B'Tselem, The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories, has earned international recognition as the leading Israeli organization monitoring, documenting and advocating to improve human rights in the West Bank & Gaza Strip. Founded in 1989 by a group of prominent Israeli public figures, B'Tselem combines first-class research, innovative advocacy and public education strategies to effect change. B'Tselem has published over 125 reports on a wide range of human rights issues, produced video shorts, created a video archive and organized major public campaigns. B'Tselem's activities receive extensive media coverage, generate public debate and encourage changes in official policy.
B'Tselem is independent and is funded by contributions from foundations in Europe & North America that support human rights activity worldwide and also by private individuals in Israel and abroad.