Shrinking space in Israel-Palestine
We provide in-depth analysis of the measures taken by authorities in Israel and Palestine to restrict civil and political rights.
In the Israel-Palestine context, restrictions of civil and political rights, such as freedom of expression, association and peaceful assembly, and the right to public participation are increasing.
The Diakonia International Humanitarian Law Centre Jerusalem analyses the measures taken by Israeli and Palestinian authorities and the legal aspects of the shrinking space for civil society.
Questions and Answers
Designation of Palestinian CSOs as "terrorist organisations"
Israeli authorities designated six Palestinian civil-society groups as “terrorist organisations”. This Q&A assesses the lawfulness and the implications of these designations.
Part I: Timeline of measures taken by Israel
For many years, Israeli authorities have taken measures to restrict civil and political rights, such as freedom of expression, association and peaceful assembly, and the right to public participation. A timeline of examples.
Webinar recording and analysis
Reflections on shrinking space in Israel-Palestine
At a webinar hosted by the Diakonia International Humanitarian Law Centre Jerusalem, legal experts offered reflections on the gradual process of democratic erosion and encroachment on civil and political rights in the Israeli-Palestinian context.