Current Action: Combatting Israeli Apartheid

Israel has been declared an apartheid state by the UN Special Rapporteur, Michael Lynk, Amnesty, Human Rights Watch, and the Israeli B'tselem.

Professor Michael Lynk, guest of Sadaka in Dublin As part of our ongoing campaigning to combat Israeli apartheid, Sadaka organised its Second High-Level Forum in Dublin on 29 March 2022. The purpose of the forum was to create awareness of the final report of Professor Michael Lynk, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territory occupied since 1967. This report to the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva concerned the breach by Israel of the prohibition against apartheid in international law. More ...


Recent Media Items

FBI probes killing of Palestinian-American reporter Abu Akleh; Israel: Grave mistake (Jacob Magid, Times of Israel, 14 November 2022)

Israel won't cooperate with FBI over killing of Palestinian journalist, says Gantz (Middle East Monitor, 15 November 2022)

Israel kills nine Palestinians so far in November (Tamara Nassar, Electronic Intifada, 15 November 2022)

UN General Assembly Second Committee Approves Resolution backing permanent sovereignty of Palestinians over their natural resources (UN Press Office, 10 November 2022)

Netanyahu won 8-seat majority over his opponents despite near-parity in raw votes (Times of Israel, 3 November 2022)

Israel approves decision to demolish school east of Ramallah (Middle East Monitor, 2 November 2022)

Israel demolishes homes in West Bank, fires tear gas at protestors (Middle East Monitor, 2 November 2022)

Arab League says Palestinian cause central (Al Jazeera, 2 November 2022)

UN General Assembly says Israel must get rid of its nuclear arsenal (I24, 30 October 2022)

Israel’s secret, illegal biological war against Arabs (Kit Klarenberg, The Cradle, 25 October 2022)

UN Commission of Inquiry finds that the Israeli occupation is unlawful under international law (UN Human Rights Commission, 20 October 2022)

The UN special rapporteur denounces quot;Israel's colonial occupation and apartheid practicesquot; (The Cradle, 19 October 2022)

Israel not a "vibrant democracy". This is apartheid. (B'Tselem, October 2022)

Settler attacks drive farmers to treetops (Taghreed Ali, Electronic Intifada, 14 October 2022)

Biden administration ups penalties for compliance with Arab League’s Israel boycott (Jewish Insider, 7 October 2022)

B’Tselem urgent appeal to the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court: stop Israel from committing a war crime in South Hebron Hills (6 October 2022)

West Bank demolitions and displacement: July-August 2022 (UN OCHA, 4 October 2022)

US: Jewish American journalist Katie Halper sacked for calling Israel 'apartheid' state (Middle East Monitor, 3 October 2022)

The Video That Got Me Fired: Israel IS An Apartheid State (Katie Halper, YouTube, 30 September 2022)

Biden’s abysmal response to the killing of Shireen Abu Akleh (Daniel Larison, Responsible Statecraft, 30 September 2022)

Liz Truss moving UK embassy to Jerusalem would be disastrous (Avi Shlaim, Middle East Eye, 28 September 2022)

Israel kills four in Jenin raid (Maureen Clare Murphy, Electronic Intifada, 28 September 2022)

President Abbas calls for full UN membership and a plan to end the occupation (UN News, 23 September 2022)

Armed settlers assaulted a Palestinian man. Guess who’s in jail? (Oren Ziv, +972, 19 September 2022)

German public broadcaster now requiring employees to support Israel’s right to exist (Toby Axelrod, Times of Israel, 16 September 2022)

German Jews file war crimes charges against Israeli leaders (Ali Abunimah, Electronic Intifada, 12 September 2022)

A smiling girl, killed by Israel (Abdallah al-Naami, Electronic Intifada, 9 September 2022)

Video: Inside Israeli Apartheid (Yumna Patel, Mondoweiss, May 2022)

Kafka in Gaza: How Israel turned a Palestinian aid worker into a ‘terrorist’ (Antony Loewenstein, +972, 8 September 2022)

Rebuffing US, Lapid and Gantz say ‘no one will dictate’ IDF’s open-fire regulations (Times of Israel, 7 September 2022)

A settler stabbed and killed a Palestinian. Now he’ll carry on life as usual (Ziv Stahl, +972, 5 September 2022)

Top EU diplomat admits double standards on Palestine (Ali Abunimah, Electronic Intifada, 2 September 2022)

Raze, rebuild, repeat: The relentless settlers of Ramat Migron (Times of Israel, 2 September 2022)

Khalil Awawdeh declares victory, ends 6-month hunger strike (Tamara Nassar, Electronic Intifada, 31 August 2022)

US gives green light to Israel’s attacks on human rights groups (Maureen Clare Murphy, Electronic Intifada, 26 August 2022)

6,000 Palestinians have been killed by Israel in Gaza since 2005 (David Morrison, 26 August 2022)

CIA unable to corroborate Israel’s ‘terror’ label for Palestinian rights groups (Isaac Scher, Guardian, 22 August 2022)

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Occupied Territories Bill

Sadaka Campaigns

The Occupied Territories Bill, developed by Sadaka and tabled by Senator Frances Black, will prohibit the import of goods and services which are produced in illegal Israeli settlements. Settlements are a war crime under international law.

Visiting Speakers

Sadaka Visiting Speaker Programme

Sadaka organises high level speaking tours with invited guests, primarily from Palestine. They typically involve meetings with the Minister, political party leaders, leading NGOs, trade unions and presentations to Joint Oireachtas Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Political Meetings

Sadaka Political Meetings

Political meetings are core business for Sadaka as we attempt to shift Irish foreign policy towards the achievement of political self –determination and human rights for the Palestinian people.

Other Campaigns

Sadaka Campaigns

Sadaka runs targeted campaigns on an annual basis, each one aimed at achieving a particular goal such as Irish Government Recognition of Palestine, pre General Election commitments on Palestine and similar goals.


Conferences & Public Meetings

High Level Fora and meetings are used to get particular messages to selected audiences. We focus on high profile speakers to attract key decision makers and people of influence.

Education Resources

Sadaka Education Resources

In partnership with the Curriculum Development Unit, Sadaka produced an education resource on Palestine available on the Irish secondary school curriculum. More resources also available.

Palestinian Churches

Sadaka, the Churches and Palestine

Sadaka has hosted lengthy speaking tours with leading Christian church leaders from Palestine to encourage the Irish churches to develop pro-active positions on the plight of their brothers and sisters in the Holy Land.

Trade Unions

Sadaka and Irish Trades Unions

Sadaka has worked closely with trade unions since our formation building on their strong pro-active positions on Palestine.

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Ballyshannon PO
Co. Donegal

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