St. Yves Registers 6 Palestinian Children at the Israeli Ministry of Interior after a Legal Battle that Lasted a Decade
Ever since the illegal annexation of Jerusalem in 1967, Israel maintained policies that aim at diminishing the Palestinian existence in the city. The main tools put into practice by Israeli authorities…
Submission to the Universal Periodic Review – Israel Human Right Council UPR Working Group 29th Session, January 2018 50 Years of Forcible Transfer of Palestinians from Occupied East Jerusalem
2017-07-17            Submitting Organizations This is a joint submission by Community Action Center (Al-Quds University), Al-Haq, and the Society of St. Yves, four civil…
St. Yves unifies a Palestinian family after years of dispersion
A wide range of policies and legal frameworks were set by the Israelis to discriminate against Palestinians and created to hinder family unification procedures. In 2003 the situation deteriorated: all…
St. Yves Annuls a Security Ban Order on a Palestinian Citizen Holding a Family Unification Permit
Freedom of movement is a universal right to every human being. Everyone has the right to leave any country including his own, and has the right to return to his country. Furthermore everybody has the…
The Israeli National Insurance Institute: a Major Actor in Displacing Palestinians from Jerusalem
The Israeli National Insurance Institute (NII) manages the collection of compulsory social contribution as provided by the law, the distribution of social benefits to beneficiaries. Those benefits include…
Israeli Collective Punishment Measures Suffocate Jerusalem When Palestinian, everyone pays the price
Since the escalation of events in October 2015, and the wave of violence and instability witnessed especially in East Jerusalem, Israeli authorities have expanded the use of extreme punitive measures…
St. Yves Obtains a Temporary Jerusalem ID for a Jerusalemite Citizen After Years of Deliberate Postponement by the Israeli Ministry of Interior
The Society of St. Yves – Catholic Center for Human Rights was able to obtain a temporary Jerusalem ID for “N.A.N”, a woman who holds a West Bank ID married to a Jerusalemite citizen,…
The Society of St. Yves - Catholic Center for Human Rights Film: “Right to Exist?!”
The short movie “Right to Exist?!” reflects the issue of Residency in Jerusalem and the struggle of Jerusalemites in particular those married to Palestinian ID holders due to multiple Israeli…
St. Yves launches “Right to exist?!” film
The Society of St. Yves – Catholic Center for Human Rights held a film launching event for its short movie entitled “Right to exist?!” at Yabous Cultural Centre, in Jerusalem. The launching…
St. Yves Obtains Family Unification for a Jerusalemite Family and the Court of the Israeli Ministry of Interior for Unjustified Delay
The Society of St. Yves – Catholic Center for Human Rights obtained a family unification permit for “J.A”, a 33 year old woman holding a Palestinian ID, after the Israeli Ministry of…
St. Yves Demands the Israeli Ministry of Health to Cancel Discriminatory Health Insurance Payment Imposed on Palestinians Holding a Family Unification Permit
The Israeli Ministry of Health issued regulations on the 1st of August 2016, allowing Palestinians holding family unification permits to access health services with the condition of making a retroactive…
St. Yves Obtains Family Unification for a Jerusalemite Family
The Society of St. Yves – Catholic Center for Human Rights obtained a family unification permit for the N.A, a Palestinian man from the West Bank married to a Jerusalemite woman after a long legal…
St. Yves Registers a Jerusalemite Child Through the Rights of People with Disabilities Procedures
The Society of St. Yves – Catholic Center for Human Rights succeeded in registering a Jerusalemite child by activating the procedures pertaining to people with disabilities.Mr. A.D, a Palestinian…
Punitive Residency Revocation: the Most Recent Tool of Forcible Transfer - Statement
    On 7 March 2018, the Israeli Parliament passed an amendment to the Entry into Israel Law which allows the Israeli Minister of Interior to revoke the permanent residency status from Palestinian…