Jerusalem Legal Aid and Human Rights Center (JLAC)

مركز القدس للمساعدة القانونية وحقوق الانسان


Providing representation and legal services to Palestinian victims, especially vulnerable and marginalized groups, regardless of the identity of the perpetrator, and carrying out all support activities that facilitate that objective

Organization Type

Nongovernmental Organization (NGO)

Areas of Work

Human Rights,

Location of Work

Inside the wall and inside the Israeli municipal boundaries of Jerusalem,


Jerusalem Legal Aid and Human Rights Center (JLAC) is a pioneering human rights organization that was established in 1974 by the American Friends Service Committee. It defends victims of human rights offenses, offering pro-bono legal aid, awareness, and advocacy in addressing human rights violations committed by the Israeli government, the Israeli Civil Administration, and the Palestinian Authority (PA).

Jerusalem Branch, Ibn Batuta Street, East Jerusalem
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Rami Saleh, Jerusalem Branch Director

Tel: +972.2.627.2982 Fax: +972.2.298.1982