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

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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

Screening: The wanted 18

30-01-2015

De Balie, Kleine Gartmannplantsoen 10, Amsterdam 18:45 hrs

wanted18.jpgWith humour and passion, this animated film captures the spirit of the first Palestinian uprising. It’s 1987. In an attempt to produce local alternatives to Israeli goods, a group of activists buy 18 cows and start up a dairy factory. Israeli authorities react by declaring the cattle 'a threat to the State of Israel'.

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The practice of non-violent resistance

06-02-2015

20:00 uur De Nieuwe Liefde Da Costakade 102, 1053 WP Amsterdam

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Discussion with Daoud Nassar, farmer and founder and director of the Tent of Nations in Bethlehem and a leading example of non-violent resistance against the threathening expropriation of his land.

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The stones cory out, meeting with Daoud Nasser of the Palestinian Christian peace initiative Tent of Nations

07-02-2015

Resurrection Church, Het Kant 1, 3995 GZ Houten (3 min. Walk from train station Houten)

150104-daoud-nasser.jpgIn the first week of February, Daoud Nassar to the Netherlands at the invitation of Kerk in Actie. Daoud is co-founder of Tent of Nations, a Palestinian Christian peace initiative on a farm just south of Bethlehem on the Israeli-occupied West Bank. The family business Tent of Nations and the Nassar family itself inspire many people by their motto "We refuse to be enemies."

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Palestine on the map

Palestinian loss of land 1946-2010 >>

Palestinian loss of land 1946-2010

In the spotlight

Happy New Year!

02-01-2015

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Women's organisations: "UN, end Israeli impunity!"

10-10-2014

women-palestine-college-tour.jpgOn the occasion of the 27th session of the Human Rights Council (HRC), a delegation of representatives of Palestinian and international women organizations descended on Geneva between 16th and 19th September. With a high sense of urgency, the delegation called upon the HRC and all member states to live up to their responsibilities to put an end to Israel’s impunity, uphold International Law, and bring justice to Palestinian victims of the latest assault on the Gaza Strip. Their message was clear and loud: “Enough is enough: Palestinians need justice, protection, freedom and dignity!”

Dutch academics condemn attacks on Gaza

02-08-2014

Professors, teachers and staff of Dutch Universities, reply to the call of our academic colleagues in Gaza and condemn in the strongest terms Israel’s excessive and brutal violence against the population in Gaza. The attacks 'cannot be justified as ‘self-defence’ and instead concerns collective punishment of a civilian population, excessive force, and severe and ongoing violation of the most basic human rights of the people in Gaza.'thsu state the signatiories.

Sheerin Al Araj on the peaceful resistance against land robbery in Al Walajeh village.
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.
Poetess Rafeef Ziadah: "I am an Arab woman of color and we come in all shades of anger."
Souad Amiri's hilarious discourse on how life with her mother-in-law made her a writer.