How to use the e-library?

How to use it?

Our website is equipped with an advanced search engine facility: the e-library. Whether you are trying to locate a publication we’ve produced or looking to take part in our campaigns and support our work, then your journey starts here.

Why using it?

The e-library allows you to browse the latest Human Rights-related news we’ve produced on any given theme and country. For customised search results, you can either select the type of publication you’d like to browse (Press Release, Report, Factsheet, Core Document, …etc.), your theme of interest (gender equality, justice, etc.) or the country for which you are looking to locate information.
You can further refine your search results by combining several criteria (e.g. Report /Syria/ women rights)

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  • Pandemic does not deter violence at borders

    Despite the ongoing pandemic, examples of violent pushbacks and increased deaths at the EU’s land and sea borders continue unabated. From the Central Mediterranean, to the Aegean Sea and the Balkan Route, governments continue to blatantly violate their obligations under EU and international law. Particularly trampled upon, and in total impunity, is the principle of … Continued

  • What about the right to protest for human rights?

    The murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis has sparked a wave of outrage and anger, including in European countries among those most affected by the wave of COVID-19. In France, Spain, Italy, Belgium, the United Kingdom, Denmark and elsewhere, tens of thousands of citizens shout out their legitimate demand to fight against police violence, institutionalised racism and facial discrimination. Although the situation is not comparable to the United States, … Continued

  • Algeria: the Hirak movement quarantined, not the arrests!

    In February 2020, the Hirak protest movement celebrated its first anniversary, recalling that its demands for political change remained unanswered. Early March, as the number of confirmed cases of people infected with COVID-19 in Algeria was increasing, the civil society organisations involved in the protest movement announced the suspension of all demonstrations in compliance with containment measures to limit the spread of the disease. However, since then, the authorities have continued to target Hirak activists. More than … Continued

  • Who cares during a pandemic?

    Care is central to the way our societies function, in the Euro-Mediterranean region as elsewhere. It entails a wide variety of activities in sectors such as education, healthcare, childcare, elderly care and domestic work. Care work requires both physical and emotional labour. It results in one person providing services to another when needed, allowing the latter to physically, mentally and emotionally function. This labour is … Continued

  • The Tunisian instances, watchdogs during the pandemic

    The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the respect of human rights in Tunisia highlighted the frail political situation. Despite huge efforts, civil society’s influence was limited to support the state institutions in their democratic work. In this regard, the work done by the public and independent instances – either pre-existing or set-up following the 2011 Jasmine Revolution – to the most marginalised within society is noticeable. The national … Continued