Author Archives: Palestinian Council of Human Rights Organisations

About Palestinian Council of Human Rights Organisations

The Council of Palestinian Human Rights Organizations is a coalition of 21 Palestinian human rights organizations operating in the OPT. The above statement was issued by Addameer Prisoners’ Support and Human Rights Association, Aldameer Association for Human Rights, Al-Haq, Al Mezan Center for Human Rights, Ensan Center for Human Rights and Democracy, Hurryyat - Centre for Defense of Liberties and Civil Rights, Jerusalem Center for Legal Aid and Human Rights, Ramallah Center for Human Rights Studies and Women’s Centre for Legal Aid and Counselling.

Palestinian human rights orgs to Abbas: Meet Obama in Jerusalem to challenge Israeli ‘facts on the ground’

A letter from the Palestinian Human Rights Organisations Council to President Mahmoud Abbas in advance of President Barack Obama’s visit to the region. The letter calls on President Abbas to invite President Obama to meet with him in the Orient House in occupied East Jerusalem, in order to refute Israel’s attempts to create “facts on the ground” through its settlement policy.

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For Palestinians, the Nakba has been perpetuated for decades

A statement from Palestinian organizations on Nakba Day, 2012.

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