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

Netanyahu fires Deri ‘with a heavy heart’ after High Court nixes convicted minister (Carrie Keller-Lynn, Times of Israel, 22 January 2023)

Illegal West Bank outpost evacuated on Gallant’s orders, in defiance of Smotrich (Times of Israel, 20 January 2023)

Is Harvard’s reversal on Ken Roth a decisive defeat for Israel lobby? (Ali Abunimah, Electronic Intifada, 20 January 2023)

90+ nations express ‘deep concern’ at Israeli punitive measure against Palestinians (Edith M. Lederer, AP, 17 January 2023)

Boy killed, father executed by Israeli troops (Maureen Clare Murphy, Electronic Intifada, 17 January 2023)

US Dept of Education rebuffs Israel lobby demands (Nora Barrows-Friedman, Electronic Intifada, 16 January 2023)

Israeli forces, settlers kill five Palestinians in West Bank (Maureen Clare Murphy, Electronic Intifada, 13 January 2023)

New Israeli Government’s Policy Guidelines Indicate Officials’ Intent to Commit Crimes under International Law (Adalah Position Paper, 10 January 2023)

Israel to withhold Palestinian Assembly tax revenue, impose other sanctions after Palestinian president’s success (Times of Israel, 6 January 2023)

Israel kills three children as 2023 dawn (Tamara Nassar, Electronic Intifada, 5 January 2023)

New coalition stance emboldens settlers, who plan to re-establish flashpoint outposts (Shalom Yerushalmi, Times of Israel, 4 January 2023)

‘Illegal even under Israeli law’: US urges Israel not to legalize settler outpost (Jacob Magid, Times of Israel, 5 January 2023)

Fast-tracked war crime: Israel informs Palestinians from Masafer Yatta of imminent expulsion (B'Tselem, 2 January 2023)

Ministers tell High Court they plan to legalize, not evacuate, West Bank outpost Homesh (Jeremy Sharon, Times of Israel, 2 January 2023)

After years of diplomatic inertia, what can the ICJ offer Palestinians? (Hugh Lovatt, +972, 1 January 2023)

UN asks world court to weigh in on Israeli ‘occupation’ and ‘annexation’ (Luke Tress, Times of Israel, 31 December 2022)

Land grabs. Homophobia. Radicalized police: What to expect from Israel’s far-right government (Natasha Roth-Rowland, +972, 29 December 2022)

Oman’s parliament says no to ‘normalization’ with Israel (The Cradle, 28 December 2022)

Israel-Palestine and Daniel Barenboim's musical bridges (Avi Shlaim, Middle East Eye, 26 December 2022)

Israel demolishes school in Masafer Yatta as part of effort to drive Palestinians out of area (B'Tselem, 23 November 2022)

Religious Zionism coalition deal: Settlement growth, changes to discrimination laws (Jeremy Sharon, Times of Israel, 28 December 2022)

Knesset passes ‘Ben Gvir law,’ cementing minister’s expanded powers over police (Carrie Keller-Lynn, Times of Israel, 28 December 2022)

Coalition deal hands far-right Noam $125m for ‘Jewish national identity’ office (Carrie Keller-Lynn, Times of Israel, 28 December 2022)

West Bank demolitions & displacement: November 2022 (UN OCHA, 27 December 2022)

Six major developments that shaped 2022 for Palestinians (Zena Al Tahhan & Maram Humaid, Al Jazeera, 26 December 2022)

Germany just took a drastic step in criminalizing Palestine activism (Hebh Jamal, +972, 21 December 2022)

Kicking aside French protests, Israel expels Salah Hammouri (Ali Abunimah, Electronic Intifada, 18 December 2022)

Israel's far-right government removes the mask that enabled western complacency (Gideon Levy, Middle East Eye, 16 December 2022)

Palestine: The Unexpected Star of the 2022 World Cup (Dave Zirin & Jules Boykoff, Balfour Project, 13 December 2022)

Will Israel’s new far-right coalition spark more violence? (Channel 4 News, 8 December 2022)

Israel's foundational myth (Azad Essa, Middle East Eye, 6 December 2022)

Jews now a 47% minority in Israel and the territories, demographer says (Times of Israel, 30 August 2022)

Balfour Project Conference: Abandoning Palestine: the end of the British Mandate and our continuing responsibility (17/18 May 2022)

Netflix film Farha confronts Israel’s erasure of Palestine (Omar Karmi, Electronic Intifada, 16 December 2022)

Poll: 72% of Palestinians support forming more armed groups in West Bank (Times of Israel, 15 December 2022)

Israel lobby admits to lying about Palestinian rights group (Maureen Clare Murphy, Electronic Intifada, 13 December 2022)

Al Jazeera Film: The Killing of Shireen Abu Akleh (December 2022)

Al Jazeera film investigates killing of Shireen Abu Akleh (Maureen Clare Murphy, Electronic Intifada, 12 December 2022)

Israel scores own goal with World Cup charm offensive (Ahmed Abu Artema, Electronic Intifada, 8 December 2022)

China Supports Palestinian People's National Rights: Xi (Telesur, 8 December 2022)

Al Jazeera asks ICC to investigate killing of Shireen Abu Akleh (Maureen Clare Murphy, Electronic Intifada, 7 December 2022)

UN General Assembly votes in favor of commemorating Palestinian ‘Nakba’ (Luke Tress, Times of Israel, 1 December 2022)

When will ICC’s Karim Khan break his silence on Palestine? (Maureen Clare Murphy, Electronic Intifada, 1 December 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.

Contact us

Sadaka - the Ireland Palestine Alliance
PO BOX 110
Ballyshannon PO
Co. Donegal

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