Sadaka Speaking Tour 2017 - Dr. Mustafa Barghouthi and Dr. Rima Khalaf Hunaidi
Dr. Mustafa Barghouthi and Dr. Rima Khalaf Hunaidi were in Ireland to deliver keynote speeches to the Sadaka High Level Forum ‘50 Years of Occupation: The Roadblocks to Justice for Palestinians’. Sadaka subsequently hosted a two-day series of high-level meetings including a courtesy call with the President of Ireland, Mr Michael D Higgins at the Aras; consultations with Simon Coveney TD the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade; the Deputy President of Sinn Fein, Mary Lou McDonald TD; the Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Foreign Affairs & Trade, Darragh O’Brien TD, and in addition, a presentation to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade.
The Sadaka 2016 Election Pledge for Palestine - Palestine Matters!
During the 2016 General Election Campaign, Sadaka sought candidate and political party endorsement of its five political objectives for the incoming Government.
The Sadaka 2014 Billboard Campaign
Sadaka’s Billboard Campaign lobbied the Irish Government to implement the 2014 unanimous decisions of both Houses of the Oireachtas (Irish Parliament) which call on the Irish Government ‘to officially recognise the State of Palestine on the basis of the 1967 borders, with East Jerusalem as its capital'.
The Sadaka 2014 Campaign for Gaza
Sadaka was one of the tens of thousands of voices throughout Ireland expressing outrage and revulsion in Summer of 2014 Israel's sustained 50 day attack on the people of Gaza.
The Chair of Sadaka, Marie Crawley, speaking at Dublin demonstration, 26th July 2014
The Sadaka Visiting Speaker Programme
Sadaka's Visiting Speakers Programme invites leading Palestinian figures to Ireland to raise public awareness of the situation in the West Bank and Gaza and to lobby the Irish Government to recognise the State of Palestine and its people. More ...
Dr. Mustafa Barghouthi
Sadaka sponsored visit by Dr. Mustafa Barghouthi of the Palestinian National Initiative (2013). More ...
Palestine & Israel on the Curriculum
Roger Waters (founding member of Pink Floyd) launched the Sadaka Education Resource on Palestine and Israel (2013). More ...
Palestinian Church Leaders
Sadaka hosted eminent Christian church leaders from Palestine to encourage endorsement of Kairos Palestine by the Irish churches (2013)More ...
Sadaka High Level Forum: 50 Years of Occupation - the Roadblocks to Justice for Palestinians
Keynote speakers at the Forum, held in the Royal College of Physicians in Ireland, included Dr. Mustafa Barghouthi, Mr. Daniel Levy, Dr. Rima Khalaf Hunaidi, Mr. Hugh Lovatt, Dr.John Reynolds.
We produce free information publications on various aspects of the situation in Palestine - Factsheets containing essential facts, Briefings with more detail, and Papers for a more comprehensive treatment. There is a selection of recent publications below, or for a complete list go to Factsheets, Briefings, or Papers.
50 years of Israeli occupation: The roadblock to peace Overview: In June 2017, it will be 50 years since Israel took over the West Bank (including East Jerusalem) and Gaza by force against the wishes of the Palestinians who lived there. It is the job of the UN Security Council to reverse aggression of this kind, which is in breach of Article 2.4 of the UN Charter, applying whatever sanctions are necessary to force the aggressor to withdraw. That is what happened when Iraq took over Kuwait by force in 1990. Unfortunately, the Security Council has failed to reverse Israel’s 1967 aggression. As a consequence, Palestinians have been forced to endure almost 50 years of Israeli military occupation without any say in how they are governed – and there is no end in sight. (Click on cover to download the full Briefing) May 2016, PDF 124 kB.
Israel: EU Losing Sight Of The Facts Overview: While the state of Israel continues its colonial project in the Occupied Palestinian Territories with its relentless settlement expansion, its shoot-to-kill policy and its arrest and detention of minors, the EU and other international players continue to ignore the fact that without sanctions against Israel to force it to withdraw from the occupied Palestinian territories, the two-state solution is dead. (Click on cover to download the full Briefing) January 2016, PDF 189 kB.
Without sanctions against Israel, the "two-state solution" is dead Overview: The "two-state solution" is dead unless serious and sustained economic sanctions are applied to Israel by the international community to force it to withdraw from the Occupied Palestinian Territories. (Click on cover to download the full Briefing) September 2015, PDF 80 kB.
Israeli Settlements: Colonies and War Crimes (Factsheet) Overview: When a state, which is occupying territory not its own, builds settlements on that territory and transfers its own citizens into them, that process is a war crime, under the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC). Israel has occupied the West Bank (including East Jerusalem) since1967 and has transferred well over half a million of its own citizens into that territory. September 2015 (Download PDF 59 kB)
Select below for more
Facebook and Twitter
Recent Press Articles
Israel to approve more than 1,200 new settler homes in West Bank. Advance planning for 2,500 housing units after 2018 (Independent, 9 January 2018)
Israel Sets Up Secret Firm With Top Ex-generals, Envoys for Online 'Mass Awareness' Campaign 'To Fight Delegitimization' (Haaretz, 9 January 2018)
Abbas to ask EU foreign ministries to recognize Palestine within 1967 borders (Haaretz, 7 January 2018)
Israel Publishes BDS Blacklist: These Are the 20 Groups Whose Members Will Be Denied Entry (Haaretz, 7 January 2018)
Mr. Kagame, don't cooperate with Israel's asylum-seeker expulsion (Gideon Levy, Haaretz, 7 January 2018)
The story behind Ahed Tamimi's slap: Her cousin's head shattered by Israeli soldier's bullet (Gideon Levy and Alex Levac, Haaretz, 5 January 2018)
What happened when a Jewish settler slapped an Israeli soldier (Haaretz, 4 January 2017)
In late-night vote, Knesset passes law to hinder East Jerusalem withdrawal (Daily Star, 2 January 2017)
Netanyahu's party votes to annex West Bank, increase settlements (Haaretz, 1 January 2018)
Despite minister's opposition, Israel approves deal with EU that excludes settlements (Haaretz, 31 December 2017)
Dozens of Israeli teens: 'We refuse to enlist out of a commitment to peace' (Haggai Matar, +972, 29 December 2017)
Facebook Says It Is Deleting Accounts at the Direction of the US and Israeli Governments (Glenn Greenwald, The Intercept, 30 December 2017)
And if Ahed Tamimi were your daughter? (Gideon Levy, Haaretz, 31 December 2017)
In an Unprecedented Move, 10 Democratic Senators Demand That Netanyahu Halt Israel Demolition of Palestinian Village (Zaid Jilani, The Intercept, 29 November 2017)
Israeli Court Blasts Shin Bet: Interrogation Tactics Led to False Confession, Imprisonment of Palestinian (Haaretz, 26 December 2017)
Lorde cancels Israel concert after boycott protests by pro-Palestinian activists (The Independent, 25 December 2017)
EU must take the lead on Palestinian statehood (Javier Solana, Euronews, 20 December 2017)
Israel helped establish 14 illegal West Bank outposts since 2011(Haaretz, 25 December 2017)
In Christmas Message Aimed at Trump, Abbas Says Palestinians Will Never Accept Any Peace Plan From US (Haaretz, 22 December 2017)
UN Jerusalem resolution: How each country voted (Al Jazeera, 21 December 2017)
Nikki Haley's Speech Ahead of UN Vote on Trump's Recognition of Jerusalem(Haaretz, 21 December 2017)
In Blow to Trump and Netanyahu, UN Rejects U.S. Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's Capital (Haaretz, 21 December 2017)
Nikki Haley in Threatening Letter to UN Members: Trump 'Will Be Watching' Who Votes Against U.S. Recognition of Jerusalem (Haaretz, 20 December 2017)
176 nations at UN call for Palestinian statehood (Jerusalem Post, 21 December 2017)
U.S. Vetoes UN Security Council Vote Rejecting Trump's Jerusalem Declaration (Haaretz, 18 December 2017)
UN denounces 'excessive' force used by Israeli soldiers in killing of disabled Palestinian protester (Independent, 19 December 2017)
How Mike Pence's Mideast trip to help embattled Christians evolved into a visit devoid of Christians (Haaretz, 17 December 2017)
Jerusalem as capital: All the latest (Al Jazeera, 17 December 2017)
Undercover Israeli police dressed as Palestinians arrest West Bank protesters (Independent, 14 December 2017)
Protester with no legs is shot dead by Israeli troops along with two other Palestinians (Daily Mail, 13 December 2017)
Blindfolded Palestinian boy surrounded by Israeli soldiers in viral photo charged with throwing stones (Independent, 12 December 2017)
Israel intel minister wants Saudi crown prince to visit Israel (Daily Star, 13 December 2017)
Muslim leaders urge recognition of East Jerusalem as Palestine capital (Daily Star, 13 December 2017)
Abbas: Palestinians Will Go to Security Council Over Full UN Membership (Haaretz, 13 December 2017)
Abbas calls on world to reconsider recognition of Israel after Trump's Jerusalem move (Haaretz, 13 December 2017)
In Brussels, Netanyahu Talks Up US Peace Bid as EU Pushes for Bigger Role (Haaretz, 11 December 2017)
Despite Trump's Announcement, 'Jerusalem, Israel' Won't Appear on U.S. Passports (Haaretz, 8 December 2017)
Oireachtas to table Bill on goods from illegal Israeli occupations (Irish Times, 29 November 2017)