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Inescapable Hell: Euro-Med Releases Report Documenting Israel's Violations In Its Recent Attack On Gaza

Friday, 28 May 2021, 8:55 am | Euro-Med Monitor

Geneva – A new report documenting several violations of international humanitarian law committed by Israel during its recent military attack on the Gaza Strip from 10 – 21 May was released today by the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor. ... More >>

Letter From 22 Prominent Academics To Saudi King And Crown Prince: Release Al-Dakhil

Tuesday, 27 April 2021, 4:59 pm | Euro-Med Monitor

Geneva – Nearly two dozen economic scholars from the world's most prominent universities have signed a letter to the Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz and his son, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, demanding the disclosure of prominent Saudi economist Abdulaziz ... More >>

Travel Ban Circular In Gaza Violates Law And Should Be Withdrawn Immediately

Tuesday, 16 February 2021, 8:41 am | Euro-Med Monitor

The judicial authorities in the Gaza Strip have imposed travel restrictions on unmarried males and females in a way that clearly violates the Palestinian Basic Law and relevant international conventions, and the right to travel, the Euro-Mediterranean Human ... More >>

Euro-Med Monitor Welcomes ICC Pre-Trial Chamber’s Decision, Warns Against Succumbing To Political Pressure

Sunday, 7 February 2021, 12:47 pm | Euro-Med Monitor

Geneva - The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor welcomes the decision of the International Criminal Court Pre-Trial Chamber I that the Court's territorial jurisdiction in the Situation in Palestine, a State party to the ICC Rome Statute, extends to ... More >>

New Report: Gaza Is Almost Unlivable After 15 Years Of Blockade

Tuesday, 26 January 2021, 6:49 pm | Euro-Med Monitor

Geneva – The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor called for putting an end to the 15-year-old tragedy of the Gaza blockade; stressing that the current arrangements for holding general Palestinian elections require serious international guarantees ... More >>

Sudan: Amendments To Combatting Cybercrimes Law Make Authorities Loose To Stifle Opinion

Wednesday, 9 December 2020, 6:36 am | Euro-Med Monitor

The Sudanese transitional government's escalation of restrictive practices against journalists and activists in the country, by using amendments to the Law on Combatting Cybercrimes, warns of an intention to legitimize targeting journalists and expand ... More >>

Good News On Euro-Med Monitor's Joint Efforts Towards Ceasing Human Rights Violations - November 2020

Thursday, 3 December 2020, 6:14 am | Euro-Med Monitor

We are proud to bring about real change through concrete steps to bring justice to victims of human rights violations in collaboration with other organizations around the world. After decades of armed conflicts and wars, the Middle East and North Africa ... More >>

As Syrian Young Man Killed, Lebanese Authorities Should Protect Refugees From Reprisals

Wednesday, 2 December 2020, 6:46 am | Euro-Med Monitor

The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor condemned in a press release on Monday the attacks against a large number of Syrian refugees in northern Lebanon, after a Syrian refugee killed a Lebanese young man. Lebanese man Joseph Touq was killed ... More >>

Sirte’s Mines: Suspended Killing

Wednesday, 12 August 2020, 5:17 am | Euro-Med Monitor

Repeated explosions from mines planted in and around two of the most populous cities in Libya, Tripoli and Sirte, pose a serious risk for residents, warns the Geneva-based Euro-Med Monitor. In a brief report, Euro-Med Monitor highlighted the influence of ... More >>

Lebanese Public Records Website Blocked Without Legal Basis

Friday, 31 July 2020, 6:46 am | Euro-Med Monitor

The Lebanese security and judicial authorities continue to suppress public freedoms and restrict freedom of publication, especially with regard to publishing information and records about politicians or influential figures, the Euro-Mediterranean Human ... More >>

Gaza Strip: Euro-Med Monitor Hails Decision To Re-Arrest Daughter Killer

Wednesday, 29 July 2020, 6:58 am | Euro-Med Monitor

The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor welcomed the Gaza Strip Attorney General decision to re-arrest the father and murderer of Madeleine Jaraba’, urging the relevant authorities to immediately carry out the procedures related to the decision. ... More >>

Finland And Germany Taking Vulnerable Refugees Is Commendable, But More Is Crucially Needed

Wednesday, 29 July 2020, 6:56 am | Euro-Med Monitor

Finland’s decision to take in 16 refugees from Cyprus and Germany’s decision to take in 18 refugee children and their families from Greece are commendable steps on the right direction, said the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor in a statement ... More >>

Shutting Down Jordanian Teachers Syndicate Has Political Motivations

Sunday, 26 July 2020, 7:12 pm | Euro-Med Monitor

Shutting down Jordanian Teachers Syndicate has political motivations, authorities must comply with legal obligations After two days of marches organized by the Jordanian Teachers Syndicate calling for teachers’ rights, the Jordanian forces stormed its ... More >>

Euro-Med Monitor Calls On ICAO To Investigate U.S. Harassment Of Iranian Passenger Plane

Saturday, 25 July 2020, 7:01 am | Euro-Med Monitor

The American F-15 fighter jet’s harassment of an Iranian passenger plane belonging to Mahan Airlines over Syria Thursday evening constitutes a serious violation of international agreements relating to the safety of civil aviation, said the Euro-Mediterranean ... More >>

Israel’s Storming Of East Jerusalem Cultural Centers Is Part Of Alarming Assault On Palestinians

Thursday, 23 July 2020, 7:35 am | Euro-Med Monitor

Israel’s storming of two Palestinian cultural centers in East Jerusalem and arrest of their directors is part of an alarming and intensifying assault on Palestinian presence in the occupied city, Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor warned today, Israel’s ... More >>

'Death Opportunity' Wins First-Ranking Of Euro-Med Monitor's Human Rights Short Films Festival

Thursday, 23 July 2020, 6:41 am | Euro-Med Monitor

Geneva - The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor announced on Monday the final results of the "Human Rights Short Films Festival,” online through a broadcast on its official Facebook page. The festival’s coordinator, Ahmed Laila, the festival’s ... More >>

Euro-Med Monitor: Malta Should End Illegal Use Of Private Vessels To Push Asylum Seekers To Libya

Thursday, 21 May 2020, 6:12 pm | Euro-Med Monitor

Malta’s use of private vessels to return asylum seekers distressed in the Mediterranean to infamous Libyan detention camps is illegal, and flagrantly violates international law, Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor said in a statement today. The Maltese ... More >>

Euro-Med Monitor Condemns Croatian Police Racist Spray-Painting Of Asylum Seekers

Wednesday, 20 May 2020, 6:28 am | Euro-Med Monitor

The increasing brutality and excessive force illegally exercised by the Croatian Police against asylum seekers are extremely disturbing and necessitate immediate action to hold the perpetrators accountable, Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor ... More >>

SDF Undermines Civil Society Work In Northeastern Syria

Monday, 30 March 2020, 8:15 am | Euro-Med Monitor

Geneva - The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) should release four activists who had been in detention for about a month, in a new violation of freedoms in SDF-controlled areas in north-eastern Syria, the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor said in ... More >>

Danish Parliament Committee Lists Euro-Med Monitor’s Petition On Coronavirus On Its Website

Thursday, 26 March 2020, 9:34 am | Euro-Med Monitor

Copenhagen – The Committee of Foreign Affairs at the Danish parliament has listed a petition launched by the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor on its website, inviting members to sign it. The petition calls for the release of political detainees ... More >>





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