committed by the acting authority in the Gaza Strip against peaceful demonstrators, demanding improvements in their living conditions, as well as the attacks against human rights defenders and journalists in the exercise of their professional duties. Al-Haq warns against the continuance of these attacks and their serious impact on the human rights situation in the Gaza Strip. Moreover, Al-Haq calls on the acting authority to end these violations, to open credible and transparent investigations into incidents of assaults to ensure that individuals, including those who ordered the commission of these assaults, are held accountable, and to guarantee redress for victims and provide guarantees of non-reoccurrence.

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Saturday, 16 March 2019 17:59 Date: 16/3/2019

Al-Haq’s Comments and Proposals on the Zero Draft TreatyOn 28 February 2019, Al-Haq submitted comments and proposals to the Intergovernmental Working Group on Transnational Corporations and Other Business Enterprises with Respect to Human Rights,[1] regarding the draft legally binding instrument to regulate, in international human rights law, the activities of transnational corporations and other business enterprises (the Zero Draft Treaty).

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Thursday, 14 March 2019 08:57 Date: 13/3/2019

Al-Haq Calls on UN Member States to Support the Release of the UN Database of Businesses Engaged in Activities with Israeli SettlementsLast week, Al-Haq sent letters to United Nations (UN) Member States with diplomatic representatives in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT), calling on them to urge the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Madam Michelle Bachelet, to publicly release the UN Database of businesses engaged in activities with Israeli settlements. Al-Haq’s letters came following a communication issued by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, indicating a delay in the release of the UN Database.

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Wednesday, 13 March 2019 10:18 Date: 13/3/2019

UN HIGH COMMISSIONER MUST RELEASE DATABASE ON COMPANIES INVOLVED IN ISRAELI SETTLEMENTS

Justice Delayed is Justice Denied

Join our social media actions to urge the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, the Human Rights Council, and Member States to abide by their own commitments and publish the database on companies involved in Israel’s illegal settlements.

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UN Advocacy

Al-Haq’s Comments and Proposals on the Zero Draft Treaty
On 28 February 2019, Al-Haq submitted comments and proposals to the Intergovernmental Working Group on Transnational Corporations and Other Business Enterprises with Respect to Human Rights,[1] regard »
Al-Haq Calls on UN Member States to Support the Release of the UN Database of Businesses Engaged in Activities with Israeli Settlements
Last week, Al-Haq sent letters to United Nations (UN) Member States with diplomatic representatives in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT), calling on them to urge the UN High Commissioner for Hu »
UN HIGH COMMISSIONER MUST RELEASE DATABASE ON COMPANIES INVOLVED IN ISRAELI SETTLEMENTS
Justice Delayed is Justice Denied Join our social media actions to urge the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, the Human Rights Council, and Member States to abide by their own commitments and »
Press Release: Al-Haq Welcomes Report of UN Commission of Inquiry on Great Return March
Al-Haq welcomes the report issued today, on Thursday, 28 February 2019, by the independent, international commission of inquiry (the Commission) established by the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Cou »

EU Advocacy

Three reasons why the European Union should support the United Nations Database on businesses activities related to Israeli settlements
JOINT NGO POSITION PAPER The undersigned human rights organisations stress the utmost importance of European Union (EU) and Member States supporting the United Nations (UN) Database on businesses ope »
Joint letter from civil society organisations urging for the immediate lifting of Gaza blockade
EuroMed Rights, together with 22 International, European, Israeli and Palestinian human rights and development organisations, sent a joint letter yesterday to call on the European Union to urge Israe »
Brief in Support of Unilateral Action by a European Union Member State to Prohibit the Importation of Israeli Settlement Goods
In light of 70 years of the ongoing Nakba, 51 years of occupation, and rapid acceleration of Israel's unlawful settler colonial enterprise in the occupied Palestinian territory, Al-Haq calls on Membe »
Al-Haq Sends A Letter to the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Regarding the EU Response to the Mass Killings in the Occupied Gaza Strip
On 15 May 2018, Al-Haq sent a letter to the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the Commission Federica Mogherini, to provide information on the »

ICC Advocacy

Palestinian Human Rights Organisations Submit File to ICC Prosecutor: Investigate and Prosecute Pillage, Appropriation and Destruction of Palestinian Natural Resources
Today, on 26 October 2018, Al-Haq, Al Mezan and the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) submitted a 500-page file on alleged crimes committed by Israelis, in particular high-level Israeli offic »
Al-Haq Reaffirms its Support of the ICC and Condemns Attempts to Infringe on its Independence and Punish the PLO
On 10 September 2018, the United States National Security Advisor John Bolton, in an address to the Federalist Society on “Protecting American Constitutionalism and Sovereignty from International »
END IMPUNITY AND OPEN INVESTIGATION ON PALESTINE
Dear Madam Prosecutor, Today, on 17 September 2018,  25 civil society organisations including coalitions urge you to urgently open an investigation into the Situation in Palestine. The Interna »
ICC Chamber Orders Outreach To Palestinian Victims and Affected Communities
On 13 July 2018, the Pre-Trial Chamber of the International Criminal Court issued a public decision ordering the Registry “to establish, as soon as practicable, a system of public information and o »

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