Brussels, April 05, 2019 This report is based on the exchanges and content of the seminar “Strengthening civil society to cope with repressive trends: what role for EuroMed Rights?” which took place on 22 June 2018 in Brussels bringing together more than 70 participants from member organisations from 25 countries. Readers will find in this … Continued
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Recommendations on the recent legislative amendments in Turkey integrating state of emergency restrictive provisions into ordinary law
Ahead of the 39th Session of the UN Human Rights Council, a joint written statement by EuroMed Rights, the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), Insan Haklari Dernegi (İHD), and the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) was submitted denouncing the recent legislative amendments in Turkey integrating state of emergency (SoE) restrictive provisions into ordinary law. … Continued
Crackdown on Human Rights Defenders and Freedoms in the Name of Counter-terrorism and Security This Saturday 17 March, EuroMed Rights launches a report EGYPT – Finding Scapegoats, a study that highlights how the Egyptian government perceives human rights organisations and independent civil society at large in particular as a genuine threat to “national security” and … Continued
London, 27 November EuroMed Rights and the Bar Human Rights Committee (BHRC) of England and Wales are publishing a new trial observation report (also available in Arabic) on the case of Egyptian woman human rights defender Aya Hegazy. Ms Aya Hegazy, dual US-Egyptian citizen and founder of the Belady Foundation, a charity helping street children, was … Continued
Following the geopolitical developments that since 2011 have taken place on both sides of the Mediterranean, the European Union (EU) has redesigned its partnership with the Southern Neighbourhood, and in 2015 it issued a public statement on the new European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP). On 22 April, EuroMed Rights organised a seminar to engage in an … Continued
Updated report (7/6/2016): READ THE FULL REPORT HERE Brussels, 24/02/16 – Concerned about reports of escalating violence and serious human rights violations in Turkey, as well as imposition of curfews in the South-East of the country, EuroMed Rights and FIDH (International Federation for Human Rights) organised a joint high-level mission to the country from 20 … Continued
The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Network (EMHRN) organised a mission to Morocco and Western Sahara from 14 to 21 September 2014 to assess the human rights situation.
In its latest report, Freedom of Assembly under Threat: Muzzling Dissent in the Euro-Mediterranean Region, the EMHRN rings the alarm on the increasing stifling of the right to peaceful assembly in the region.
In a trial observation report, international human rights lawyers from SIHRG concluded that Egyptian human rights activist Alaa Abdel Fattah’s right to a fair trial, as guaranteed by international law, has been breached.
Six Arab revolutions, “Tunisia, Egypt, Bahrain, Libya, Yemen and Syria”, carried the same mottoes demanding change, freedom, human dignity and social justice.