St. Yves Participates in the 36th Session of the UN Human Rights Council
The society of St. Yves – Catholic Center for Human Rights participated in the works of the 36th Session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, between 26th to 29th September 2017.…
Israeli Authorities Demolished 3 Schools on Their First school Day
In line with its escalation of house demolitions policies in area (C), Israeli authorities demolished 3 houses in different areas of the west bank on the night of the beginning of this school year on…
Marking 50 years of occupation: St. Yves launches its short movie “From Shelter to Rubble: 50 Years of House Demolitions”
The Society of St. Yves – Catholic Center for Human Rights, in cooperation with Trocaire, launched its short movie “From Shelter to Rubble: 50 Years of House Demolitions” in an event…
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 annuls prison sentence of a Jerusalemite citizen
The policy of house demolitions has been one of the most protuberant measures taken by Israel since its occupation of the West Bank in 1967 and especially in Jerusalem. This policy has been based on a…
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…
Conference: The Impacts of Collective Punishment Measures on Palestinian Women in Occupied East Jerusalem
Six Palestinian civil society organizations: St. Yves – Catholic Center for Human Rights, CAC- Al-Quds University, JLAC, Al-Haq, BADIL and the Civic Coalition) held a briefing session yesterday…
St. Yves Halts Legal Procedures Against a Jerusalemite Accused of Building Without Permit
The Jerusalemite citizen approached St. Yves in 2013 as soon as the Jerusalem District Court brought an indictment against him, seeking legal assistance and intervention. The accusation was for building…
St. Yves Annuls a House Demolition Order in Jerusalem issued by the Israeli Ministry of Interior
The Society of St. Yves – Catholic Center for Human Rights cancelled on the 23rd of November 2016,  A.K’s house demolition order issued by the Israeli Ministry of Interior in Al-Sawahreh…
St. Yves warns against “Settlement Legalisation” Bill
The Israeli Knesset approved the initial reading of the “illegal settlement legalization” bill in the West Bank presented by the Israeli right-wing lawmakers on the 16th of November 2016.…
St. Yves Prevents the Demolition of a Jerusalemite Family’s House
The Society of St. Yves – Catholic Center for Human Rights succeeded in preventing the demolition of a Jerusalemite family’s house, by submitting an urgent request to halt the demolition before…
Punitive Residency Revocation: The most recent tool of forcible transfer
Five Palestinian human rights organizations, including St. Yves, published a brochure addressing collective punishment as means of forcible transfer practiced by the Israeli authorities against Palestinians…
St. Yves Organizes a Field Visit to Masafer Yatta
The Society of St. Yves – Catholic Center for Human Rights organized yesterday the 9th of February a field visit to Masafer Yatta, in the southern hills of Hebron, to shed light on the damage caused…
Israel’s Occupation Threatens Christian Holy Sites in Jerusalem
On 25 February 2018, the Patriarchs and Heads of Local Churches in Jerusalem announced the closure of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem as a measure of protest against Israel’s deliberate…
Awareness Raising Session: Protection from Israeli Policy of House Demolitions
The Society of St. Yves - Catholic Center for Human Rights, in coordination with the Deir Samet Local Council, organized an awareness raising session in Deir Samet town, in the southern of the West…
Two Awareness Raising Sessions: Protection from Israeli Policy of Land confiscation in areas (C)
The Society of St. Yves - Catholic Center for Human Rights, in cooperation with Beit Jala Municipality, held two awareness raising sessions at Beit Jala city hall, dedicated to farmers…
Field Briefing: EAPPI Team Visits Cremisan
The society of St. Yves Catholic Center for Human Rights accompanied a delegation from the EAPPI Program on a field trip to Cremisan and Beir Onah, to brief them on Israeli policies of settlement expansion…
Area ( C ): Between home demolitions and settlements and injustice (case study)
Case study: Kherbet Shushehla    Kherbet Shushehla lies to the south of Al Khader city in Bethlehem district, and houses dozens of residential homes, old wells, a mill, a cemetery dating back…
Submission to The UN HRC in its 39th Regular Session: "Israel’s Recent Codification of Racism against Palestinians and Escalation of its Annexation of the oPt Require Human Rights Council Engagement to Uphold an Effective Agenda Item 7"
Human Rights Council Thirty-ninth session 10-28 September 2018 Agenda item 7 Human rights situation in Palestine and other occupied Arab territories Joint written statemen submitted by Al-Haq, Law in…