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 ...


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Scenes from one part of a funeral, as Shireen Abu Akleh is laid to rest in Jerusalem (David Horovitz, Times of Israel, 13 May 2022)

Police rush procession, beat mourners at funeral for slain Al Jazeera journalist (Aaron Boxerman, Times of Israel, 13 May 2022)

For us, Palestinians, Shireen Abu Akleh was a legend (Hanin Majadli, Haaretz, 12 May 2022)

The suspected offense: throwing a firebomb. The punishment: death (Gideon Levy & Alex Levac, Haaretz, 13 May 2022)

Israel advances over 4,000 West Bank housing units for Jews (Hagar Shezaf, Haaretz, 12 May 2022)

Armed with High Court expulsion order, Israel’s bulldozers arrive in Masafer Yatta (Yuval Abraham and Basil al-Adraa, +972, 12 May 2022)

WATCH: Soldiers assault +972 writer Basil al-Adraa (Oren Ziv & Yuval Abraham, +972, 8 May 2022)

Another phase of the Palestinian Nakba, with Israeli court approval (Director of B’Tselem Hagai El-Ad, 9 May 2022)

A Palestinian family is brutally attacked by settlers, then interrogated by police (Gideon Levy & Alex Levac, Haaretz, 6 May 2022)

Israel has a historic debt to pay to the displaced people from the villages of Iqrit and Kafr Bir’im (Haaretz Editorial, 3 May 2022)

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Harvard student newspaper endorses BDS movement, while rejecting antisemitism, in potent symbol of campus sentiment about Israel (Andrew Lapin, Jewish Telegraphic Agency, 29 April 2022)

New Jewish settlement in Hebron gets green light from Israel's top court (Hagar Shezaf, Haaretz, 28 April 2022)

Number of Palestinians in detention without trial in Israel hits 5-year high (Hagar Shezaf, Haaretz, 26 April 2022)

Over 30 Palestinians wounded in Al-Aqsa clashes with Israel Police (Josh Breiner, Jack Khoury & Deiaa Haj Yahia, Haaretz, 22 April 2022)

An Israeli soldier opened fire from a moving jeep, killing a lawyer taking kids to school (Gideon Levy & Alex Levac, 21 April 2022)

Israel holding more than 600 without charge, most since 2016 (ABC News, 3 May 2022)

Palestinians caution against plans to 'dismantle' UNRWA refugee agency (Al Araby, 2 May 2022)

Greenwashing Palestine: From Refuge To Rifle (LinkedIn, 24 April 2022)

Corbyn's Party No More: Before Critical Election, U.K. Labour Hosts Israeli Counterpart (Haaretz, 2 May 2022)

Israel bars Palestinian NGO chief from travel (Al Araby, 1 May 2022)

Harvard University student newspaper endorses BDS movement (Middle East Monitor, 1 May 2022)

How media coverage whitewashes Israeli state violence against Palestinians (Washington Post, 28 April 2022)

Blocked from Jerusalem: Palestinian Politician, Mustafa Barghouti, Speaks Out on Al-Aqsa (Palestine Chronicle, 28 April 2022)

The international community must adopt the Palestinian narrative (Middle East Monitor, 28 April 2022)

Palestinian short film about Ahmad Manasra attracts ire of Israeli social media (Al Araby, 28 April 2022)

US 'opposes' Israel's 'terrorist' designation of six Palestinian NGOs (Al Araby, 27 April 2022)

Israeli forces kill Palestinian in occupied West Bank raid (Al Jazeera, 26 April 2022)

Unpacking the politics of persecution (Mondoweiss, 26 April 2022)

‘Apartheid’ chorus grows — 60 percent of Middle East scholars reach that conclusion (Mondoweiss, 25 April 2022)

Mission failed: How Israel’s anti-BDS app went belly-up (+972, 25 April 2022)

WAFA: "Palestinian-American producer at Netflix describes Israel as a racist colonial state that practices apartheid" (IMEMC, 26 April 2022)

A Scarred Childhood: Israeli Attacks against Palestinian Children in the Occupied West Bank in 2022 (IMEMC, 15 April 2022)

Israel Police Required Al-Aqsa Worshippers to Hand Over IDs, in Violation of Law (Haaretz, 26 April 2022)

UK trade deal with Israel sends a clear message: Apartheid is rewarded (Middle East Eye, 25 April 2022)

Forget Passover and Ramadan, Israel's violence is all about its brutal military occupation (Middle East Monitor, 24 April 2022)

‘We don’t want to integrate Palestinians and give them equal rights’ — NPR gives Israeli leader platform to legitimize apartheid (Mondoweiss, 21 April 2022)

Arab League urges Israel to stop Jewish prayers at Al-Aqsa Mosque (Al Jazeera, 22 April 2022)

Palestine, the tragedy of endless procrastination (Middle East Monitor, 22 April 2022)

‘Why do they provoke us?’: West Bank leader’s death brings grief – and anger (Guardian, 22 April 2022)

Palestinians win landmark case in Switzerland for UN 'protection rights' (Middle East Monitor, 21 April 2022)

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For Palestinians, Food Insecurity is Now an Existential Threat (Palestine Chronicle, 20 April 2022)

Amnesty: ‘Apartheid is Lived Reality for Palestinians’ (Palestine Chronicle, 20 April 2022)

How the UK government has bought into Israeli hasbara (Gwyn Daniel, Middle East Eye, 18 April 2022)

He has cancer and a disability but Israeli troops still cuffed and detained him for hours (Gideon Levy & Alex Levac, Haaretz, 16 April 2022)

17 Palestinians have been killed in the past two weeks. That's not terrorism? (Gideon Levy, Haaretz, 17 April 2022)

Israel terrorizes Ramadan worshippers at al-Aqsa mosque (Maureen Clare Murphy, Electronic Intifada, 15 April 2022)

I’ll keep doing all I can for the fight to end the occupation (Oded Goldreich, Haaretz, 13 April 2022)

An incapacitated assailant is shot point blank in Jerusalem, but no one cares (Gideon Levy & Alex Levac, Haaretz, 9 April 2022)

Bennett’s coalition has lost its majority. Could Netanyahu’s Likud now regain power? (Tal Schneider, Times of Israel, 6 April 2022)

Mapping out the Judaization of East Jerusalem (Maya Horodniceanu & Nir Hasson, 6 April 2022)

Israel charges Palestinian journalists with incitement — for doing their jobs (Yuval Abraham, +972, 5 April 2022)

To exact ‘revenge,’ Israeli settlers wreaked havoc in my village (Ali Awad, +972, 4 April 2022)

Israelis cry with Ukraine but ignore their West Bank apartheid (Michael Sfard, Haaretz, 1 April 2022)

Settlers with firebombs descend on a Palestinian village at night, torching cars (Gideon Levy & Alex Levac, Haaretz, 1 April 2022)

Millions of acres for Israeli Jews, next to nothing for the Bedouin (Meirav Arlosoroff, Haaretz, 31 March 2022)

Terror is the only way open to the Palestinians (Gideon Levy, Haaretz, 31 March 2022)

In Every Corner of Palestine, There Is a Story of Dispossession (Mohammed El-Kurd, The Nation, 30 March 2022)

Arab party suspends Israeli coalition govt membership amid Jerusalem violence (France24, 18 April 2022)

Infographic: How many Palestinians are imprisoned by Israel? (Al Jazeera, 17 April 2022)

Israeli forces raid Al-Aqsa Mosque, over 150 Palestinians injured (Al Jazeera, 15 April 2022)

Israel strikes Gaza Strip as tensions soar (Al Jazeera, 18 April 2022)

Israeli Media: Putin Urges Israel to Hand over Church Property in Jerusalem (Palestine Chronicle , 18 April 2022)

Israeli Police Wound Palestinians Again Near Flashpoint Jerusalem Holy Site (Huffington Post, 17 April 2022)

Israeli Army Won't Provide Security to 10,000-strong March to West Bank Outpost (Haaretz, 19 April 2022)

Israeli Settlers Block Reopening of West Bank Road to Palestinians After Two Decades (Haaretz, 18 April 2022)

Art at a time of siege (Al Araby, 18 April 2022)

US: Kamala Harris serves wine made in illegal Israeli settlement during Passover seder (Middle East Eye, 18 April 2022)

Israel kills six Palestinians in the West Bank (Mondoweiss, 14 April 2022)

‘Ripe for explosion’: Israel-Palestine tensions rise in Ramadan (Al Jazeera, 14 April 2022)

Palestinian Man Succumbs to Wounds Sustained during Israeli Military Raid in Beita (Palestine Chronicle, 14 April 2022)

Israeli forces raid Al-Aqsa Mosque, over 150 Palestinians injured (Al Jazeera, 15 April 2022)

Israeli police attack Muslim worshippers at Al-Aqsa Mosque causing dozens of injuries (WAFA News, 15 April 2022)

A voice from Gaza (Middle East Monitor, 14 April 2022)

Israel court refers Ahmad Manasra's case to parole committee (Middle East Monitor, 14 April 2022)

Palestinian lawyer and teen killed as Israel raids West Bank amid escalating violence (Guardian, 14 April 2022)

Amid International Campaign, Israeli Court Drops ‘Terrorism’ Charge on Manasra (Electronic Intifada, 13 April 2022)

Palestinian rights lawyer killed in Israel West Bank clashes (Yahoo! News, 13 April 2022)

Palestinian children left orphaned after Israeli troops kill their mother (Middle East Eye, 13 April 2022)

EU deportation agency mulls partnership with Israel (Electronic Intifada, 13 April 2022)

I’ll Keep Doing All I Can for the Fight to End the Occupation (Haaretz, 13 April 2022)

Under Israeli surveillance: Living in dystopia, in Palestine (Al Jazeera, 13 April 2022)

Israel kills lawyer and laborer as military ramps up aggression (Electronic Intifada, 13 April 2022)

Why our boycott of Israeli academic institutions will hurt the apartheid regime (Middle East Eye, 13 April 2022)

Israeli court drops 'terrorism' charge on Manasra as #FreeAhmadManasra campaign gains momentum (Al Araby, 13 April 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.

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