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      The Society of St. Yves

Catholic Center for Human Rights 
             August 2017

              Newsletter
Dear Friends,
Welcome to our August Newsletter!

The Society of St. Yves was founded in 1991 and is working under the patronage of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem to help "the poor and the oppressed" according to the social doctrine of the Catholic Church. St. Yves provides gratis legal assistance, counsel and advocacy to all members of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender or religion. Through national and international lobby and advocacy we are able to bring the light of the poor and marginalised to the attention of communities around the world in an effort to bring pressure for change.

This month, read about the most important updates on St. Yves legal work and its latest advocacy activities, as well as a general update on the situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. 

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St. Yves Updates
Marking 50 years of Occupation: St. Yves Launches its Short Movie “From Shelter to Rubble: 50 Years of House Demolitions”
 
The Society of St. Yves – Catholic Center for Human Rights, in cooperation with Trocaire, launched its short movie “From Shelter to Rubble: 50 Years of House Demolitions” in an event on Thursday, August 3rd 2017, at the Jacir Palace Hotel in Bethlehem.
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St. Yves Participates in Al-Haq Summer Law School 
The Society of St. Yves - Catholic Center for Human Rights took part in Al-Haq's summer international delegation 2017, on Tuesday, August 22nd at Laje' Center in Bethlehem. Adv. Raffoul Rofa, director of St. Yves gave a presentation regarding Residency in East-Jerusalem, specifically on Family Unification and Child Registration policies and regulations imposed by Israeli authorities on Palestinian Jerusalemites. 

 
St. Yves Accompanies KAS and a Young Politicians Delegation on a Field Visit to Cremisan and Beit Jala

The Society of St. Yves - Catholic Center for Human Rights accompanied KAS and a delegation of young parlmentarians on the 24th of August 2017. St. Yves briefed the delegation on the legal battle and current situation in the area, in addition to the construction of the racist separation wall. Mr. Xavier Abu Eid, Adviser to the Negotiations Affairs Department at the PLO, also gave a briefing on the illegal settlement expansion in the area and the effect it has on the local community.
Israeli Authorities Demolished 3 Schools on Their First school Day
 
In line with its escalation of house demolitions policies in area (C), Israeli authorities demolished 3 houses in different areas of the west bank on the night of the beginning of this school year on the 22nd of August 2017.
One of these schools is located in Jib Al Thib area in the South of Bethlehem and was demolished without receiving a prior demolition order, and despite of the fact that St. Yves has applied for a permit request for the building and had not received until the time of the demolition a rejection of this request. Read more
News Highlights Related to St. Yves Scope of Work 


EU condemns Israeli confiscations of Palestinian school structures in West Bank

 



Israel demolishes Palestinian home in Silwan for 2nd time in a week


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Israeli settler leader: In 10 years, up to 500 Jewish families will reside in Sheikh Jarrah


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Israeli forces confiscate 47 dunams of land from Hebron-area village


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