Guide on documenting pushbacks at the Cyprus-Lebanon-Syria borders
EuroMed Rights is launching a toolkit to document and denounce border violence and pushback practices at the Cyprus-Lebanon-Syria borders. Recent years have witnessed an increase in boat arrivals to Cyprus …
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It’s time to map backlashes to gender equality!
Violations of women’s and LGBTIQ+ rights are intensifying across the Euro-Mediterranean region. A multitude of actors originating from autocratic, illiberal, and even democratic countries are now publicly holding anti-women and anti-LGBTIQ stances. These backlashes take multiple forms. Despite the strong …
Putting backlashes to gender equality on the (political) map!
EuroMed Rights publishes a new interactive tool to monitor contestations of gender equality across nine countries of the Euro-Mediterranean region.
Message to Denmark: Syria is not a safe place for returning refugees!
Denmark’s decision to strip Syrian refugees of their residence permits has provoked a wave of indignation in Europe and beyond. The European Parliament, the UN Refugee Agency and civil society …
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Migrant return mania: the Syria case
EuroMed Rights publishes the first two chapters of its in-depth research on return policies and practices across the Euro-Mediterranean. Focus on returns from Turkey and Lebanon to Syria.
Refugees must not be used as bargaining chips!
Refugees are currently being used as pawns in the global power play surrounding the war in Syria. In Idlib, nearly a million people, including many children, are still trapped under …
Syria: Let civilians escape Idlib deadly trap!
More than 900,000 people, among them many children, are trapped under heavy bombardments between Idlib and the closed Turkish border. In the current freezing temperatures and if nothing is done, …