Current Action: Combatting Israeli Apartheid

Israel has been declared an apartheid state by the UN Special Rapporteur, Michael Lynk, Amnesty, Human Rights Watch, and the Israeli B'tselem.

Professor Michael Lynk, guest of Sadaka in Dublin As part of our ongoing campaigning to combat Israeli apartheid, Sadaka organised its Second High-Level Forum in Dublin on 29 March 2022. The purpose of the forum was to create awareness of the final report of Professor Michael Lynk, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territory occupied since 1967. This report to the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva concerned the breach by Israel of the prohibition against apartheid in international law. More ...


Recent Media Items

Kafka in Gaza: How Israel turned a Palestinian aid worker into a ‘terrorist’ (Antony Loewenstein, +972, 8 September 2022)

Rebuffing US, Lapid and Gantz say ‘no one will dictate’ IDF’s open-fire regulations (Times of Israel, 7 September 2022)

A settler stabbed and killed a Palestinian. Now he’ll carry on life as usual (Ziv Stahl, +972, 5 September 2022)

Top EU diplomat admits double standards on Palestine (Ali Abunimah, Electronic Intifada, 2 September 2022)

Raze, rebuild, repeat: The relentless settlers of Ramat Migron (Times of Israel, 2 September 2022)

Khalil Awawdeh declares victory, ends 6-month hunger strike (Tamara Nassar, Electronic Intifada, 31 August 2022)

US gives green light to Israel’s attacks on human rights groups (Maureen Clare Murphy, Electronic Intifada, 26 August 2022)

6,000 Palestinians have been killed by Israel in Gaza since 2005 (David Morrison, 26 August 2022)

CIA unable to corroborate Israel’s ‘terror’ label for Palestinian rights groups (Isaac Scher, Guardian, 22 August 2022)

General Director of Al-Haq Receives a Threatening Phone Call from Israeli Intelligence, the Shabak (Al-Haq, 21 August 2022)

Israeli army shuts down prominent Palestinian rights groups (Maureen Clare Murphy, Electronic Intifada, 18 August 2022)

Israel to allow 1,500 more Palestinians from Gaza to work in Israel (Emanuel Fabian, Times of Israel, 19 August 2022)

Why does Israel keep killing Palestinians? (Ali Abunimah, Electronic Intifada, 15 August 2022)

16 Palestinian children in Gaza dead after Israeli military offensive (Defence for Children International – Palestine, 9 August 2022)

Gazans will continue to suffer even as rocket fire paused (Chris Doyle, Council for Arab-British Understanding, 8 August 2022)

West Bank demolitions and displacement in June 2022 (UN OCHA)

Why did Israel attack Gaza yet again? (Al Jazeera, 11 August 2022)

UN chief says killing of Palestinian children ‘unconscionable’ (Al Jazeera, 11 August 2022)

‘A dangerous message': How the West is enabling Israel's orgy of violence against Palestinians (David Hearst, Middle East Eye, 10 August 2022)

Israel kills Palestinian fighters, children in West Bank (Ali Abunimah, Electronic Intifada, 9 August 2022)

Contenders for Boris Johnson’s crown stress fealty to Israel (Jonathan Cook, Middle East Eye, 9 August 2022)

Palestinian workers forced off Israeli bus to make way for Jewish passengers (Middle East Eye, 9 August 2022)

Israeli Army Confiscates Palestinian Lands Near Hebron (IMEMC News, 8 August 2022)

‘Blood, body parts, screams’: Gaza reels after Israeli strikes (Al Jazeera, 7 August 2022)

Ukraine Declares Support for Israel, Condemns Palestinian ‘Terrorism’ (Palestine Chronicle, 7 August 2022)

Israel raided our office and outlawed our NGO. But we’re still fighting (Khaled Quzmar, Defence for Children International - Palestine, +972, 4 August 4, 2022)

Israel: Criminalisation and harassment of human rights defenders in Masafer Yatta must end, say UN experts (UN Human Rights High Commissioner, 2 August 2022)

Everyone is in on the plunder of Palestinian land (Orly Noy, +972, 2 August 2022)

Biden warned of Israeli annexation 50 years ago. Will he finally stop it? (B’Tselem Director Hagai El-Ad, 30 November 2020)

EU sides with Israel against its own member states (Ali Abunimah, Electronic Intifada, 19 July 2022)

US Presbyterians call for end to Israeli apartheid (Nora Barrows-Friedman, Electronic Intifada, 18 July 2022)

Saudi Foreign Minister: Peace with Israel ‘strategic option’ but not before 2-state solution (Jacob Magid, Times of Israel, 16 July 2022)

Contradicting Biden, Saudis deny opening of airspace is step toward ties with Israel (Jacob Magid, Times of Israel, 16 July 2022)

Saudi Arabia opens airspace to all carriers, in first fruits of budding Israel deal (Jacob Magid, Times of Israel, 15 July 2022)

The trip Biden should have taken, but didn’t (Rina Rosenberg (Jabareen), +972, 14 July 2022)

The bloody legacy of ‘shared values’ (B’Tselem Director Hagai El-Ad, +972, 13 July 2022)

Joint Statement by the Foreign Ministries of Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and Sweden on the designation of Palestinian civil society organisations as terrorist organisations (12 July 2022)

Classified document reveals IDF ‘firing zones’ built to give land to settlers (Yuval Abraham, +972, 11 July 2022)

Making the Middle East Safe for Tyranny (Peter Beinart, 11 July 2022)

Abu Akleh’s family rails at US ‘betrayal,’ asks to meet Biden during trip next week (Times of Israel, 8 July 2022)

EU envoy calls for ‘international pressure’ to halt evictions of Palestinians (Times of Israel, 7 July 2022)

US clears Israel of intentionally killing Shireen Abu Akleh (Maureen Clare Murphy, Electronic Intifada, 4 July 2022)

Fact sheet: Masafer Yatta communities at risk of forcible transfer (UN OCHA, June 2022)

Gaza Strip | The humanitarian impact of 15 years of the blockade - June 2022 (UN OCHA, June 2022)

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Occupied Territories Bill

Sadaka Campaigns

The Occupied Territories Bill, developed by Sadaka and tabled by Senator Frances Black, will prohibit the import of goods and services which are produced in illegal Israeli settlements. Settlements are a war crime under international law.

Visiting Speakers

Sadaka Visiting Speaker Programme

Sadaka organises high level speaking tours with invited guests, primarily from Palestine. They typically involve meetings with the Minister, political party leaders, leading NGOs, trade unions and presentations to Joint Oireachtas Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Political Meetings

Sadaka Political Meetings

Political meetings are core business for Sadaka as we attempt to shift Irish foreign policy towards the achievement of political self –determination and human rights for the Palestinian people.

Other Campaigns

Sadaka Campaigns

Sadaka runs targeted campaigns on an annual basis, each one aimed at achieving a particular goal such as Irish Government Recognition of Palestine, pre General Election commitments on Palestine and similar goals.


Conferences & Public Meetings

High Level Fora and meetings are used to get particular messages to selected audiences. We focus on high profile speakers to attract key decision makers and people of influence.

Education Resources

Sadaka Education Resources

In partnership with the Curriculum Development Unit, Sadaka produced an education resource on Palestine available on the Irish secondary school curriculum. More resources also available.

Palestinian Churches

Sadaka, the Churches and Palestine

Sadaka has hosted lengthy speaking tours with leading Christian church leaders from Palestine to encourage the Irish churches to develop pro-active positions on the plight of their brothers and sisters in the Holy Land.

Trade Unions

Sadaka and Irish Trades Unions

Sadaka has worked closely with trade unions since our formation building on their strong pro-active positions on Palestine.

Contact us

Sadaka - the Ireland Palestine Alliance
PO BOX 110
Ballyshannon PO
Co. Donegal

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