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Morocco: Activist’s 5-year Prison Sentence For Criticising Relations With Israel Is Unfair, Must Be Rescinded

Sunday, 6 August 2023, 3:00 pm | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva - The five-year imprisonment sentence of Moroccan activist Said Boukyoud on charges of free expression is unfair and cannot be justified under any circumstances, said Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor in a statement. The First Instance Criminal Court ... More >>

Lebanon: Clashes In Ain Al-Hilweh Camp Deepen Palestinian Refugees’ Distress, Require Radical Solution

Thursday, 3 August 2023, 10:07 pm | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva - Concerned parties in Lebanon’s Ain al-Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp must cease fire, said Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor in a statement, stressing the need to make every possible effort to prevent a resurgence of violence. Euro-Med ... More >>

Tunisia: Migrant Expulsion May Amount To Killing, International Probe Must Be Launched

Friday, 28 July 2023, 8:24 pm | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva - The African Union must intervene immediately to stop the grave violations committed by the Tunisian authorities against migrants, which have resulted in several deaths in recent days, said Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor in a statement. Euro-Med ... More >>

For Its Egregious Rights Violations, Tunisia Is Rewarded By EU With More Funding, Equipment

Friday, 21 July 2023, 6:59 am | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva - The partnership agreement on migration between the European Union and Tunisia will only exacerbate the humanitarian crisis of migrants and asylum seekers in Tunisia and encourage discrimination against them, said Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor in ... More >>

Greece’s Starving Of Refugees And Asylum Seekers Is Causing A Dangerous Crisis

Tuesday, 18 July 2023, 8:29 pm | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva - The Greek government is fomenting a hunger crisis for denied asylum seekers and recognised refugees with its policy choices, warned Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor in a statement today, leaving thousands unable to access food and other basic means ... More >>

EU’s Shocking Greenlighting Of Spyware Against Journalists Endangers Media Freedom

Wednesday, 12 July 2023, 4:15 am | Euro Med Monitor

New draft legislation agreed by EU Council allows governments to use intrusive and unacceptable surveillance measures against journalists and their sources, attempting to silence them and undermining their watchdog role, Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor ... More >>

Euro-Med Monitor: Violence Between Tunisians And Migrants In Sfax Must Be Stopped

Sunday, 9 July 2023, 5:40 am | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva - Tunisian authorities must act immediately to put an end to the violence that has erupted between locals and migrants in the southern city of Sfax, said Euro-Med Monitor in a statement. The violence that broke out in Sfax over the last two days ... More >>

Euro-Med Monitor: Acquittal Of Israeli Officer Responsible For Killing Autistic Palestinian Perpetuates Impunity

Friday, 7 July 2023, 6:57 am | Euro Med Monitor

Occupied Palestinian Territory – Today’s acquittal of an Israeli Border Police officer accused of killing an autistic Palestinian man in the Old City of Jerusalem in 2020 was strongly condemned by Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor in a statement. An ... More >>

Germany: First Quarter Of 2023 Witnessed Alarming Increase In Assaults On Asylum Seekers

Thursday, 6 July 2023, 9:17 pm | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva - Assaults against asylum seekers and the shelters that house them are multiplying at an alarming rate in Germany, warned Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor in a statement today, stressing the importance of honesty around the topics of asylum and migration ... More >>

European Commission Plan To Improve GDPR Enforcement Will Limit People’s Access To Justice

Wednesday, 5 July 2023, 6:10 am | Euro Med Monitor

Today, 4 July , the European Commission has presented a new regulation aimed at strengthening enforcement of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which came into application five years ago . This flagship human rights law was intended ... More >>

Greece: Tampering With Testimonies Of 14 June Shipwreck Survivors Is Shocking And Immoral

Monday, 3 July 2023, 7:48 pm | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva – Emerging reports that Greek authorities tampered with the testimonies of several migrants and asylum seekers who survived the shipwreck on 14 June, which resulted in the death and loss of over 640 migrants, are extremely shocking, Euro-Med ... More >>

Middle East: Serious Violations Against The Right To Peacefully Assemble

Tuesday, 27 June 2023, 11:07 pm | Euro Med Monitor

Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor and 14 other international human rights and freedom of expression organisations wrote urgently to the UN Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association on 26 June, urging him to to take ... More >>

Lebanon: Euro-Med Monitor Launches Second Cohort Of Youth For Rights Fellowship

Wednesday, 21 June 2023, 5:48 pm | Euro Med Monitor

Beirut - Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor has launched the second cohort of the Youth for Rights Fellowship programme in the regional office in Beirut, Lebanon. The fellowship programme unites 20 young people between the ages of 21 and 29 from across the Middle ... More >>

Greece: Hellenic Coast Guard May Have Been Involved In Capsized Boat Incident

Monday, 19 June 2023, 5:44 pm | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva - The Hellenic Coast Guard may have been involved in the drowning of hundreds of migrants and asylum seekers off the Greek coast last Wednesday, 14 June, said Euro-Med Monitor in a statement. Strong evidence suggests that the boat, which was ... More >>

Tunisia: Continued Detention Of Dissident Sahbi Atigue Endangers His Life

Sunday, 18 June 2023, 6:26 pm | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva - Tunisian authorities must immediately and unconditionally release detained politician Sahbi Atigue and provide him with necessary medical care in light of his serious health deterioration during his ongoing hunger strike, said Euro-Med Monitor ... More >>

Sudan: Bombing, Killing Of Refugees In Khartoum Reflects Flagrant Disregard For Vulnerable Human Lives

Saturday, 10 June 2023, 2:37 pm | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva - The bombing and killing of multiple refugees in their homes in Sudan’s capital Khartoum reflect a flagrant disregard for the lives of the most vulnerable groups, Euro-Med Monitor said in a statement, as these groups are in desperate need ... More >>

Germany Must Immediately Change The Appalling Living Conditions Of Asylum Seekers In Cologne

Tuesday, 23 May 2023, 6:41 pm | Euro Med Monitor

The distressing living conditions reported in the asylum centres near Cologne, Germany, must be changed immediately, Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor said in a statement on Monday. It is incredible that in one of the richest countries in the world, asylum ... More >>

Iraq: Disease Likely To Spread In IDP Camps, Urgent Need For Adequate Health Care Grows

Thursday, 4 May 2023, 6:20 pm | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva – Dozens of complaints from Iraqi IDPs, documented by Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor, cite failing health due to poor care, malnutrition, and deplorable living conditions in official and unofficial displacement camps. More than 1.2 million displaced ... More >>

France’s Imprisonment Of Migrants In Dehumanising Conditions Is Deeply Concerning

Tuesday, 2 May 2023, 7:47 pm | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva - Reports of “malfunctions” and “unacceptable violence” at the new administrative detention centre (CRA) in Lyon, France are deeply concerning to Euro-Med Monitor. We condemn the dehumanising living conditions and climate of tension and ... More >>

Jordan: Official Policies And Laws Legitimise Censorship, Violate Free Expression

Friday, 28 April 2023, 5:42 am | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva - Jordanian authorities must lift all restrictions on freedom of expression and opinion in the country, as well as repeal all legal provisions that could be used to undermine liberties, Euro-Med Monitor said in a policy paper. Jordan’s ... More >>





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