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Category: Arab affairs

Free Prominent Rights Defenders.. Verdict Scheduled in Charges Before Anti-Terrorism Court

The Syrian government should immediately and unconditionally release the arbitrarily detained human rights defender Mazen Darwish and his colleagues Hani Al-Zitani and Hussein Ghareer, 79 organizations said today. The Syrian Anti-Terrorism Court is expected to issue its verdict on September 24, 2014 in their trial for “publicizing terrorist acts.” Darwish … ( Read More)

Failure to adopt monitoring networks Continuous decline in the benefits of revolution in Egypt

The Elections Network in the Arab expressed disappointment of the decision of the Egyptian Presidential Election Commission to relief it, and without giving reasons, from the follow-up process of the presidential election scheduled to be held on 25 and 26 of May. The decision issued by the Election Commission naming … ( Read More)

Call for the immediate release of disappeared human rights lawyer Khalil Ma’touq

Over one and a half years after the disappearance of renowned Syrian human rights lawyer Khalil Ma’touq, the undersigned organizations are reiterating their call on the Syrian authorities to release him immediately and unconditionally. Khalil Ma’touq, the director of the Syrian Centre for Legal Studies and Research, disappeared on 2 … ( Read More)

31 Arab Human Rights Organizations Demand United Nations Recognize Palestinian Statehood

In 1977, the United Nations (UN) General Assembly (GA) designated 29 November as the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People.  Thirty-five years later, the human rights and humanitarian situation of Palestinians has only deteriorated.  The Palestinian people continue to be subjected to grave and systematic violations of their … ( Read More)

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