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Adallah - Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel [English][Arabic].
Adallah is an independent human rights organization, registered in Israel. It's main goals are to achieve equal individual and collective rights for the Arab minority in Israel.
 
Al Mezan Center for Human Rights [English][Arabic].
The center aims to promote, protect and prevent violations of human rights in general and economic, social and cultural rights in particular.
 
Al-Dameer Association for Human Rights [English][Arabic][French].
The association is concerned with presenting legal services to detainees inside Israeli jails, along with its activities in defending the victims of violations, whoever perpetrates them.
 
Al-Haq [English][Arabic].
Is a Palestinian human rights organization located in Ramallah, West Bank . It is an affiliate of the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) and has special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations.
 
Al-Maqdese for Society Development [English][Arabic].
This is non-governmental organization that was established in Jerusalem by Palestinian academics, doctors, teachers and social activists. The organizations seeks to protect and maintain the rights of Palestinians in Jerusalem through raising awareness of their rights, protect these rights, and monitor-document and publicize the Israeli violations against Palestiniansط rights.
 
Al-Zahra Palestinian Arab Women's Organization .
The organization aims to ameliorate the status of Arab women in their own society on the national level (as members of a non-recognized minority in a Jewish state). It also aims to raise awareness about women's issues among women themselves and in the Arab community.
 
Applied Research Institute Jerusalem [English].
ARIJ is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting sustainable development in the occupied Palestinian territories and the self-reliance of the Palestinian people through greater control over their natural resources, it also monitors colonization activities in the west bank and Gaza.
 
Association of Forty [English][Arabic].
The association is a grassroots non-governmental organization in Israel. It has committed itself to the promotion of social justice in the Arab sector in Israel, and to gaining recognition for the unrecognized villages in this sector.
 
BADIL Resource Center for Palestinian Residency and Refugee Rights [English][Arabic].
BADIL, aims to provide a resource pool of alternative, critical and progressive information and analysis on the question of Palestinian refugees and displaced persons.
 
Center for the Message of Rights [Arabic].
An independent legal Palestinian organization that works towards ensuring that the Palestinian people enjoy their legitimate rights as guaranteed by international conventions and holy religious doctrines, especially their right to independence and self-determination. The center contributes to the spread of legal culture by means of lectures, seminars workshops, and by conducting research on human rights, democracy building, rule of law, and independence of the judiciary.
 
Commission of Human Rights and Non-Governmental Organizations Affairs [English][Arabic].
 
Defence for Children International -Palestine Section [English][Arabic].
DCI/PS, is affiliated with the Geneva-based Defense for Children International, a non-governmental organization dedicated to promoting and protecting the rights of Palestinian children in the West Bank and Gaza Strip .
 
Democracy and Worker's Rights Center [Arabic].
DWRC is a non-governmental, non-profit worker’s rights organization unaffiliated with any political party. DWRC works to promote worker’s direct experience of democracy through the advancement of labor education and democratic unions.
 
Early Childhood Resource Centre [English][Arabic].
(ECRC) is a non- governmental Palestinian institution, that was founded by a group of Palestinian educationalists in 1985, as a leading initiative to address the urgent needs of the local Palestinian community in the field of Early Childhood Education and Development (ECED).
 
East Jerusalem Young Men’s Christian Association Rehabilitation Program [English].
This center provides temporary residential accommodations for people with disabilities, both male and female, who participate in the Rehabilitation Program for periods of three to six months. It provides psychosocial counseling, vocational evaluation and counseling, house or school building modification, and self-employment opportunities.
 
Gaza Center for Rights and Law .
Works to defend human rights and promotes the respect of the rule of law. It also enhances the principals of democracy and the independence of the Judiciary in Palestine in addition to raising the awareness on the International Standards for Human Rights.
 
Gaza Community Mental Health Programme [English][Arabic].
The GCMHP is a Palestinian non-governmental, non-profit organization established in 1990 to provide comprehensive community mental health services - therapy, training and research - to the population of the Gaza Strip.
 
General Union of Palestinian Women [English][Arabic].
GUPW is the official representative body for Palestinian women around the world. It aims to mobilize women within Palestinian communities to participate in various social, economic and political processes.
 
Human Rights Information Network in Palestine [Arabic].
The network is a central repository for human rights information and websites in Arabic throughout the Middle East and North Africa.
 
Institute for Palestine Studies [English][Arabic][French].
The Institute for Palestine Studies is an independent, non-profit Arab research organization, which is not affiliated with any political organization or government. The Institute is devoted to a better understanding of the question of Palestine.
 
International Humanitarian Law in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory [English].
The Program on Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research (HPCR) is a research and policy program that provides technical assistance and information support for international organizations engaged in conflict prevention and management. The Program was established in August 2000 as a collaborative effort of the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH), the Executive Office of the United Nations Secretary-General, and the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs.
 
Itijah - Union of Arab Community based Organizations [Arabic].
Ittijah is the network for Palestinian non-governmental organizations in Israel. It strives to strengthen and empower the Palestinian Arab citizens of Israel by promoting the development of Palestinian civil society and advocating for political, economic and social change.
 
Jerusalem Center for Democracy and Human Rights [English][Arabic].
The JCDHR is an independent Palestinian NGO, it aims to raise awareness of international human rights and humanitarian law and to monitor and document all violations and war crimes perpetrated by the Israeli occupation forces, and works on filing lawsuits in this regard before the relevant international courts.
 
Jerusalem Center for Social and Economic Rights [Arabic].
The Center works to prevent the strategies of discrimination and Israeli violations in the City of Jerusalem. It also aims to defend the rights of its Palestinian residents in accordance to the International standards and conventions on Human Rights issued by the United Nations.
 
Jerusalem Center for Women [English].
JCW supports the empowerment and involvement of women in all aspects of Palestinian civil society and development.
 
Mandela Institute for Human Rights [English].
Mandela is a Palestinian human rights organization focusing its efforts on the plight of political prisoners.
 
Mossawa Center - Advisory Center for Arab Citizens in Israel  [Arabic].
Mossawa (Equality) Center was founded in 1998 as a joint project by Arab associations and "shteel" organization with the aim of influencing government policy and increasing the participation of Arab masses in legal and political debates.
 
NGO Monitor [English][French].
Its aim is to generate and distribute critical analysis and reports on the output of the international NGO community for the benefit of government policy makers, journalists, philanthropic organizations and the general public. The NGO Monitor intends to publicize distortions of human rights issues in the Arab-Israeli conflict and provide information and context for the benefit of NGOs working in the Middle East.
 
Palestine Behind Bars [Arabic].
A Private and independent site for the Freed detainee Abed Al Naser Farawne. It is specialized with the issues of the detainees and prisoners in the Israeli detention camps and prisons, and in monitoring violations against human rights in Palestine.
 
Palestine Right to Return Coalition [English].
Al-Awda for "Return" in Arabic, is a broad-based non-partisan global democratic association of thousands of grassroots activists, students and organizational representatives. The objectives of the Palestine Right for Return (PRRC) are educational and charitable and relate to Palestinian Refugees' human rights.
 
Palestinian Centre for Human Rights [English][Arabic].
PCHR is an independent legal body based in Gaza City dedicated to protecting human rights, promoting the rule of law, and upholding democratic principles in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. It holds Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations and is an affiliate of the International Commission of Jurists.
 
Palestinian Commission for Refugees Right Protection (PCRP) [English][Arabic].
The PCRP works in light of the Human Rights Declaration, Geneva Conventions and all related Humanitarian Laws which are concerned with the significant needs of Palestinian Refugees in terms of advocacy, development, training and research issues.
 
Palestinian Human Rights Monitoring Group [English][Arabic].
The PHRMG documents human rights violations committed against Palestinians in the West Bank, Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem, regardless of who is responsible. In effect, the PHRMG has dedicated much of its work to the monitoring of human rights violations committed by the Palestinian Authority.
 
Palestinian Independent Commission for Citizens Rights [English].
PICCR mandate is concentrated on ensuring respect for citizens' rights in Palestine through constantly striving to uphold respect for the rule of law by all official bodies.
 
Palestinian Prisoners Society [English][Arabic][French].
The society supports Palestinian Prisoners' Human Rights.
 
Palestinian Return Center [English][Arabic].
The Palestinian Return Centre is an independent academic/media consultancy founded and registered in the United Kingdom. It specializes in research, and monitors issues pertaining to the dispersed Palestinians and their right to return. It also deals with other related aspects of the Palestine Question and the Arab-Israeli conflict.
 
Palestinian Working Women Society for Development [English][Arabic].
The Palestinian Working Women Society for Development (PWWSD) is a grassroots organization that seeks to strengthen and empower women to participate in all political, social and economic fields; ensure equality in all legislation, regulations and procedures; and put an end to the marginalization of and the violence against women.
 
Remember These Children [English].
This website documents Palestinian and Israeli children killed as a result of the conflict in Israel and Palestine. It calls for an end to the killing of children, for a just peace in the region, for a fair resolution to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.
 
Shaml Palestinian Diaspora and Refugee Center [English][Arabic].
Shaml is an independent non-governmental organization dedicated to the research of issues related to Palestinian refugees and the Palestinian Diaspora. Shaml aims to raise public awareness, regionally and globally, about the conditions of Palestinian refugees and the Palestinian Diaspora, their basic rights and the problems and the difficulties they face.
 
Treatment and Rehabilitation Center for Victims of Torture [English][Arabic].
The Treatment and Rehabilitation Center for Victims of Torture (TRC), is a Palestinian non-governmental, non-profit organization, which was established to provide psychosocial services to survivors of politically motivated torture and violence, to their families and to their communities.
 
TREND - Union of Arab Civil Organizations [English][Arabic].
The Union of Arab Civil Organizations was officially established in 1997 as a comprehensive framework for Palestinian civil society in the occupied territories, and as a part of Palestinian and Arab civil society. It is also affiliated with the international civil society.
 
Women Affairs Technical Committee [English][Arabic].
WATC aims to promote for the elimination of all forms of discrimination against women's rights and to foster for a civil democratic community where justice and equality prevail.
 
Women’s Affairs Center - Gaza [English][Arabic].
promotes Woman’s rights and gender equality within Palestinian society.
 
Women's Center for Legal Aid and Counseling [English].
WCLAC was established in Jerusalem in 1991 as a Palestinian independent non-governmental non-profit organization with the aim of contributing to the building of a democratic Palestinian society based on the principles of gender equality and social justice. In order to achieve this aim, WCLAC develops programmes and projects with a clear Palestinian women’s agenda based on international human rights standards.
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