Through the lens of the law

The ICJP is an independent organisation of lawyers, politicians and academics who support the rights of Palestinians and aim to protect their rights through the law. ​

The ICJP’s principal objective is to coordinate and support legal work which supports the rights of Palestinians in Israel, the Occupied Palestinian Territories and the wider diaspora.

We work to:

  • Promote justice and protect the human rights of all Palestinians

  • Support the Palestinian people’s right to self-determination and independence

  • Hold the Israeli government, its military apparatus and supporters to account for violations of international law

  • Coordinate litigation aimed to protect and promote the human rights of Palestinians

  • Support Palestinian advocacy across the globe

  • Assist supporters of Palestinian rights that face attempts to delegitimise them

  • Support Palestinian efforts to engage in legal processes

  • Bring violations of international law to the attention of governments and political institutions

  • Educate about the Palestinian situation

  • Engage with the press on major events related to Palestine


The ICJP is advised by senior lawyers, academics and politicians who form the ICJP advisory board. It’s day to day activities are carried out by its executive staff, advocates and researchers.

The ICJP is a not for profit company registered by guarantee.