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Tunisia: Protest Crackdowns, Attacks On Journalists Turn The Country Into Police State Again

Monday, 17 January 2022, 7:42 am | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva – The Tunisian security forces’ use of excessive force against protesters and opponents and assaulting journalists during the crackdown of Friday’s peaceful demonstrations warns of turning the country into a police state again, Euro-Mediterranean ... More >>

UK: Fighting Human Trafficking Requires More Refugee Protection Not Less

Wednesday, 12 January 2022, 6:39 am | Euro Med Monitor

UK Home Secretary started the New Year vowing to further tighten asylum laws, despite the rising number of migrant children victims of trafficking in the UK, which suggests that more protection rather than less is needed to fight human trafficking , Euro-Med ... More >>

Excessive Violence Against Migrants, Asylum Seekers’ Sit-in In Libya Is Part Of Brutal Campaign

Tuesday, 11 January 2022, 6:53 am | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva – Libyan security forces violently dispersed a sit-in of migrants and asylum seekers in front of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in the capital, Tripoli, arrested and inhumanly assaulted hundreds of them, and burned ... More >>

Euro-Med Monitor's New Report: Five Migrants, Asylum Seekers Drowned Per Day In The Mediterranean In 2021

Tuesday, 11 January 2022, 6:25 am | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva - The year 2021 has witnessed a significant escalation in migrant drowning incidents in the Mediterranean, the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor said in a new report published on Monday. The report said that the European Union’s ... More >>

Lebanon: Assaulting A Domestic Worker Is Shocking But Only The Tip Of The Iceberg

Saturday, 8 January 2022, 6:42 am | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva – A video showing a Lebanese man assaulting a domestic worker is only the tip of the iceberg of wide, unreported violations perpetuated by the kafala system, which opens the door to slavery-like abuses. In a video circulating on social media ... More >>

Iraq: Slaughter Of 20 Civilians In Babil Requires Urgent Investigation, Accountability

Monday, 3 January 2022, 6:34 am | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva – The Iraqi security forces killed 20 civilians, including four women and at least 12 children, on Thursday, when they raided a home in Jableh, north of the Babil Governorate in central Iraq, Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor said in ... More >>

At UNHRC: Euro-Med Raises The Issue Of Forcibly Disappeared Palestinians In Saudi Arabia

Sunday, 26 December 2021, 6:09 am | Euro Med Monitor

Palestinian Territories – Under Israeli army protection, Israeli settlers have carried out large-scale attacks against Palestinian civilians and their properties in the West Bank, in what appears to be state-sponsored violence, Euro-Mediterranean ... More >>

At UNHRC: Euro-Med Raises The Issue Of Forcibly Disappeared Palestinians In Saudi Arabia

Sunday, 26 December 2021, 6:08 am | Euro Med Monitor

Palestinian Territories – Under Israeli army protection, Israeli settlers have carried out large-scale attacks against Palestinian civilians and their properties in the West Bank, in what appears to be state-sponsored violence, Euro-Mediterranean ... More >>

Sudan: Investigate Allegations Of Rape, Mass Harassment During Protest Crackdown

Saturday, 25 December 2021, 6:21 am | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva – Members of the Sudanese security forces have reportedly raped and harassed several Sudanese women during their suppression of peaceful demonstrations last Sunday. An urgent and independent investigation should be opened into these allegations, ... More >>

Anti-Arab Purge In German Media Is Highly Concerning

Wednesday, 22 December 2021, 6:47 am | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva - We are immensely concerned by the recent alarming increase in the targeting, singling out and smearing of Arab and Palestinian journalists in German media, Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor said in a statement today. Ever since the German Parliament ... More >>

Belgium Is Preventing Migrants From Applying For Asylum And Is Making Them Sleep Rough Once Again

Tuesday, 14 December 2021, 7:11 am | Euro Med Monitor

Hundreds of migrants are sleeping in front of the only registration center in Brussels in order to submit their asylum requests and find a shelter, but the Belgian accommodation system seems overwhelmed and uncapable of upholding their right of reception and ... More >>

Complex Persecution: Report Shows Shocking Accounts Of Libyan Coast Guard’s Involvement In Migrant Killing, Kidnapping

Tuesday, 14 December 2021, 6:59 am | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva – The illegal practices committed by the Libyan authorities against migrants and asylum seekers, whether during pushbacks or in prisons and detention centers, violate their right to life and physical and psychological integrity, Euro-Mediterranean ... More >>

RSF And Euro-Med Condemn Israeli Travel Bans On Palestinian Journalists

Wednesday, 8 December 2021, 7:11 am | Euro Med Monitor

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor (Euro-Med Monitor) call for an immediate end to the Israeli travel bans that prevent dozens of Palestinian journalists, including Majdoleen Hassona, winner of this year’s ... More >>

Iraq: Shocking Testimonies Reveal Diyala Attack Brutality

Tuesday, 7 December 2021, 7:36 am | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva – Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor has revealed shocking testimonies on last October’s attack on the Nahr al-Imam village, northeast of the Diyala Governorate, eastern Iraq. The attack left 12 civilians – including children and elderly – ... More >>

EU's Insistence On Expanding Frontex’s Powers Is Disappointing

Saturday, 4 December 2021, 6:10 am | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva – The European Union's insistence on expanding the European Border and Coast Guard Agency’s (Frontex) powers without clear legal limits is disappointing and contradicts international standards regarding asylum seekers, Euro-Mediterranean ... More >>

New Report| Punishing Journalists: Israel Extorts Palestinian Journalists, Bans Them From Traveling

Tuesday, 30 November 2021, 6:03 am | Euro Med Monitor

Palestinian Territories – Israel indefensibly prevents dozens of Palestinian journalists from traveling as a punishment for their journalistic work or expression of their opinions, Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor said in a report released Monday. ... More >>

New Report| Punishing Journalists: Israel Extorts Palestinian Journalists, Bans Them From Traveling

Tuesday, 30 November 2021, 6:02 am | Euro Med Monitor

Palestinian Territories – Israel indefensibly prevents dozens of Palestinian journalists from traveling as a punishment for their journalistic work or expression of their opinions, Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor said in a report released Monday. ... More >>

Authorities Should Stop Suppressing Demonstrations In Kurdistan

Thursday, 25 November 2021, 8:00 pm | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva – The Kurdish authorities’ use of violence against student protests that took place in several provinces of the region and resulted in the injury and arrest of dozens of protesters is condemnable, Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor said ... More >>

Morocco: Reducing Maximum Employment Age To 30 Denies Citizens Equality Of Opportunities

Wednesday, 24 November 2021, 7:04 am | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva – The Moroccan Ministry of National Education, Primary Education, and Sports’ decision to reduce the maximum employment age in regional academies of education and training to 30 years is unfair, Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor said ... More >>

Jordan: Government's Proposal To Amend Constitution Challenges Intentions Of Brace Democratic Experience

Monday, 22 November 2021, 7:09 am | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva – The constitutional amendments proposed by the Jordanian government might constitute an unwelcome concentration of power that might thwart any future democratic experiment, Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor warned Sunday in a statement. ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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