Gisha congratulates B’Tselem and Al-Haq for receiving the PL Foundation award.

Gisha congratulates human rights organizations B’Tselem and Al-Haq for receiving the Danish PL Foundation Award for their “outstanding contribution to the struggle for human rights”. The PL Foundation was established in memory of PoulLauritzen, a Danish businessman, and the award is given to individuals and organizations who struggle for the values of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The award will be presented by Danish Supreme Court Justice PoulSoegaard on November 29 in Copenhagen.

B’Tselem is an Israeli human rights organization which promoteshuman rights in the occupied Palestinian territory by documenting rights violations and exposing them to the public.Al-Haq is a Palestinian human rights organization which promotes the rights of Palestinian residents of the West Bank and Gaza Strip through documentation, research and legal aid.