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Stripping Shamsie of German Prize

Sunday, 22 September 2019, 1:16 pm | Euro-Med Monitor

Stripping Shamsie of German Prize Over Pro-Palestinian Positions Assault on Free Speech The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor condemns the decision of the Nelly Sachs Prize jury to withdraw author Kamila Shamsie’s award over her support for ... More >>

SDF kidnaps dozens of orphans and hundreds of youths

Thursday, 19 September 2019, 8:17 am | Euro-Med Monitor

Geneva- The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor expressed deep concern over the Syrian Democratic Forces' (SDF) reported abduction of dozens of orphaned children and hundreds of youths from refugee camps in north-eastern Syria, isolating them ... More >>

Forcibly disappeared Palestinians in Saudi Arabia

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 8:02 pm | Euro-Med Monitor

At UNHRC: Euro-Med raises the issue of forcibly disappeared Palestinians in Saudi Arabia Geneva- The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor and IRDG expressed in a statement on Monday, 16 September 2019, at the Human Rights Council's 42nd regular ... More >>

Arresting peaceful activists in Algeria is a blow to freedom

Sunday, 15 September 2019, 9:49 am | Euro-Med Monitor

Geneva – The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor said in a statement that the Algerian authorities have arrested a number of peaceful activists in a blow to freedom of expression in Algeria. More >>

Euro-Med and IRDG call for condemning coalition violations

Friday, 13 September 2019, 8:10 am | Euro-Med Monitor

Geneva - The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor and IRDG condemned in a statement on Tuesday 11 September 2019 at the Human Rights Council’s 42nd regular session the Saudi-UAE-led coalition’s cover of practices by the Security Belt Forces in ... More >>

Highlighting Palestine and Yemen: Euro-Med takes part

Wednesday, 11 September 2019, 8:05 am | Euro-Med Monitor

Geneva – The United Nations Human Rights Council opened on Monday, 9 September 2019 its 42nd regular session, which will end on 27 September, 2019 in Geneva. More >>

Saudi Arabia forcibly hides dozens of Palestinians

Sunday, 8 September 2019, 11:50 am | Euro-Med Monitor

Geneva- The Euro-Mediterranean for Human Rights Monitor urged the Saudi authorities to immediately reveal the fate of dozens of Palestinians who have been subjected to enforced disappearance and release them unless convicted of any violation. More >>

Jordanian suppression of hundreds of teachers

Saturday, 7 September 2019, 10:36 am | Euro-Med Monitor

Geneva - The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor described the Jordanian security’s suppression of hundreds of teachers and its attempt to prevent them from reaching the locations where peaceful protests were supposed to be held as a flagrant violation ... More >>

Switzerland should not bow to Israeli pressure

Friday, 6 September 2019, 9:17 am | Euro-Med Monitor

Geneva - The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor called on the Swiss federal parliament not to bow to Israeli pressure to suspend the Swiss criminal legislation authorizing the country's courts to prosecute Israeli politicians and military figures ... More >>

New report: Saudi labor laws crush expatriate workers

Monday, 2 September 2019, 8:10 am | Euro-Med Monitor

Geneva- The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor confirmed that the recent adoption by the Saudi authorities of a number of resolutions against expatriate workers contributed to the deterioration of the humanitarian, living and human rights situation of these ... More >>

Reprisals in Aden amount to war crimes, Euro-Med says

Monday, 2 September 2019, 8:06 am | Euro-Med Monitor

Geneva – The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor expressed its shock at killings and field executions taking place during clashes over the control of governorates of Aden and Abyan in southern Yemen, stressing that these operations are clear indication ... More >>

Palestinian Authority Must Investigate Young Woman's Death

Sunday, 1 September 2019, 12:02 pm | Euro-Med Monitor

Geneva – The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights monitor called today on the Palestinian Authority (PA) to immediately open a serious investigation into the circumstances that led to the death of a young woman in the West Bank, in order to confirm or single ... More >>

Media tightening could undermine Mauritania's democracy

Thursday, 29 August 2019, 8:33 am | Euro-Med Monitor

Geneva - Arbitrary detentions, torture, and continued crushing of thousands of civilians in addition to imposing tightened measures on media and targeting opposition would undermine the emerging democracy in the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, the Euro-Mediterranean ... More >>

Euro-Med calls on Moroccan authorities to respect protests

Tuesday, 20 August 2019, 8:18 am | Euro-Med Monitor

Geneva- The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor is following with concern the protests of medical students at faculties of medicine in the Kingdom of Morocco and the unjustified arbitrary measures taken by the authorities against them, the Geneva-based ... More >>

Italy Should Allow 130 Refugees to Disembark From Vessel

Friday, 2 August 2019, 8:30 am | Euro-Med Monitor

The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor expresses its deep concern over Italy forcing 130 asylum seekers to stay on coast guard vessel docked in Sicily. More >>

Medical staff caught in the crosshairs of conflict in Libya

Thursday, 1 August 2019, 9:40 am | Euro-Med Monitor

Geneva - The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor (Euro-Med) condemned the killing of five doctors in Libya after the forces of Khalifa Haftar attacked a field hospital on Saturday. Euro-Med called on the World Health Organization and the International ... More >>

SDF commits horrific crimes against Syrians under cover

Wednesday, 31 July 2019, 9:00 am | Euro-Med Monitor

The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor (Euro-Med) in a brief report today, shed light on numerous extrajudicial executions and other human rights violations carried out by the coalition-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) against civilians living ... More >>

Iraqi government abruptly kicks people out of their lands

Wednesday, 31 July 2019, 8:49 am | Euro-Med Monitor

Geneva - The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor (Euro-Med) denounced the Iraqi National Investment Commission's seizure of thousands of acres of land close to Baghdad airport. The Iraqi government did not give any reason for the seizure, nor did it ... More >>

Migrants boat sinks off Libyan coast with dozens missing

Friday, 26 July 2019, 7:08 pm | Euro-Med Monitor

The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor received information on Thursday from various sources about the sinking of an immigrant boat carrying at least 300 migrants. More >>

Euro-Med highlights Israel's demolition of Jerusalem homes

Wednesday, 24 July 2019, 8:12 am | Euro-Med Monitor

Geneva – On Monday, the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor sent urgent letters to United Nations representatives urging them to take urgent steps to prevent the Israeli authorities demolishing residential buildings in the Wadi Hummus neighbourhood ... More >>

 

 

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