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.

Our projects

Gaza Accountability

Respect Children's Rights

Business and Human Rights

Protect Human Rights Defenders

LPHR Urgent Actions
  • 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
  • Concerning the imminent eviction of the Palestinian Ghaith-Sub Laban family in Jerusalem
    13th April 2015
LPHR Human Rights Blog
  • 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…)

  • G4S and Israel’s military checkpoints

    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…)