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Euro-Med Discusses Gulf’s Human Rights Situation at EU

Friday, 13 December 2019, 8:22 am | Euro-Med Monitor

Brussels - The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor discussed, with the Vice-Chair of the European Parliament Delegation for Relations with the Arabian Peninsula (DARP), Mark Tarabella, the human rights conditions and restrictions on freedom of opinion ... More >>

Tunisian Authorities must meet protesters’ demands

Friday, 6 December 2019, 8:10 am | Euro-Med Monitor

Geneva –Tunisian authorities must respect the right to peaceful demonstration, meet the protesters demands, and refrain from dealing violently with the protests that erupted this week, following the suicide of a young man after he did not receive ... More >>

New arrests of prominent activists and media in Saudi Arabia

Tuesday, 26 November 2019, 8:39 am | Euro-Med Monitor

Geneva - The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor said on Monday that the Saudi authorities have arrested a number of peaceful activists, including reformist Fouad al-Farhan, in a stark contrast of the government's sweeping reforms in the last two ... More >>

Stop bloodshed against peaceful protestors in Iraq

Tuesday, 26 November 2019, 8:34 am | Euro-Med Monitor

Geneva - The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor has sent letters to the European Union and the French and German governments, urging them to exert pressure on the Iraqi government to stop the use of lethal force against ongoing popular protests, ... More >>

Euro-Med warns of reprisals in Algeria

Friday, 22 November 2019, 8:31 am | Euro-Med Monitor

Geneva–The Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor said that the Algerian authorities work hard to hold presidential elections against the will of large segments of the Algerian society, who took to the streets aspiring to establish a democratic system based ... More >>

Monitor Condemns US Announcement on Israeli Settlements

Wednesday, 20 November 2019, 8:51 am | Euro-Med Monitor

Last night, the United States Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, announced that the US no longer considers Israeli settlements in the Occupied West Bank to be inconsistent with international law. More >>

Concerns About Conditions of Irish Direct Provision Centres

Saturday, 16 November 2019, 12:18 pm | Euro-Med Monitor

Euro-Med Monitor Seriously Concerns About Inhumane Conditions of Irish Direct Provision Centres The Euro-Med Monitor expresses its serious concern over the alarming conditions of Irish refugee centres, which according to experts akin to prison-like conditions. More >>

ICC should open investigation into attack on migrants centre

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

GENEVA - The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor called on the United Nation Security Council (UNSC) to take all necessary measures to ensure that those involved in the attack on a migrant detention center in Libya are prosecuted, with new evidence ... More >>

Euro-Med welcomes call of UN Working Group

Sunday, 3 November 2019, 11:52 am | Euro-Med Monitor

Euro-Med welcomes call of UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention to free al-Labadi More >>

Sentencing of Israeli soldier opens door to more violations

Thursday, 31 October 2019, 8:53 am | Euro-Med Monitor

An Israeli soldier who killed an unarmed Palestinian teenager near the Gaza perimeter fence was sentenced yesterday to a month of community service. Othman Rami Helles, aged 15, was killed by an IDF sharpshooter, who shot Othman in the torso, on the ... More >>

Euro-Med addresses UN to stop digital rights violations

Sunday, 27 October 2019, 9:51 am | Euro-Med Monitor

Geneva - The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor sent a letter to the United Nations to express deep concern at recent measures advanced by the Palestinian Authority that restrict freedom of expression and represent a worrying precedent in violating ... More >>

Lebanese security services should respect demonstrators

Saturday, 19 October 2019, 12:14 pm | Euro-Med Monitor

Geneva - The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor urged the Lebanese security services not to resort to repression and lethal force and respect the demonstrators’ right to peaceful assembly and allow them to express their views, which are guaranteed ... More >>

Euro-Med welcomes Moroccan King’s pardon of journalist

Friday, 18 October 2019, 9:51 am | Euro-Med Monitor

Geneva - The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor welcomed the decision of King Mohammed VI of Morocco to pardon Hajar Raissouni, her fiancé and three others who were arrested on August 31st over having abortion in a private clinic in Rabat. The ... More >>

Iraqi Journalists and bloggers are targeted and harassed

Friday, 18 October 2019, 8:41 am | Euro-Med Monitor

Geneva - The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor expressed its deep concern over the increasing violations and threats against Iraqi journalists and bloggers over their coverage of protests that have swept Baghdad and the southern provinces of ... More >>

Judiciary legitimizes seizure of Palestinian property

Saturday, 12 October 2019, 11:58 am | Euro-Med Monitor

Euro-Med's Jerusalem monthly report: Israeli judiciary legitimizes seizure of Palestinian property Jerusalem- The Israeli authorities continued its violations of the rights of the Palestinian population in Jerusalem in September, in line with the Israeli ... More >>

New Multilateral Agreement to Accept Migrants

Saturday, 5 October 2019, 12:06 pm | Euro-Med Monitor

The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor commends the new plan agreed upon by Germany, France, Italy and Malta to welcome more migrants and refugees rescued in the Mediterranean. This is a significant step towards addressing the humanitarian ... More >>

Iraqi government is responsible for killing protesters

Friday, 4 October 2019, 8:15 am | Euro-Med Monitor

Geneva - The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor is following with a great concern the Iraqi security forces' forcible dispersal of demonstrations in the center of Baghdad and a number of southern governorates that were organized to condemn corruption ... More >>

Lebanese handling of protests is clear rights violation

Wednesday, 2 October 2019, 8:19 pm | Euro-Med Monitor

Geneva - The use of excessive force by the Lebanese security services against peaceful demonstrations condemning the deteriorating economic situation in the country constitutes a violation of human rights and a flagrant violation of the freedom of expression ... More >>

Euro-Med: Houthis Detain Dozens of Civilians from Aden

Tuesday, 24 September 2019, 8:07 am | Euro-Med Monitor

Geneva- The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor noted that reports suggest that dozens of Yamani civilians are illegally detained and loacked up by Houthi movement (The Ansar Allah movement). More >>

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 >>

 

 

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