Breach of the Provisions of Local Elections Law



Gaza / Core Program 2016-2019

Esteemed members of the Central Elections Commission,   Subject: Breach of the Provisions of the Local Elections Law Breach details:   Lawyer Etidal Mohammad Abdul Rahman Al-Shami, a candidate under the Bloc of National Liberation and Building as part of the local elections to be held on 08/10, informed the local elections observer from Khan Yunis, Eman Hamdan Abdul Raheem Fayyad, who is registered in the local election-observers list on behalf of MUSAWA – The ...


MUSAWA Conducts Eight Meetings for Palestinian Human Rights Defenders Network


West Bank & Gaza

Human Rights Defenders / West Bank / Gaza

Throughout August 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 in cooperation with the Palestinian Human Right Defenders Network. The meetings were attended by 102 male and female members (39 females and 63 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, contributing to the expansion of the C...


Local Elections and Democracy



Human Rights Defenders / Gaza

A workshop titled “Local Elections and Democracy” was carried-out by MUSAWA and the Palestinian Human Rights Defenders (PHRDs) Network. The workshop was held at MUSAWA’s Gaza Office, located in Al-Jala’ Tower, and it was attended by a number of lawyers in addition to 14 members from the PHRDs Network’s monitoring group, 8 of whom were women. At the beginning of the workshop, Legal Researcher Mohammad Abu-Hashem presented an introduction to the right to political participation and its importance; the elections as one of its most prominent tools; and the importanc...



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