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

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

Presentation report: Operation Protective Edge, a War Waged on Gaza's Children

00-00-0000 t/m 04-07-2015

Hooglandse Kerkgracht 17-G 2301 EC Leiden, 14:00 - 14:30hrs

150625-rapp-ope-war-waged-on-gaza-children.jpgThe Dutch Coalition for Palestinian Children and Tadamun in the Netherlands invite you to the presentation of the Defence for Children International Palestine (DCIP) report: Operation Protective Edge, a War Waged on Gaza’s Children.

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Palestine on the map

Palestinian loss of land 1946-2010 >>

Palestinian loss of land 1946-2010

In the spotlight

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

30-05-2015

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

19-05-2015

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

14-05-2015

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

Palestinian singer Rim Banna performs at TEDx Ramallah.
Poetess Rafeef Ziadah: "I am an Arab woman of color and we come in all shades of anger."
Psychosocial counselor Laila Atshan on her work with disabled people, refugees, prisoners, and survivors of political and domestic violence.
Rafeef Ziadah's poem about a little girl in Gaza during Cast Lead: "Hadeel is nine. Hadeel was nine..."