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

EU sides with Israel against its own member states (Ali Abunimah, Electronic Intifada, 19 July 2022)

US Presbyterians call for end to Israeli apartheid (Nora Barrows-Friedman, Electronic Intifada, 18 July 2022)

Saudi Foreign Minister: Peace with Israel ‘strategic option’ but not before 2-state solution (Jacob Magid, Times of Israel, 16 July 2022)

Contradicting Biden, Saudis deny opening of airspace is step toward ties with Israel (Jacob Magid, Times of Israel, 16 July 2022)

Saudi Arabia opens airspace to all carriers, in first fruits of budding Israel deal (Jacob Magid, Times of Israel, 15 July 2022)

The trip Biden should have taken, but didn’t (Rina Rosenberg (Jabareen), +972, 14 July 2022)

The bloody legacy of ‘shared values’ (B’Tselem Director Hagai El-Ad, +972, 13 July 2022)

Joint Statement by the Foreign Ministries of Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and Sweden on the designation of Palestinian civil society organisations as terrorist organisations (12 July 2022)

Classified document reveals IDF ‘firing zones’ built to give land to settlers (Yuval Abraham, +972, 11 July 2022)

Making the Middle East Safe for Tyranny (Peter Beinart, 11 July 2022)

Abu Akleh’s family rails at US ‘betrayal,’ asks to meet Biden during trip next week (Times of Israel, 8 July 2022)

EU envoy calls for ‘international pressure’ to halt evictions of Palestinians (Times of Israel, 7 July 2022)

US clears Israel of intentionally killing Shireen Abu Akleh (Maureen Clare Murphy, Electronic Intifada, 4 July 2022)

Fact sheet: Masafer Yatta communities at risk of forcible transfer (UN OCHA, June 2022)

Gaza Strip | The humanitarian impact of 15 years of the blockade - June 2022 (UN OCHA, June 2022)

UN claims Al Jazeera journalist killed by Israeli fire, calls for criminal inquiry (Times of Israel, 24 June 2022)

Nearly half of Senate Democrats call for US involvement in Abu Akleh probe (Times of Israel, 24 June 2022)

Bennett announces coalition’s demise, new elections: ‘We did our utmost to continue’ (Carrie Keller-Lynn, Times of Israel, 20 June 2022)

2006 Audio Emerges of Hillary Clinton Proposing Rigging Palestine Election (Observer, 28 October 2016)

In the Middle East, Biden walks in Trump's footsteps and will repeat his failure (Trita Parsi, MSNBC, 18 June 2022)

Al Jazeera obtains image of bullet that killed its journalist (Al Jazeera, 17 June 2022)

Catalonia recognises Israel 'committing crime of apartheid' against Palestinians (Middle East Eye, 16 June 2022)

UNRWA chief: No one will take over agency's tasks (Middle East Monitor, 16 June 2022)

‘His childhood disappeared’: A Palestinian teen’s nightmare in Israeli detention (Yuval Abraham, +972, 16 June 2022)

US pushing Israel to avoid unilateral steps in lead-up to Biden visit (Jacob Magid, Times of Israel, 15 June 2022)

Big Thief answers Palestinian call, cancels Tel Aviv gigs (Tamara Nassar, Electronic Intifada, 9 June 2022)

Want to dismantle Israeli apartheid? Start with this law (Michael Schaeffer Omer-Man, +972, 8 June 2022)

Germany permits Israel to kill its citizens with impunity (Ali Abunimah, Electronic Intifada, 8 June 2022)

Canada rules Israeli settlement wine labels violate law (Nora Barrows-Friedman, Electronic Intifada, 2 June 2022)

Life and Death in Gaza’s Access Restricted Areas (Gisha, 2018)

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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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