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2017-02-10
17 West Bank Palestinian municipalities, 3 human rights groups petition Israeli Supreme Court against Settlements Law
2017-02-04
JLAC Succeeds in canceling the demolition order regarding Arab Al-Rashaydeh School in Al-Nweimah
2017-01-15
Unprecedented Collective Punishment Measures against Palestinians in Jabal al Mukabir in East Jerusalem
2016-12-27
PHROC and PNGO Welcome UN Security Council's Resolution No. 2334
2016-12-08
PHROC Calls for Immediate and Decisive Confrontation of Israel Legalizing Piracy
2016-12-21
JLAC published a new newsletter on December 2016.
 
 
 
 
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JLAC at a Glance

Through JLAC’s Ramallah, Jerusalem, and Salfit offices and mobile legal clinics throughout the northern West Bank, great strides are being taken towards reducing the suffering and improving the lives of victims of human rights violations. The cases and consultancies provided by JLAC range in thematic area (from orders of house demolition issued by Israeli authorities to political arrests undertaken by the PA), but all fundamentally seek to empower poor and marginalized individuals and communities with the necessary legal aid and direction to combat and overcome breaches of human rights regardless whom the violator and what facet of living a dignified life is being violated. Moreover, JLAC wages efforts to eliminate the environment of legislative and regulatory deficiencies that enables the occurrence and perpetuation of human rights violations in the oPt. Such entails efforts to; create a culture of legal and human rights awareness among local communities and stakeholders, build strategic alliances and coalitions with sector players, advocate for the reform of existing legislation and regulations, among other efforts. 

 

JLAC’s multifaceted set of interventions center and revolve around the following thematic areas:

 
a. Right of Dwelling & Living
b. Social & Economic Rights of Jerusalemites
c. Freedom of Movement
d. Public Freedoms
e. Public Interest
f. Retrieval of War Victims’ Bodies
g. Outreach & Networking
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