Human Rights

Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR)

PCHR is an independent legal body based in Gaza City which seeks to protect human rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.  This site provides access to a large number of PCHR reports published since 2001, as well as documents from the United Nations and other NGOs operating in Palestine.

Law & the Courts

Birzeit University Institute of Law

This site provides access to a number of publications on Palestinian legal issues.  Some in Arabic and some in English.

Guide to Law Online, Occupied Territories, West Bank, and Gaza

The Guide to Law Online, prepared by the United States Law Library of Congress Public Services Division, is an annotated guide to sources of information on government and law available online. It includes selected links to useful and reliable sites for legal information.

Research & Statistics

Palestinian Academic Society for the Study of International Affairs

Site provides facts and figures for Palestine, as well as research publications on a variety of social, political, and economic issues.  Also provides links to other sources of information on Palestine.

Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics

This site includes a wide variety of information on crime and victimization, such as reported criminal offenses; persons in custody; juvenile offenders; and judges.