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EU-funded Boats To Abusive Libyan Coastguard Underline European Complicity In Grave Violations Against Sea Migrants

Saturday, 16 October 2021, 7:13 am | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva - The European Commission intends to continue providing Libyan authorities with material support instrumental for interceptions and detention of sea migrants despite late mass arrests, indiscriminate shootings and a recent UN report stating ... More >>

Yemen: Houthi's Continued Siege Of Al-Abdiyah Portends Humanitarian Catastrophe

Saturday, 16 October 2021, 7:09 am | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva – The Houthi group's continued siege of the Al-Abdiyah District, south of the Ma'rib Governorate, in light of the severe shortage of most of the basic materials is of grave concern, Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor said in a statement. ... More >>

Attempts Of Obstructing Justice For Beirut Port Explosion Victims In Lebanon Continue

Thursday, 14 October 2021, 8:17 pm | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva – The continued attempts – especially those carried out by members of parliament and former ministers – to obstruct the investigations into the Beirut port explosion, which killed more than 220 Lebanese and displaced about 300,000 others, ... More >>

Yemen: Ending Group Of Eminent Experts Abandons Victims, Perpetuates Impunity

Saturday, 9 October 2021, 6:53 am | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva – United Nations Human Rights Council Member States’ vote to not extend the mandate of the Group of Eminent Experts on Yemen today is bitterly disappointing, Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor said today in a statement. The move perpetuates ... More >>

Swiss Law To Search Through Asylum Seekers' Phones Is Disproportionate, Biased And Flawed

Wednesday, 6 October 2021, 7:24 am | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva - The Swiss parliament has recently agreed to allow the State Secretariat for Migration to search through asylum seekers’ mobile phones without proper consent and without any suspicion of false claim in clear breach of their rights, warned ... More >>

Libya: Security Forces Kill Migrant, Detain 4,000 Others In One Day

Tuesday, 5 October 2021, 6:59 pm | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva – The Libyan security forces killed one African migrant and wounded others during a large-scale security campaign, in which thousands of migrants and refugees were arrested in the Gargaresh area of the capital, Tripoli, Euro-Mediterranean ... More >>

Euro-Med Monitor At HRC: Gazans Are Poisoned Slowly As 97% Of Gaza’s Water Undrinkable

Tuesday, 5 October 2021, 7:10 am | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva - Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor and the Global Institute for Water, Environment and Health (GIWEH) said in a joint oral statement during the 48th session of Human Rights Council (HRC) that the long-term Israeli blockade has caused a serious ... More >>

New Report: Economic And Social Crises In Jordan Threaten Citizens’ Rights And Freedoms

Tuesday, 28 September 2021, 7:40 am | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva - The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor said in a report issued today that the crises Jordanians have been experiencing in recent years have reflected on the exercise of their economic and social rights, including the right to dignity, ... More >>

Yemen: Government And Transitional Council Unite In Suppressing Protesters

Monday, 20 September 2021, 5:19 am | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva –Yemeni security forces and the Southern Transitional Council (STC) forces have killed two and injured a number of demonstrators during popular demonstrations in cities in southern Yemen, Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor said in a statement ... More >>

Denmark's Forcing Of Refugee Women To Work For Welfare Is Soaked In Misjudgment And Discrimination

Friday, 17 September 2021, 5:43 am | Euro Med Monitor

The Danish government intends to make migrant women work at least 37 hours a week to continue receiving welfare benefits, allegedly “to help them assimilate into society” but actually spreading misjudged and discriminatory ideas on refugees ... More >>

Leading MEP At Euro-Med Monitor Webinar: ‘Asylum Seekers Are Not A Threat’

Tuesday, 14 September 2021, 6:05 am | Euro Med Monitor

Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor has hosted an important and timely webinar on the need to guarantee legal pathways to seek asylum in Europe that brought together a group of international experts with different backgrounds and unique competence ... More >>

UAE: 10-year Imprisonment Of Syrian Activist Speaks Of Extreme Level Of Unfairness

Monday, 13 September 2021, 6:16 pm | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva - Emirati court issuance of a 10-year prison sentence against a Syrian activist is grossly unfair since the trial did not meet the minimum due procedures, Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor said in a statement. The State Security Court in the UAE capital, ... More >>

Tunisia: Euro-Med Monitor Calls For The Release Of Hunger Striker MP Yassin Ayari

Friday, 10 September 2021, 6:15 am | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva - The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor expressed its concern over the health condition of Tunisian parliamentarian, Yassin Al-Ayari, as a result of his continuing hunger strike in prison for the third consecutive day, in a protest ... More >>

Bahrain: Depriving Children Of Those Stripped Of Nationality From Obtaining Citizenship Is Inhumane

Thursday, 9 September 2021, 6:49 am | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva – The Bahraini authorities' policy of revoking the citizenship of opponents and arbitrarily deporting them has resulted in another dilemma as their children cannot acquire citizenship rights as well, Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor ... More >>

Jordan: Proposed Amendments To Media Regulations Impose New Restrictions On Freedoms

Wednesday, 8 September 2021, 6:32 am | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva – Jordan’s proposed amendments to media-related regulations impose more censorship on journalistic work and may undermine freedom of opinion, expression, and publication, Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor said in a statement. Withdrawing ... More >>

“They Told Us They Hated Black Africans”: UAE Authorities Detain, Torture, And Deport Over 800 Migrants

Friday, 3 September 2021, 7:12 am | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva, London – Evidence released today from Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor and ImpACT International documents widespread state-sponsored violations of human rights on African migrant workers in the UAE.  On the 24th and 25th June 2021 authorities ... More >>

Syria: Humanitarian Crisis Deepens As Government Forces Escalate Attacks On Daraa

Thursday, 2 September 2021, 7:05 am | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva – The Syrian government forces and allied militias’ continued military attacks on the neighborhoods of Daraa Al-Balad, southern Syria, raises serious concerns, Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor said in a statement. The United Nations should ... More >>

‘Left In Tatters’: Israeli Attack’s Impact On Gaza’s Productive Sector - New Report

Thursday, 2 September 2021, 6:54 am | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva – The Israeli military attack on the Gaza Strip in May 2021 had catastrophic economic effects, especially on the productive sector, and caused direct and indirect losses exceeding half a billion dollars in various sectors, Euro-Mediterranean Human ... More >>

Libya: Asylum Seekers’ Drowning At Sea Is Due To Repeated Illegal Returns

Tuesday, 31 August 2021, 6:18 am | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva – A number of asylum seekers went missing after their boat capsized in the Mediterranean, Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor said Saturday in a statement. The European Union (EU) should actively participate in rescuing migrants and end ... More >>

13 Rights Groups Complain To UN Over Saudi Arabia’s Laying Off 1000s Of Yemeni Workers

Saturday, 28 August 2021, 5:46 am | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva - Thirteen international and Yemeni human rights organizations, in a petition addressed to the United Nations Committee on Migrant Workers, expressed their concern over Saudi Arabia's termination of the work contracts of thousands of Yemeni workers ... More >>