Recent Achievements

  • The removal of an Israeli military base and its surrounding minefields in the village of Majdal Shams in the Occupied Syrian Golan

    The Israeli military base and surrounding minefields were located within civilian residential areas, close to schools and other local amenities. They constituted an imminent danger for the local residents, not only from the risk of accidental detonation of mines, but also their potential as military targets. The removal of the base and minefields was the result of a long campaign and extensive communication by Al-Marsad’s lawyers with the  Israeli Ministry of Defence.

  • The formalization of permanent residency status for native Syrian inhabitants in the Occupied Syrian Golan

    Al-Marsad was able to secure residency in the Occupied Syrian Golan for two children who had been born in Syria to parents born in the Occupied Syrian Golan. The Israeli Ministry of Interior had previously denied residency for these two individuals.

  • Legal action in the Israeli Courts concerning  violations of labour rights of native Syrian inhabitants in the Occupied Syrian Golan

    Three cases regarding the violation of labour rights brought before Israeli labour courts in 2015 were successfully closed under agreements between the plaintiffs and defendants in 2016. The plaintiffs obtained compensation.

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