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The Right to Vote and to Be Elected in Local Elections

2016-09-07

Al-Shati Camp & Jabalia

Human Rights Defenders / Gaza

Two workshops under the title “The Right to Vote and to Be Elected in Local Elections” were conducted by MUSAWA and the Palestinian Human Rights Defenders (PHRDs) Network. One of the workshops was held at the headquarters of Al-Mustaqbal Charity in Al-Shati Camp, west of the city of Gaza, while the other one was held at Binaa’s Charity for Development in Jabalia, north of the Gaza Strip. The total number of attendees for both workshops together reached 56, 35 of whom were females. The workshops aimed at spreading the culture of human rights in marginalized areas, introducin...

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Elections and the Right of Citizens to Choose their Representatives

2016-09-03

Hebron

Human Rights Defenders / West Bank

A workshop under the title of “Elections and the Right of Citizens to Choose their Representatives” was conducted by MUSAWA and the Palestinian Human Rights Defenders (PHRDs) Network in the village of Raboud in Hebron. The workshop was held at Raboud’s Youth Center, and it was attended by 28 participants, 17 of whom were females. Community activist Haya Abu-Mukaddam, a member of the PHRDs Network, presented the topics of the discussion, which are relevant to the elections, democracy, electoral rolls, the voting process, the penalty for buying votes, and the distribution of ...

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MUSAWA’s Monitoring Team Receives Training in: “Mechanisms for Monitoring the...

2016-09-01

Gaza

Human Rights Defenders / Gaza

A series of encounters was conducted by MUSAWA, in cooperation with the Palestinian Human Rights Defenders (PHRDs) Network, the Lawyers for the Rule of Law Groups (friends of MUSAWA), and the Central Elections Commission (CEC). The encounters addressed the topic: “Mechanisms for Monitoring the Electoral Process”, and they were held at MUSAWA’s office in Gaza, targeting MUSAWA’s monitoring team which consists of lawyers, journalists, media figures and those interested. More than 85 local observers approved by MUSAWA’s central elections commission, 31 of whom were females.

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