Birzeit University (photo by GZ) The old city of Jerusalem (photo by GZ) Market in Nablus (photo by GZ) Bethlehem wall (photo by GZ) Checkpoint north of the West Bank (photo by GdB) Checkpoint Howwara (photo by GZ) Bedouin kids in Al Mawasi, Gaza (Photo my AM) Spice shop in the old town, Nablus (photo by BvB) Jericho (photo by GdB) Road block north of the West Bank (photo by GdB)

Who we are

Palestine Link is an initiative by Palestinians in the Netherlands. It is a genuine independent voice and a professional resource and service center.

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Our mission

Palestine Link advocates Palestinian national and human rights, and promotes Palestinian interests. It seeks to put Palestine and the Palestinians on the European agenda in a positive way.

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What we do

S etting the agenda
C hallenging stereotypes
R e-framing
A dvocating (human) rights
B randing Palestine
B uilding bridges
L inking up
E ncounters

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For whom

Palestine Link is the gateway to Palestine for anyone who is interested in the land, the people and the opportunities. We provide services, information and advice tailored to the needs and interests of students, for example, church communities, entrepreneurs, journalists and civil society organizations.

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Events

Palestine Link College Tour

07-05-2014 t/m 09-05-2014

Amsterdam, Leiden, The Hague

women-palestine-college-tour.jpgWhat kind of experiences with violence do women have in politically conflicted and militarized zones like East-Jerusalem? What ordeals do they face?  How does the militarization of public and private space and the use of gendered bodies influence the lives of men and women? Discover all about Women, Peace& Security from a Palestinian Perspective during the Palestine Link College Tour 2014.

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Palestine on the map

Palestinian loss of land 1946-2010 >>

Palestinian loss of land 1946-2010

In the spotlight

Legal experts present report on violations of children's rights by Israeli military

17-04-2014

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A new report by a Dutch multidisciplinary group of experts on the practice and impact of arrest, interrogation, detention and adjudication of Palestinian children by Israeli military authorities will be presented this Thursday 17 April at the foreign affairs committee in the Dutch parliament. The report is the outcome of a visit to Israel Palestine that was organized in November 2013 by gate48, platform for critical Israelis in the Netherlands and Palestine Link.

 

Download the English summary of the report 'Palestinian children and military detention' here.

Download the Hebrew summary here. And the summary in Arabic here.

Trigger Happy Israel's use of excessive force in the West Bank

04-03-2014

bil-in2005-klein.jpgRecent years have seen a mounting toll of deaths and injuries of Palestinians as a result of shooting or other violence by Israeli soldiers outside the context of armed conflict, says Amnesty International in the report Trigger Happy Israel's use of excessive force in the West Bank.

Merry Christmas!

18-12-2013

xmas-tree-bethlehem-klein.jpgFrom all of us at Palestine Link: Merry Christmas and a happy new year!

Palestinian-American entrepreneur Sam Bahour on the inalienable right of Palestinian refugees to return to their towns and villages.
VPRO's Tegenlicht onderzoekt: Waarom loopt Nederland altijd aan de leiband van Israel?
Mathematician Munir Fasheh, founder of the Tamer Institute for Community Education, on the occupation of knowledge.
Huwaida Arraf, co founder of the International Solidarity Movement, remembers ISM activist Vittorio Arrigoni, who was kidnapped and killed by an extemist movement in Gaza, summer 2011.