Palestinian Human Rights NGOs in the West Bank and Gaza

1) International Solidarity Movement — www.palsolidarity.org

2) The Popular Struggle Coordination Committee — Popular Struggle Coordination Committee – Home | Facebook

3) Stop The Wall — www.stopthe wall.org

4) Badil Resource Center for Palestinian Residency and Refugee Rights — www.badil.org

5) Gaza Mental Health Foundation, Inc. — www.gazamentalhealth.org

6) Middle East Children’s Alliance/The Maia Project — www.mecaforpeace.org/maiaproject

7) The Palestinian Center for Rapprochement Between People (PCR) — www.pcr.ps. In 2003, PCR founded International Middle East Media Center (www.imemc.org), and in 2005, PCR founded Siraj Center for Holy Land Studies (www.sirajcenter.org).

8) Christian Peacemaker Teams/Palestine — www.cpt.org/work/palestine

9) The Freedom Theatre — www.thefreedomtheatre.org

10) 1 for 3 — www.1for3.org

11) Al Haq — www.alhaq.org

12) Health Work Committees — www.hwc-pal.org

13) Palestinian Medical Relief Society — www.pmrs.ps/

14) Palestinian Centre for Human Rights — www.pchrgaza.org

15) Islamic Relief USA/Palestine Aid — www.irusa.org/countries/palestine

16) Tent of Nations: People Building Bridges — Tent of Nations also runs a number of projects in the local area. (www.tentofnations.org)

17) The Rebuilding Alliance — Help Combatants for Peace (www.cfpeace.org) build the next Abir’s Garden Playground: A Safe Place to Grow at the Si’ir School for Girls near Hebron, West Bank. “I’m not going to lose my common sense, my direction, only because I’ve lost my heart, my child. I will do all I can to protect her friends, both Palestinian and Israeli. They are all our children.” — Bassam Aramin, Abir’s father and co-founder of Combatants for Peace after losing his 10-year-old daughter to an Israeli soldier’s rubber-coated bullet. The Combatants for Peace motto is: ‘Only by joining forces will we be able to end the cycle of violence.’ (www.RebuildingAlliance.org)

18) The Jerusalem Fund for Education and Community Development: Humanitarian Link — the Humanitarian Link program supports its special project, the Palestine Diabetes Institute. This newly opened medical facility in Al-Bireh, Palestine, works to combat the epidemic of diabetes confronting the Palestinian people. — www.thejerusalemfund.org

19) American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem — (www.afedj.org)

20) In His Steps: Holy Land — IHS has partnered w/ AJJP’s Health and Human Rights Project (HaHRP) to provide health care services and training in refugee camps and rural villages where adequate health care is not provided or accessible.” — www.ihsholyland.org

21) One Democratic State Groups — One State Foundation (facebook) www.onestatefoundation.org (English/Arabic/Hebrew website) / One Democratic State in Palestine

"We appreciate aid from interfaith sources because it represents the cooperation and mutual respect that we believe in." ~ Akram Abu Sabaa, Jenin refugee camp, 2002: Read about interfaith aid building people-to-people communication and mutual respect... (photo by Rains Rouner)

"Enhancing the capacity of the community in dealing with mental health problems based on the principles of justice, humanity, and respect for human rights."