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


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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Launch of Palestine Link College Tour: the right of return

28-11-2016 t/m 28-10-2016

Crea, Nieuwe Achtergracht 170,Amsterdam, 20:00 hrs

161018-collegetour2016.jpgThe year 2017 will mark hundred years since the Balfour Declaration (2 November 1917), sixty-nine years Nakba in 1948 and fifty years occupation of the West Bank, Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem.The last seven decades witnessed the largest tragedy in the history of Palestine: The uprooting and the dispossession of its Palestinian inhabitants and the
establishment of a state of Israel on its ruins. While Israel’s supporters rejoiced at this event, most of the world was against turning the inhabitants of Palestine into refugees. International law, as manifested by a multitude of UN resolutions called for the return
of the refugees, withdrawing occupation forces and abolishing of racist laws. This did not happen Israel maintained its position by superior military force. Palestinians remained determined to return home and used all tools of resistance available to

Neither changed their position for seven decades. This is a stalemate. How could it be broken?


Palestine on the map

Palestinian loss of land 1946-2010 >>

Palestinian loss of land 1946-2010

In the spotlight

Palestine Link in solidarity with Women's boat to Gaza


Member organisations and supporters of DocP, the Dutch coalition of organisations running the campaign for Boycott,divestment and sanctions (BDS) gathered at St. Paul's church in Rotterdam on October 1st in support of the passengers and crew of the Zeitouna. The ship, better known as Women's boat to Gaza set sail to the coastal enclave to challenge the illegal siege of the Gaza strip.



Collapsing Prospects: Palestinians in Area C, West Bank


1607-areac-collapsing-prostects.jpgA report of a Dutch multidisciplinary expert team, on the situation of the Palestinian population in Area C under the Israeli military regime. The report was presented on the 21st of June to the foreign affairs committee of the Dutch parliament. The report is the outcome of a visit to Israel Palestine that was organized in October 2015 by gate48 and Palestine Link.


“Our roots are stronger than the wall”


160615-wall-information-center2.jpgThe Wall Information Center, initiative of the Arab Educational Institute in Bethlehem, member of Pax Christi, and Palestine Link, gives voice to Palestinians who are directly affected by the wall that is imposed upon them by the occupation. The Center advocates their right to a dignified life in freedom and self-determination.


Nadim Khoury, master brewer of Taybeh Brewery in Palestine on his golden, dark, white amber and halal brews.
Steve Sosebee, founder of Children's Relief Fund on remarkable meetings he had with seriously ill children and the people who are trying to save their lives.
Lawyer and founder of human rights organization Al Haq Raja Shehadeh on the emotional impact of living under occupation.
Director Julia Bacha on her film about peaceful resistance against the wall in the Palestinian village of Budrus.