"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.
DCI: Suspended sentences for soldiers convicted of using 9-year-old as a human shield
On Sunday, two Givati Brigade staff sergeants were demoted in rank to sergeants by an Israeli military court and given three-month suspended sentences for ‘inappropriate conduct’ after being convicted of forcing a nine-year-old boy at gunpoint to search for explosives during the war in Gaza (Haaretz - 21 November 2010).
My heart with Palestine
My name is Maksym( Maxim) Ashur.I was born in Palestine, Gaza in 10.08.1999 but left country in 2003 with my mother.We moved to Ukraine.I miss my Motherland..Palestine is always in my heart.
NGO Development Center Organized an Event to Draw Prizes for the Second Competition on the NGO Sector
The NDG Development Center (NDC) held an event in its offices in Al-Ram and Gaza on Thursday, October 4, 2010 to draw prizes for the second competition on the NGO sector, which the center has organized in Ramadan through its Palestinian Portal "Masader". Mr. Sadeq Farwana, General Manager of Al-Wasata Company for Securities Exchange, and Mr. Suliman Al Radwan, Deputy Director, in Gaza, attended the prize drawing together with the NDC’s staff of both Gaza and Al-Ram.
Training Youths and School Children on Human Rights (Fifth Group)
Within “ the Training Youths and School Children on Human Rights” project Future Generation Hands Association has conducted training course for the fifth group, financed and supported by Welfare Association and Austrian Development Agency.
Training Youths and School Children on Human Rights (sixth Group)
Future Generation Hands Association with participation and funding of the Welfare Association and Austrian Development Agency holds another training course for the sixth and final group in the first stage , this group includes 21 participants of students and graduates of Al Najah National University from different disciplines , this course comes as a continuation to the series of the training courses to promote the human rights and democracy among youth and schools students .
PCHR submit alternative report to the UN Committee highlighting Israel ’s violations of international law in the oPt
From 22 – 26 November 2010, the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights will examine several States Parties’ reports concerning implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR). Of particular concern are the measures “adopted and the progress made in achieving the observance” and fulfilment of the entire spectrum of economic, social and cultural rights.
in support of the poor fishermen in the Gaza Strip
يوم الخميس 30-9-2010 م - وزّعت جمعية التطوير الزراعي والبيئي في غزة ، عشرة محركات ميكانيكية لقوارب صيد على نحو سبعين من الصيادين الفقراء في مخيم الشاطئ، وذلك ضمن فعاليات مشروع "دعم وتأهيل فقراء الصيادين في مخيم الشاطئ".
DCI and PCATI Demand Investigation in Child Assault Case