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West Bank / Core Program 2016-2019

On the day following the issuance of the presidential decree approving the resignation of Judge Sami Sarsour from office, Mr. Sami Sarsour visited MUSAWA to seek assistance in appealing the aforementioned decision, and he provided MUSAWA with a proposed contestation.   Having examined Judge Sami Sarsour's request, MUSAWA responded in writing to explain that the positions of both sides in the con...


MUSAWA Holds Meeting for Coordinators of Palestinian Human Rights Defenders Network


West Bank & Gaza

Human Rights Defenders / West Bank / Gaza

In cooperation with the Palestinian Human Rights Defenders (hereinafter PHRDs) Network, and in the presence of the Network’s coordinators and members, MUSAWA conducted a periodic meeting for the coordinators of the northern and southern governorates. The meeting was held at MUSAWA’s offices in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, and it was attended by a total of 20 members, 10 of whom were women. The meeting discussed several topics: the final draft of the Network’s code of conduct; the action to be taken regarding the violations which were committed throughout the latest month, ...


MUSAWA Organizes 8 Meetings for Palestinian Human Rights Defenders Network


West Bank & Gaza

Human Rights Defenders / West Bank / Gaza

Throughout October 2016, eight meetings in eight different areas (Ramallah, Jerusalem and Jericho; Salfeet and Nablus; Tulqarm and Qalqilya; Jenin and Tubas; Bethlehem and Hebron; Gaza and North Gaza; Gaza’s Middle Governorate; Khan Yunis and Rafah) were carried-out by MUSAWA and the Palestinian Human Right Defenders Network. The meetings were attended by 95 male and female members (49 females and 46 males), who aimed at reaching an agreement on the mechanism by which members will implement the Network’s activities in the upcoming period, forging its internal regulations, and contributing to the expansion of the Coalition for...



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