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

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.


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.


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


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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In the spotlight

Ilan Pappe on the western awakening and what it means for Israel/Palestine


150530-ilan-pappe.jpgIlan Pappe has lately published a new book of dialogues with Noam Chomsky, and edited by Frank Barat, called On Palestine. Pappe is the director of the European Centre for Palestine Studies and the author of many books, notably The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine. Born in Israel 60 years ago, he left the University of Haifa in 2007 to take up a position at the University of Exeter in England after he called for boycott of Israel and the school president pressed him to resign, while others threatened him personally. Philip Weiss of Mondoweiss blog interviewed Pappe by phone. (photo: Anja Meulenbelt)

In their own words: Israeli troops break ranks on Gaza campaign


150514-israeli-soldier-bts-foto-quique-kierszenbaum.jpgIsraeli soldiers tell how, from the outset of the Gaza campaign, commanding officers made it clear that the primary consideration was not the security of civilians but the protection of soldiers, the Israeli organization Breaking the Silence reports.

Vatican to sign State of Palestine accord


150517-flags-palestine.jpgThe Vatican has said it is preparing to sign its first accord with Palestine, two years after officially recognising it as a state. In a statement issued on Wednesday, the Vatican said that the “bilateral commission of the Holy See and the State of Palestine” was putting the final touches to the treaty, the Britsic newspaper The Guardian reports

Poetess Rafeef Ziadah: "I am an Arab woman of color and we come in all shades of anger."
VPRO's Tegenlicht onderzoekt: Waarom loopt Nederland altijd aan de leiband van Israel?
Lawyer and founder of human rights organization Al Haq Raja Shehadeh on the emotional impact of living under occupation.
"I have cerebral palsy, I shake all the time," Palestinian-American comedian Maysoon Zayid announces at the beginning of this exhilarating, hilarious talk."I'm like Shakira meets Muhammad Ali."