“Occupied Portraits” Photo Exhibition: St. Yves Day…

In commemoration of its Patron Saint, the patron saint of lawyers, the Society of St. Yves organized a photo…

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JLAC, St. Yves file motion against new Israeli military…

 Additionally, affected residents can avoid immediate demolition if they present, within 96 hours of the…

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A New Israeli Military Order to Escalate Forcible…

The Society of St. Yves warns against the grave implications of the recent Israeli military order, issued…

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Enough is Enough!

95 Civil Society Organizations Call On the Human Rights Council to Urgently Launch a ‘Commission of Inquiry’…

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Ongoing Nakba: Palestinian Civil Society Calls on…

Human Rights Organisations and Civil Society Call on the International Community to Take Immediate Action to Stop…

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In Response to St. Yves Demand: Israeli Ministry of…

The Society of St. Yves - Catholic Center for Human Rights submitted a demand to the Israeli Ministry of Interior,…

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A field visit to the area of ​​Jouraat al-Khail in…

Jouraat al-Khail is under constant threat of the house demolition and settlement expansion policies. In 2016,…

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Protecting and Restoring Residency Status for Palestinians…

Following the 1967 occupation of East Jerusalem, Israel illegally annexed East Jerusalem but did not grant citizenship…

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St. Yves Participates in an Agriculture Volunteering…

The Society of St. Yves- Catholic Center for Human Rights, represented by members of its staff, and in cooperation…

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Academic Round Table Event: Israel's Taxation on the…

The Society of St. Yves - Catholic Center for Human Rights, and the Community Action Center- Al Quds University,…

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Diplomatic Brief: Emboldening Full Annexation: Three…

Seven Palestinian human rights organizations held a diplomatic briefing entitled "Emboldening Full Annexation:…

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UN Human Rights Council’s 37th Session: St. Yves Raises…

The Society of St. Yves – Catholic Center for Human Rights participated in the 37th Session of the United…

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Marking 50 years of occupation

St. Yves launches its short movie “From Shelter to Rubble: 50 Years of House Demolitions”

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About Us

The Society of St. Yves is a Catholic human rights organization working under the patronage of the Latin Patriarchate in Jerusalem. It was founded in 1991 by the former Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem and the Holy Land, Michel Sabbah, to help "the poor and the oppressed" according to the social doctrine of the Catholic Church. St. Yves provides gratis legal assistance, counsel…

Mission Statement

The Society of St. Yves is the Catholic Center for Human Rights of the Latin Patriarchate in the Holy Land. It provides legal aid to the needy, oppressed and marginalized and tries to raise the awareness of human and civil rights in the society. The Society of St. Yves believes that every human being is created in the image of God and the dignity and rights of everybody are God…