Arab Association for Human Rights

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The Arab Association for Human Rights (HRA) "was established in 1988 and registered as a non-profit organisation in Israel in 1990. At the moment, the HRA has four full-time and two part-time local staff, two part-time local volunteers, two full-time international interns, and six student facilitators. It is governed by a board of seven and supervised by a General Assembly. Our mandate is the protection and promotion of international human-rights standards of the Palestinian Arab minority in Israel." [1]

Funding

"The following funding partners gave generously to our projects in 2004: [2]


They received $100,000 from the Ford Foundation in 1997. [3]

Permanent Staff

Accessed October 2007: [4]

  • Mohammed Zeidan - Full-time Executive Director and Director of International Advocacy Programme.
  • Bilal Ibrahim - Full-time Director of Human and Civil Rights Education Programme.
  • Tarek Ibrahim - Full-time Director of Research and Reporting.

Directors

Accessed October 2007: [5]

  • Khalid Zuabi (Chairperson), An advocate with private practice in Nazareth. One of HRA's founders. Responsible for representing the HRA before local organisations, working with the Director to ensure the implementation of HRA's programmes and follow up on board decisions, and coordinating relations between staff and board.
  • Salim Wakeem, One of HRA's founders. Advocate in the field of human rights, specialising in land and planning cases and representing political prisoners. Private practice in Nahariya
  • Ibtisam Mualim, Pharmacist and Advocate. Community activist in Nazareth.
  • Aubead Zuabi, One of HRA's founders. He is an Advocate.
  • Tarek Saleh, Started as a facilitator, now he is an Advocate.
  • Muanes Khouri, An advocate

Contact

Web: http://www.arabhra.org

Resources and articles

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References

  1. About the HRA, Arab Association for Human Rights, accessed October 9, 2007.
  2. Funders, Arab Association for Human Rights, accessed October 9, 2007.
  3. 1997 Annual Report, Ford Foundation, accessed October 9, 2007.
  4. HRA Staff, Arab Association for Human Rights, accessed October 9, 2007.
  5. Board Members, Arab Association for Human Rights, accessed October 9, 2007.

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