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Gisha-Legal Center for Freedom of Movement

From website: Gisha is an Israeli not-for-profit organization, founded in 2005, whose goal is to protect the freedom of movement of Palestinians, especially Gaza residents. Gisha promotes rights guaranteed by international and Israeli law.

Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights

From website: Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights is a legal charity in the UK that provides legal advice and support; 

International Law Commission

The International law Commission was established by the General Assembly, in 1947, to "initiate studies and make recommendations for the purpose of ... encouraging the progressive development of international law and its codification".

Human Rights in Donor Policy and Practice

GSDRC provides access to valuable resources related to human rights including some that focus on donor policy and practice. GSDRC is a partnership of research institutes, think-tanks and consultancy organisations with expertise in governance, social development, humanitarian and conflict issues.

Advocacy Manual to Business & Human Rights

Advocacy manual explaining human rights issues involved in business. An excellent introduction to a topic not often addressed. By Trocaire ( 2010. 56 pages. English only.

Legal and Tactical Guide: Palestinian Human Rights Advocacy in the U.S.

 A unique and valuable exploration of the legal risks facing pro-Palestinian activists in the United States. Addresses free speech, criminal issues, lawsuits, campus-specific issues, surveillance, and legal aspects of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS). Produced jointly by Palestinian Solidarity Legal Support and Center for Constitutional Rights. 2013. 25 pages. English only.

Human Rights for Dignity: A Primer on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Introduction to social, economic and cultural rights and parties' obligations under international law. Includes section (pages 130-141) on different approaches to claiming rights. By Amnesty International ( 2014. 145 pages. In Arabic at file:///Users/noramurad/Downloads/pol340012014ar.pdf.

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