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Morocco: Concern Over The Health Of Detained Journalists On Hunger Strike

Friday, 16 April 2021, 6:29 am | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva - The Moroccan authorities have continued to detain journalists Omar Al-Radi and Suleiman Al-Raissouni in Oukacha prison in Casablanca, which led them to declare a hunger strike to demand their release, the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor ... More >>

OPCW Investigation Should Expedite Holding The Syrian Regime Accountable

Wednesday, 14 April 2021, 5:38 pm | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva – The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has released is findings in the second report by the OPCW Investigation and Identification Team (IIT) regarding the attack on Saraqib city, northern Syria on 4 February 2018 which ... More >>

New Report: Incidents And Victims Of Landmine Explosions In Syria Increased Despite Military Operations Eased

Wednesday, 14 April 2021, 5:32 pm | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva - Landmines scattered across various conflicted areas in Syria endanger the lives and safety of civilians, the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor said in a report released today. All parties to the conflict should stop using landmines, ... More >>

Denmark’s Designation Of Syria As ‘Safe’ Is Dangerous, Inhumane, And Illegal

Friday, 9 April 2021, 5:51 am | Euro Med Monitor

We are gravely concerned by Denmark’s decision to declare parts of Syria as a safe place to send refugees back to despite the indisputable clear-cut conclusions of the UN that war-torn Syria is still witnessing war crimes, crimes against humanity ... More >>

Israeli Measures In Jerusalem Indicate Intentions To Disrupt Palestinian Legislative Elections

Thursday, 8 April 2021, 6:09 am | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva - Israel has been conducting several measures to obstruct the Palestinian legislative elections in East Jerusalem, most notably by not approving the election process to take place in the city so far, the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor ... More >>

Europe’s Disregard For Best Interests Of Children On The Move Is Seriously Concerning

Wednesday, 7 April 2021, 6:08 am | Euro Med Monitor

European member states should consider children on the move as children, first and foremost, rather than migrants, Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor said in a statement today; the EU should consequently abide by relevant International Law that put children’s ... More >>

Good News On Euro-Med Monitor's Joint Efforts Towards Ceasing Human Rights Violations – March 2021

Monday, 5 April 2021, 4:53 am | Euro Med Monitor

As of the end of March 2021, as the world is still struggling to contain the Coronavirus pandemic, some governments are still taking advantage of the states of emergency to crack down on activists and opponents. Not to mention, the pandemic has not prevented ... More >>

New Report: Shocking Testimonies Of Palestinian And Jordanian Detainees In Saudi Prisons

Monday, 29 March 2021, 6:45 am | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva – Testimonies reveal serious violations against Palestinian and Jordanian detainees in Saudi prisons, including arbitrary detention, physical torture, isolation and deliberate medical neglect, the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor said ... More >>

New Euro-Med Monitor Report: 5,000 Palestinians From Gaza Are Denied Identity Documents

Monday, 29 March 2021, 6:34 am | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva – Thousands of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip have been deprived of identity documents and consequently several basic rights, most notably the right to freedom of movement, the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor said in a new report. More ... More >>

Euro-Med Monitor Supports Canada, The Netherlands’ Efforts To Hold Syrian Regime Accountable

Thursday, 25 March 2021, 5:51 pm | Euro Med Monitor

Relevant United Nations Agencies should support the courageous legal initiatives the Netherlands and Canada announced to hold the Syrian regime accountable for its horrific violations against its citizens, the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor ... More >>

Greece’s Discriminatory Vaccination Practices Render Asylum Seekers Seriously Vulnerable

Tuesday, 23 March 2021, 6:27 am | Euro Med Monitor

In its current vaccination plan, Greece is marginalizing migrants and asylum seekers, even though they are particularly at risk as they remain stuck in vulnerable, impoverished, and overcrowded conditions, often without proper accommodation, water, sanitation ... More >>

Working Group’s Report On Frontex Highlights A Need For A New Culture At The EU’s Best-Funded Agency

Tuesday, 23 March 2021, 6:22 am | Euro Med Monitor

We welcome the Final Report of the Frontex Scrutiny Working Group, which identifies flaws in the monitoring and reporting system of Frontex, Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor said in a statement today. The report, however, proves to be hesitant and inconclusive ... More >>

At HRC: Euro-Med Monitor Calls For International Action Against Israel's Discriminatory Policies

Monday, 22 March 2021, 5:54 am | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva – The United Nations should take action against Israel's discriminatory policies and compel it to respect relevant international laws on equality and non-discrimination, the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor and GIWEH said Friday in joint statement ... More >>

At HRC: Euro-Med Monitor Says Racism In Lebanon Reached Alarming Levels

Monday, 22 March 2021, 5:52 am | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva – Discrimination and racism against different groups in Lebanon have been growing, resulting in dire effects on the lives of hundreds of thousands in the country, the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor and Geo Expertise said during the 46th ... More >>

Dispraising Contractual Teachers’ Protest In Morocco Reveals Unprecedented Repression

Sunday, 21 March 2021, 5:58 am | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva – The Moroccan authorities’ crack down on teachers’ peaceful gatherings in the capital Rabat shows unprecedented level of repression, the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor said in a statement. The government should stop using security ... More >>

Euro-Med Monitor Calls On EU To Provide Safe Pathways For Migrants And Asylum Seekers

Sunday, 21 March 2021, 5:55 am | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva– The European Union should provide safe and legal pathways for people fleeing violence, persecution and human rights violations to ensure that they are protected and treated with dignity and have access to asylum procedures, the Euro-Mediterranean ... More >>

Euro-Med Monitor Calls On HRC Member States To Support Investigations Into Israel’s Violations

Saturday, 20 March 2021, 6:07 am | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva – The Human Rights Council and its member states should support International Criminal Court’s investigation into the Israeli violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (oPt) and remove all obstacles before the integrity, independence and impartiality ... More >>

At HRC: Euro-Med Monitor Says Thousands Of Migrant Workers Left UAE Due To Discrimination

Thursday, 18 March 2021, 7:49 am | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva – Thousands of migrant workers have left the UAE after losing their jobs, as they were subjected to discriminatory measures during the economic crisis caused by the Coronavirus pandemic considering lack of appropriate government support measures, ... More >>

On The 10th Anniversary Of The Syrian Crisis: Euro-Med Monitor Reviews IDPs' Conditions At HRC

Wednesday, 17 March 2021, 7:24 am | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva – Displaced Syrians in camps in northern Syria and Iraq are living in difficult humanitarian conditions, especially during the harsh winter conditions and the unfair restrictions imposed by the camp administration, the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights ... More >>

Three Dangerous Israeli Decisions Threatening To Evacuate And Demolish Dozens Of Homes In East Jerusalem

Sunday, 14 March 2021, 5:42 pm | Euro Med Monitor

The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor condemns the Israeli decisions to evacuate and demolish Palestinian homes in East Jerusalem, paving the way for implementing Israeli plans for a massive destruction and displacement operation against the population, ... More >>