MUSAWA Condemns Extralegal Killing of Ahmad Halaweh

2016-08-23

Ramallah

West Bank / Core Program 2016-2019

MUSAWA – The Palestinian Center for the Independence of the Judiciary and the Legal Profession condemns the security services’ assault on the citizen Ahmad Halaweh following his arrest, which lead to his death according to statements by Nablus’s governor, Major General Akram Rajoub, to the media. In his statements, the Major General pointed out the arrest of the aforementioned citizen on Tuesday 23/08/2016 at dawn, and his detention at Al-Junaid Prison, where tens of security-service members beat to death the unarmed detainee inside the prison. This assault, which falls und...

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Memo on Palestinian Human Rights Defenders Declaration

2016-08-15

Ramallah & Gaza

Human Rights Defenders / West Bank / Gaza

Palestinian Bar Association along with 160 Civil Society Organizations  Demand Rapid Adoption, Approval, Issuance and Enforcement of  Palestinian Human Rights Defenders Declaration On 15/08/2016, the Palestinian Bar Association along with 160 civil society organizations, including the Palestinian NGOs Network which consists of more than 130 civil society organizations; the General Union of Palestinian Women; MUSAWA – The Palestinian Center for the Independence of the Judiciary and the Legal Profession; the Palestinia...

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The Right to Vote and to Be Elected

2016-08-13

Nablus

Human Rights Defenders / West Bank

A workshop about “The Right to Vote and to Be Elected” was carried-out by MUSAWA, in cooperation with the Palestinian Human Rights Defenders (PHRDs) Network and Aqraba’s municipality in Nablus. The workshop was held in Akraba, and it was attended by 18 male youngsters who live in the village. Mainly, the workshop aimed at spreading the culture of human rights in marginalized areas, introducing the community to the role and objectives of the PHRDs Network to help expand the network by adding new individuals and organizations to its membership, raising legal awareness among c...

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