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UK’s Electronic Tagging Of Asylum Seekers Will Further Exacerbate Their Suffering

Tuesday, 28 June 2022, 6:57 pm | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva - A new British program that fits some migrants and asylum seekers with GPS tags to track their movements is a completely unnecessary, disproportionate, and biased tool that marks innocent people on the move as criminals, warned Euro-Med ... More >>

Syria: Cross-border Aid Mechanism Extension Is Necessary For The Survival Of Millions

Thursday, 23 June 2022, 5:37 am | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva - Permanent members of the UN Security Council should extend the cross-border aid to northwestern Syria, Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor said Tuesday in a statement. The continued flow of life-saving humanitarian aid across the Turkish border to northwestern ... More >>

In A Bittersweet Ruling, EU Court Of Justice Allows EU-wide Border Surveillance Scheme But Clarifies Its Limits

Wednesday, 22 June 2022, 6:27 am | Euro Med Monitor

Despite 10 years of Access Now campaigning against the legislation , this morning, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled that the EU Passenger Name Record (PNR) Directive is compatible with EU law and human rights. In a case brought ... More >>

Amid Rising Death Toll, The EU Won A Ruthless Race To The Bottom Against Migrants And Asylum Seekers

Tuesday, 21 June 2022, 5:56 am | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva - This year was not easy for people on the move from the southern shore of the Mediterranean. The pandemic persisted, the levels of forced displacement increased, the structural problems of the European immigration policy endured with some worrisome ... More >>

EU Commission President Must Return Ben-Gurion University Honorary Doctorate

Monday, 20 June 2022, 6:55 pm | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva - In an urgent letter to the European Parliament on Friday, Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor demanded that EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen withdraw her acceptance of an honorary doctorate from Ben-Gurion University (BGU) in Israel. ... More >>

Sudan: High Commissioner's Report Vital To Advance Accountability Efforts, Restore Civilian Rule

Friday, 17 June 2022, 6:52 pm | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva – Sudan's de facto authority should implement the recommendations of the report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on rights violations in the country after the military coup, including respecting and protecting human ... More >>

Euro-Med Monitor’s Project We Are Not Numbers Launches New Cohort Of Writers

Tuesday, 14 June 2022, 5:54 am | Euro Med Monitor

Palestinian territories - Thirty-five Palestinian young men and women have been accepted into the 14th cohort of Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor’s project We Are Not Numbers (WANN) . On Thursday, the project held an induction day for the new writers ... More >>

Iraqi Kurdistan: Discriminatory Policies Against Prisoners Of Conscience, Their Lawyers

Thursday, 2 June 2022, 6:52 am | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva – The authorities of Iraqi Kurdistan have continued to use arbitrary and discriminatory practices against prisoners of conscience and their lawyers, upon their arrest, during their trials, and during their detention, Euro-Med Human Rights ... More >>

Joint Letter To The New President Of The UAE: Release Prisoners Of Conscience

Wednesday, 1 June 2022, 7:11 pm | Euro Med Monitor

On 30 May 2022, 14 human rights organizations called, in a joint letter, on the UAE President, Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan to intervene immediately in favour of all prisoners of conscience in the country, close the case file permanently, and ... More >>

New Drowning In The Mediterranean Amid Continued Suspension Of Official Rescue Missions

Monday, 30 May 2022, 6:32 pm | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva – Dozens of migrants and asylum seekers have died or gone missing after their boat sank off the Tunisian coast a few days ago, Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor said in a statement expressing deep regret. A rubber boat sailed from the coast of ... More >>

Yemen: Ending The Siege Of Taiz Is An Urgent Humanitarian Priority

Friday, 27 May 2022, 6:16 pm | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva – The parties to the conflict in Yemen should urgently work to end the siege of the city of Taiz and take all possible steps to reduce the suffering of millions living there, Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor said Thursday in a statement. ... More >>

Euro-Med Monitor, Lebanese American University Release Joint Paper On Displacement In Yemen

Tuesday, 24 May 2022, 7:44 pm | Euro Med Monitor

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 session their deep concern over the Saudi authorities’ arrest and forcible disappearance ... More >>

Euro-Med Monitor, Journalists For Human Rights Report Violations Against Press In Tunisia

Tuesday, 17 May 2022, 7:10 pm | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva – In light of the disruption of a large part of the Constitution's provisions protecting rights and freedoms, violations against journalistic work in Tunisia have soared since President Kais Saied announced his exceptional measures on 25 July 2021, ... More >>

Euro-Med Monitor, Journalists For Human Rights Report Violations Against Press In Tunisia

Tuesday, 17 May 2022, 7:08 pm | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva – In light of the disruption of a large part of the Constitution's provisions protecting rights and freedoms, violations against journalistic work in Tunisia have soared since President Kais Saied announced his exceptional measures on 25 July 2021, ... More >>

Lebanon: Parliamentary Elections Marred With Irregularities

Tuesday, 17 May 2022, 6:16 pm | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva – Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor followed up on the electoral process in Lebanon and has documented several irregularities that occurred during the last stage of the elections, which include residents of all electoral districts ... More >>

Hungary’s Pushbacks Of Non-Ukrainian Asylum Seekers Akin To Migratory Apartheid

Tuesday, 17 May 2022, 6:29 am | Euro Med Monitor

The Ukraine war has worsened the systematic discrimination experienced by non-Ukrainian asylum seekers locked out of the EU at the Serbia-Hungary border, developing two parallel asylum systems for Ukrainians and for all others in a climate that is akin ... More >>

Qatar: Unfair Sentences Against 4 Activists Signals Worrying Freedoms Conditions

Saturday, 14 May 2022, 5:35 am | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva – A Qatari court has issued unfair life sentences against dissidents for their participation in peaceful protests calling for the abolition of the Shura Council law in August 2021, Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor said today in a statement expressing ... More >>

The Party Responsible For Killing Palestinian Journalist Must Be Held Accountable

Thursday, 12 May 2022, 6:14 am | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva – Palestinian journalist and Al-Jazeera correspondent, Shirin Abu Akleh, was killed Wednesday morning during the Israeli army's storming of Jenin camp, northern West Bank, Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor said in a statement expressing utter condemnation. ... More >>

Tunisia: Refugees Expelled From Accommodation Centres, UN Suspends Aid

Wednesday, 27 April 2022, 5:47 am | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva – Tunisian authorities and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees must work to find a just and dignified solution to the plight of more than 250 refugees and asylum-seekers, including about 60 children, who have been stuck in the country ... More >>

Denmark’s Exclusive Clinics For Ukrainians Is Another Discriminatory Milestone

Tuesday, 26 April 2022, 7:30 pm | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva - New medical clinics to cure Ukrainian migrants better and faster are opening in Denmark in stark contrast to the government’s recent discriminatory and unparalleled policies against other non-white refugees, Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor warned in ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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