The Center for Defense of Liberties and Civil Rights “Hurryyat” is a Palestinian non-governmental and independent organization that contributes to the protection of the Palestinian liberties, civil and political rights.
Through its work, Hurryyat emphasizes the importance of enhancing Palestinian human rights issues; aspires to enhance the rule of law in the Palestinian society, and to provide legal follow-up to Palestinian prisoners in the Israeli jails. This as a matter of fact lays the ground work for all Hurryyat’s activities that can be achieved on a human rights-based approach to accomplish the overall Strategic objectives of the center:
Hurryyat was established in Jerusalem in 1992, and registered on 20/05/2003 at the Palestinian Ministry of Interior under registration number (RA-2276-LS); aspiring for contributing towards democratic and modern Palestinian society, where civil and political rights are guaranteed, and law and social justice are respected. The center’s programs were designed in accordance to the main objectives of the strategic plan as follows:
Within each program and project, a series of different activities are implemented including workshops, training courses, conferences, media coverage, television sessions and publications.