Sadaka Campaigns

Sadaka Speaking Tour 2017 - Dr. Mustafa Barghouthi and Dr. Rima Khalaf Hunaidi

Sadaka photos: Dr Mustafa Barghouthi, guest of Sadaka in Dublin Sadaka photos: Dr. Rima Khalaf-Hunaidi, guest of Sadaka in Dublin

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.

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The Sadaka 2016 Election Pledge for Palestine - Palestine Matters!

Sadaka Images: Palestinian Irish Flag at UN

During the 2016 General Election Campaign, Sadaka sought candidate and political party endorsement of its five political objectives for the incoming Government.

Did your TD endorse the Pledge for Palestine? Find out here ...

The Sadaka 2015 Christmas Campaign


The Sadaka 'Christmas Bethlehem' video released in December 2015 showing how Palestinian children suffer violence and intimidation by Israeli Occupation Forces and Settlers (Larger version below).

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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'.

Sadaka and ICTU billboard campaign for recognition of the State of Palestine

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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
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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, guest of Sadaka in Dublin

Dr. Mustafa Barghouthi

Sadaka sponsored visit by Dr. Mustafa Barghouthi of the Palestinian National Initiative (2013). More ...


Roger Waters, guest of Sadaka in Dublin launches the Sadaka Education Pack

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 on a Sadaka Visiting Speakers Tour of Ireland 2013

Palestinian Church Leaders

Sadaka hosted eminent Christian church leaders from Palestine to encourage endorsement of Kairos Palestine by the Irish churches (2013)More ...

Other Sadaka projects

Ireland must introduce a ban on trade with Israeli settlements : The Economic Activities (Occupied Territories) Bill 2018

Control of Economic Activities (Occupied Territories) Bill 2018

The Economic Activities (Occupied Territories) Bill 2018, presented by Senator Frances Black in the Seanad on Tuesday 30th January did not proceed to a vote but this will take place in July 2018. The debate produced strong and consistent condemnation for Israel's illegal settlement programme, led by Minister for Foreign Affairs & Trade, Simon Coveney. The next five months require consistent lobbying to ensure that this Bill passes and progresses to the next stage. Warm congratulations to Senator Frances Black for making the issue of trade with illegal Israeli settlements a live political issue in Ireland. You may view the recorded debate (from 2:29:50) or read the transcript here.

The Bill and the debate surrounding it has raised a great deal of interest internationally and has gained widespread press coverage. More ...

Sadaka Publications - Why Ireland must introduce a ban on trade with Israeli settlements (Click now to download Briefing)

Why Ireland must introduce a ban on trade with Israeli settlements
Overview:  For the past number of decades Israel has engaged in the systematic colonisation of the Palestinian territory – the West Bank and East Jerusalem – which it has occupied since June, 1967 by transferring its civilian population into settlements that it has built on that territory. This has been done in flagrant violation of international law and to the severe detriment of the Palestinian people.  (Click on cover to download the full Briefing) January 2018, PDF 206 kB.

Sadaka High Level Forum: 50 Years of Occupation - the Roadblocks to Justice for Palestinians (28 November 2017)

Speakers at the Sadaka 2017 High Level Forum, held in the Royal College of Physicians in Ireland: Daniel Levy, Hugh Lovatt, Dr John Reynolds, Dr Mustafa Barghouthi, Dr. Rima Khalaf Hunaidi, Mícheál MacDonncha, Rafique Mottiar, Marie Crawley.

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.

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Sadaka Publications

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.





Sadaka Publications - 50 years of Israeli occupation: The roadblock to peace (Click now to download Briefing)

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.


Sadaka Publications - Israel: EU Losing Sight Of The Facts (Click now to download Briefing)

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.


Sadaka Publications - Israeli Settlements: Colonies and War Crimes (Click now to download PDF)

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)

 

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Trump’s Failure in Jerusalem (New York Times, 14 May 2018)

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Tánaiste summons Israeli ambassador over Gaza deaths (Irish Times, 15 May 2018)

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EU congratulates killer of Gaza cancer patients (Ali Abunimah, Electronic Intifada, 2 May 2018)

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Abbas to ask EU foreign ministries to recognize Palestine within 1967 borders (Haaretz, 7 January 2018)

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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)

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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)

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