Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights (LPHR) is a legal charity in the UK that works on projects focused on protecting and promoting Palestinian human rights.

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Gaza Accountability

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Respect Children's Rights

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Business and Human Rights

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Protect Human Rights Defenders

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LPHR Urgent Actions
  • Concerning the impending demolition of Susiya and the mass forced transfer of its residents
    7th July 2015
  • Concerning the imminent vote on the resolution relating to the report of the UN Commission of Inquiry on the 2014 Gaza Conflict
    2nd July 2015
LPHR Human Rights Blog
  • Gaza – Working for Accountability
    8th July 2015

    Today is the first anniversary of the large-scale Israeli military assault against Gaza which lasted for 51 days and wrought massive civilian suffering. This was the third devastating military offensive by Israel against Gaza in six years – each one causing unspeakable damage, destruction and loss of life. (more…)

  • Q&A on LPHR’s human rights complaint against G4S
    9th June 2015

    1. What is LPHR’s complaint about G4S and where was it submitted?

    In November 2013, Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights (LPHR) submitted a comprehensive human rights complaint against G4S to a UK government maintained body called the UK National Contact Point (UK NCP). (more…)

  • What is the OECD Guidelines complaints mechanism and how can it be used?

    The National Contact Point system under the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises is the first and still one of the very few international mechanisms established by governments to enable individuals, communities or their representatives to bring complaints against multinational corporations. (more…)

  • G4S and the Israeli prison system

    This blog reviews the UK National Contact Point’s conclusion that G4S has not fulfilled its responsibility under the OECD Guidelines to seek to address adverse human rights impacts associated with its activities in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory. (more…)