Copenhagen, 21 December 2015 – EuroMed Rights condemns the repeated violations of the freedoms of assembly and demonstration in Algeria, and the prohibition on human rights organisations’ activities during this month of celebrations of rights and freedoms. On 11 December, the members of the Executive Committee of the Maghreb Coordination of Human Rights Organisations (CMODH … Continued
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Brussels, 9 November 2015 – EuroMed Rights, Front Line Defenders and the Observatory (a joint FIDH and OMCT programme) express their deep concern over Egypt’s Military Prosecution and detention of journalist and human rights defender Hossam Bahgat, a decision that was ordered today until Wednesday 11 November. Hossam Bahgat, last seen Sunday evening, is reported … Continued
The Israeli Supreme Court overturned the decision of the Central Elections Committee to disqualify MK Haneen Zoabi from the upcoming elections but it is not enough to reverse the damage already done.
Our organisations condemn the raid on the premises of the Moroccan Association of Human Rights (AMDH) and the assault against one of its members by the Moroccan security forces.
The EMHRN strongly condemns the terrorist attacks on an event on freedom of speech and a synagogue in Copenhagen last weekend, resulting in the death of two civilians and the injury of five policemen.
The EMHRN is appalled by the criminal attack on the French weekly satirical magazine ‘Charlie Hebdo,’ which left 12 journalists, cartoonists, policemen and staff members dead and four critically injured.
The EMHRN, the OMCT and the FIDH deplore the adoption of the draft Basic Law for the Protection of Public Security and denounce the growing restrictions on the right to demonstrate in Spain.
Morocco: the advocacy documents of the NGO FEMED confiscated by Customs on the eve of the World Human Rights Forum and defenders prevented from participating
At the airport of Marrakech, some of the advocacy documents of the FEMED delegation have been confiscated by Customs. Our three organizations strongly condemn this violation of freedom of expression.
EMHRN strongly condemns the decision of an Egyptian court to send prominent activist Alaa Abdel Fattah, along with 19 other defendants, back to jail after they were previously freed on bail pending their retrial.
The upcoming Universal Periodic Review of Egypt comes at a critical time for human rights, freedoms and independent Egyptian civil society, including rights defenders and democracy activists.