TRC in Corporation with “Hurriyat” conclude the annual National Conference in commemoration of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Day
Over 300 participants attended the national conference that was organized by TRC and Hurriyat in commemoration of the Palestinian Prisoner’s Day “17th of April”. The conference was held in the Best Eastern Hotel’s main hall in Al-Bireh city on the 12th of April 2011. The event is organized within the frame of a 3-year EC co-funded project titled “Sustaining and enhancing comprehensive service delivery for Victims of Torture” in the West Bank”. The European Union is contributing 80% of the project’s budget of an amount of 1,200,000 Euros.
EU delegation visits TRC
The Treatment and Rehabilitation Center for Victims of Torture (TRC) has received on April 14 Ms. Estelle Kadouch, Human Rights Programme Manager, and Mr. Fadi Raad, Financial and Contractual Officer at the European Union representative office. The first meeting was to welcome the delegation during which the human rights status in the Palestinian Territory and the center’s various programmes were discussed.
Al Mezan Condemns IOF Killing of Children in Gaza and Calls for International Protection of Civilians
Gaza Community Mental Health Programme Received a Delegation from the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)
Gaza Community Mental Health Programme received a delegation from the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) including; Mr. Giancarlo Depicciotto, head of SDC office in Jerusalem and coordinator of GCMHP consortium of donors, and Mr. Mazen Shaqoura, head of the SDC office in Gaza Strip. The delegation met with the GCMHP general administration and President, Dr. Eyad El-Sarraj in the Programme’s headquarters in Gaza.
SHAMS: "Facilitating movement” on the occasion of Christmas is a desperate attempt to beautify the ugly face of occupation
Restrictions imposed by Israel on the freedom of movement and freedom to practice religious rites in the occupied Palestinian territories are in violation of international laws and conventions
Caricature exhibition entitled (Comic lines) in Gaza With participation of Arab and foreign cartoonists
MADA center calls for respecting freedom of expression in oPt
While the humanity will celebrate tomorrow, 10 December, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which is an important asset to all human societies, which a lot of them are implementing most of its articles, the Palestinian people still suffers from the yoke of the last occupation on the planet since 1967. The Palestinian’s human rights are violated every day, especially by the Israeli occupation forces and settlers; also the Palestinian internal divide has led to further deterioration of the human rights situation in West Bank and Gaza since mid-2007.
Half a million Dollars to Support Human Rights and Good Governance Sector
NGO Development Center (NDC) signed today, Nov. 30, 2010, in its offices in Al-Ram and Gaza, funding agreements totaled half a million US dollars for the benefit of 13 NGOs working in the human rights and good governance sector in the occupied Palestinian territories. The funding is part of the Small Grants Facility (SGF) of the Human Rights and Governance Secretariat which the NDC administers. The SGF is considered complementary to the core funding program of the Secretariat.
"SHAMS" issues a Statement on the occasion of International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
The Center for Human Rights and Democracy Media "SHAMS" believes that in spite of the massive developments that the world has witnessed in the field of anti-violence against women and in legitimizing their rights to empower them, women around the world still suffer unfair practices and physical and psychological harm, women still suffer from persecution and oppression and aggression, caused by non-equal power relations between men and women due to absence of encouraging cultural and social heritage and the dominance of harmful habits and backward traditions that causes the widespread of the
Al Mezan Concludes Awareness Symposia on Child Rights and Protection in OPT
On Thursday 25 November 2010, Al Mezan Center for Human Rights, with support from UNICEF, concluded a series of awareness symposia on child rights and protection in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) which were held at the Cultural Center at the Khan Younis Municipality in Khan Younis district. The fourth symposia were delivered over three days under a project supported by UNICEF during the past three months. A group of Imams participated in these symposia.