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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 >>

Arab Coalition’s Blind Retaliatory Raid In Yemen Shows The Ugliness Of Impunity

Monday, 17 February 2020, 8:37 am | Euro-Med Monitor

    Geneva - The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights condemned an Arab coalition’s air raid that resulted in the killing and wounding of dozens of civilians in Yemen on Saturday, in violation of international humanitarian law. An ... More >>

Spain should end detention of hundreds of migrants

Friday, 7 February 2020, 9:12 am | Euro-Med Monitor

Geneva - The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights monitor has expressed its grave concern over the detention of hundreds of immigrants of different nationalities – including women and children – by the Spanish authorities after arriving in Melilla city ... More >>

Peace plan strips Palestinians of their rights

Friday, 31 January 2020, 8:52 am | Euro-Med Monitor

GENEVA - The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor followed the US President Donald Trump's announcement of a plan to solve the Palestinian-Israeli conflict entitled "Peace for Prosperity" which was celebrated by Israel and rejected by the ... More >>

EU Sanctions Against Human Rights Abusers Sorely Needed

Friday, 17 January 2020, 3:27 pm | Euro-Med Monitor

Geneva – The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor commends the EU Parliament for passing a resolution that calls to impose sanctions on human rights abusers, and calls on the EU Commission to urgently expedite duly deliberations to create ... More >>

Rights Report: Ethiopian Asylum Seekers’ Gateway to Hell

Wednesday, 15 January 2020, 9:59 am | Euro-Med Monitor

Geneva - A report published by the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor and SAM for Human Rights and Liberties revealed ten patterns of grave violations practiced against African migrants in illegal detention camps in Yemen. More >>

“Violations Until Last Hour of the Year"

Monday, 6 January 2020, 11:11 am | Euro-Med Monitor

Geneva – A report published by the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor showed an escalation in violations by the Israeli authorities in Jerusalem in December 2019, approved by the highest Israeli political level, and with American support and international ... More >>

Daring to kill and an absent justice: Iraq Reports

Monday, 23 December 2019, 2:55 am | Euro-Med Monitor

Geneva - The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor urged the Iraqi authorities to open a comprehensive investigation into all the killings, kidnappings and torture Iraq has witnessed since the protests broke out last October 1 and to ensure it is ... More >>

Euro-Med Monitor Calls on Palestinian Victims

Saturday, 21 December 2019, 11:38 am | Euro-Med Monitor

Euro-Med Monitor Calls on Palestinian Victims to Prepare to Assist ICC Prosecutor in Criminal Investigation GENEVA - The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor welcomed today's announcement by the International Criminal Court's Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, ... More >>