Al-Maqdese succeed in forcing the Jerusalem Municipality to pay NIS 750.000 as compensation for effected families in Wade Al Joz
Al-Maqdese for Society Development (MSD), had succeeded in forcing Jerusalem municipality and Jehon water company to pay compensation for 19 Jerusalemites’ families from Wade Al-Joz after the water flooded in 16/5/2007 and more than 19 houses had been sank and destroyed with 140 person residents.
South African study finds that Israel is practicing colonialism and apartheid in the Occupied Palestinian Territory
WCLAC Launched the Official Website of “Women and Children’s Rights through Access to Information”
This project is being implemented by WCLAC in Palestine, led by the Information and Communication Technology for Development in the Arab Region “ICTDAR” and funded by the Spanish Cooperation. It has already been implemented by UNDP/ICTDAR in collaboration with national organizations in Egypt, Lebanon and Tunisia, and is being implemented in Morocco and Jordan.
Committee Against Torture’s Findings Highlight International Community’s Inaction
Committee Against Torture’s Findings Highlight International Community’s Inaction in the Face of Israel’s Widespread and Systematic Violations of International Law
UN Committee Against Torture expresses 'deep concern' at Israel's treatment of detained children
World Economic Forum witnesses signing of MOU between Abraaj and the Welfare Association
DEAD SEA (JT) - His Majesty King Abdullah on Friday underscored the importance of a trust fund for the education of orphans in Gaza established through a $10 million donation from the Dubai-based private equity group Abraaj Capital. The fund was launched on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum (WEF), which opened yesterday, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.
61 years after the Nakba: the Israeli army is still enacting the Catastrophe
<p>RAMALLAH, 14 May 2009] - The anniversary of the Nakba comes to remind the world of the ongoing violations <span class="yshortcuts" id="lw_1242457554_0">Israel</span> has been committing against the <span class="yshortcuts" id="lw_1242457554_1" style="background: none transparent scroll repeat 0% 0%; cursor: hand; border-bottom: #0066cc 1px dashed">Palestinian people</span>, generation after generation, for more than sixty years, including the killing of thousands of Palestinians, and the displacement of hundreds of thousands of others.</p>
Islamic Bank for Development and WA sign US$ 4 million grant for Emergency Aid
A grant agreement for $4 million from the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development through the Islamic Bank for Development was signed with Welfare Association for the implementation of 19 emergency program projects.
Palestinian and Israeli Human Rights Organisations call for End to International Donor Complicity in Israeli Violations of Inter
JOINT PRESS RELEASE REF.: 18.2009E 5 May 2009 On 2 March 2009, major international donors convened in Sharm al-Sheikh to collectively respond to the destruction caused by Israel’s 23 day military offensive on the Gaza Strip (the offensive). During the conference, a total of $4.5 billion was pledged in reconstruction funds for Gaza. In light of the extensive destruction across the Gaza Strip, especially the destruction of civilian homes and infrastructure, reconstruction is urgent.
Arab Foundations Forum convenes in Abu Dhabi to elect first Board of Directors
Representatives of 17 leading philanthropic institutions and charitable organizations from the Arab world participated in the eighth meeting of the Arab Foundations Forum (AFF), hosted by the Emirates Foundation in Abu Dhabi from 20 to 21 March 2009, and chaired by Dr. Atallah Kuttab, Director General of Welfare Association.