Organizations with human rights programs or projects operating in the Occupied Palestinian Territory

Web address

Gaza - based

AlDameer Association for Human Rights

Al-Mezan Center for Human Rights

Center for Women' s Legal Research & Consulting

Community Media Center

Democracy and Workers Rights Center (also in Ramallah)

Gaza Community Mental Health Program


Palestinian Bar Association (Gaza)

Palestinian Center for Democracy and Conflict Resolution (PCDCR) (also in Nablus, Hebron)

Palestinian Center for Human Rights

Palestinian Commission for Refugees

Palestinian Independent Human Rights Commission (also in Ramallah)

PNGO (also in Ramallah)

Society Voice Foundation

Women Affairs Center

Women Affairs Technical Committee (Gaza, have presence also in Ramallah)

Press House Palestine

legal clinic - Islamic University of Gaza 

General Union of Cultural Centers- GUCC

Hemaya Center for Human Rights 

CIVITAS Institute 

National Center for Community Rehabilitation 

Social Developmental Forum-SDF 

Elamal rehabilitation Society

Society Voice Foundation

Institute for Development Studies - IDS

Palestinian Bar Association

West Bank - based


AFKAR for Education and Cultural Development

Al Haq

AL Quds University - Human Rights Clinic

Al-Madqese for Society Development

AMAN - Palestine

Applied Research Institute-Jerusalem (in Bethlehem)

BADIL - Resource Center for Palestinian Residency and Refugee Rights

CARE Center for Applied Research in Education

Center for Conflict Resolution and Reconciliation

Defence for Children International 

Democracy and Workers Rights Center (also in Gaza)

Ensan Center for Democracy and Human Rights

Freedom Forum Palestine


Ibdaa Community Development Project

Institute of Law- Birzeit University

Jerusalem Legal Aid and Human Rights Center

Land Research Center

Mandela Center for Defending Prisoners


Muwatin - The Palestinian Institute for the Study of Democracy

Nafs Empowerment - Physchological Counseling for Social Change

Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

Palestinian Bar Association (Ramallah)

Palestinian Center for Peace and Democracy

Palestinian Center for the Independence of the Judiciary and Legal Profession (Musawa)

Palestinian Independent Human Rights Commission (also in Gaza)

Palestinian Prisoners Club

Palestinian Working Woman Society for Development (PWWSD)

Palestinian Youth Association for Leadership and Rights Activation

PNGO (also in Gaza)

QADER for Community Development

Stop the Wall

Treatment and Rehabilitiation Center for Victims of Torture

Women for Life - Salfit

Women's Affairs Technical Committee (Ramallah, have presence also in Gaza)

Women's Center for Legal Aid and Counseling (also in Jerusalem and Hebron)

Young Artists Forum

Palestinian Center for Communication and Development Strategies (PCCDS) 



Future Generation Hands Association 

An-Najah National University

Women's Studies Center (also in Hebron and Nablus)

Sharek Youth Forum 

Land Research center

Women for Life 

hawwa Society 


Community Development & Continuing Education Institute 


Bisan Center for Research and Development 

The Jahalin Association

Al-Jaleel Society  for care and community based rehabilitation the charity 

Warm Home 

Lajeoon Center  

Teacher Creativity Center 


Ta"awon for conflict resolution


Ramallah Center for Human Rights Studies

Al-Marsad - Arab World Democracy  and Electoral Monitor 

Women Media & Development - TAM

PARC - Agricultural Development Association 

Ibrahim Abu Lughod Institute  

E. Jerusalem - based

Applied Research Institute of Jerusalem

Arab Thought Forum

Civic Coalition for Defending the Palestinians' Rights in Jerusalem


Faisal Husseini Foundation

Jerusalem Center for Social and Economic Rights

Jerusalem Center for Women

Jerusalem Community Advocacy Network

Society of St. Yves - Catholic Center for Human Rights (also in Bethlehem)

Women's Center of Shuafat

Hebron Rehabilitation Committee 


Jerusalem Network for Community Advocacy

MAAN - The forum of Arab  Bedouin Women's Organizations

Freedom Forum Palestine 

Centre for Jerusalem Studies – Al-Quds University 

Al-Ma’mal Foundation for Contemporary Art 

Al-Maqdese for Society Development

Others - located outside of the oPt



Arab Association for Human Rights

BIMKOM - Planners for Planning Rights

Breaking the Silence

Breaking the Silence


Gisha Legal Center for Freedom of Movement

HaMoKed - Center for the Defense of the Individual

Kav La'Oved

Physicians for Human Rights - Israel

Public Committee Against Torture in Israel

Rabbis for Human Rights

Society of St. Yves - Catholic Center for Human Rights (also in Bethlehem)

The Israeli Committee Against House Dimolitions

The Israeli Informatiom Center for Human Rights in the Occupied territories

Yesh Din - Volunteers for Human Rights

Official Palestinian Organizations

Advisory and Legislation Bureau

Central Bureau of Statistics

Central Elections Commission

Department of Refugee Affairs

Department of Refugee Affairs

Education Minister of the Palestinian National Authority

Energy Authority

General Personnel Council

Legal Justice Court

Ministry of Agriculture

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Ministry of Health

Ministry of Justice

Ministry of Justice

Ministry of Local Government

Ministry of Prisoners' Affairs

Ministry of Social Affairs

Ministry of the Interior

Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities

Ministry of Transportation

Office of Financial and Administrative Control

Office of the judges of the Supreme Council for the Islamic courts judge

Office of the President of the Palestinian National Authority

Palestinian Anti-Corruption Commission

Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics

Palestinian Economic Council for Development and Alaamar- PECDAR

Palestinian Information Centre Secretariat of the Palestine Liberation Organization

Palestinian Investment Fund

Palestinian Labour Ministry

Palestinian Legislative Council

Palestinian Ministry of Culture

Palestinian Ministry of Finance

Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Palestinian National Commission for Education, Culture and Science

Palestinian Negotiations Affairs Department

Palestinian Police

Permanent Observer Mission of Palestine to the United Nations

PLO Negotiations Affairs Department

PNC-Palestinian National Council

Presidency of the Council of Ministers

President Mahmoud Abbas's office

Public Prosecution

Public Prosecution

The Department of National and International Relations

The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology

The Ministry of Information

The Ministry of Planning and Administrative Development

The Ministry of Planning and Administrative Development


The Ministry of Public Works and Housing

The office of Palestinian Prime Minister

The Palestinian Ministry of National Economy

The Supreme Judicial Council


Ras Al-Tahouneh ST, near Al-Muqata'a
Al-Bireh, Palestine
Phone: 02 297 4563/4
Fax: 02 297 4565
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Tomouh Building (Jawwal), Al-Jala'
Gaza City, Palestine
Phone: 08 288 3115
Fax: 08 288 3114
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