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
Future Generation Hands Association continues its Program "Palestinian-Palestinian meetings"
Future Generation Hands Association continue its program (Palestinian Palestinian meetings by held the third meeting with the participation of 8 participants from FGHA -Nablus and 8 from Oasis of Peace - Jerusalem. This meeting was held on 25-26 july 2010. under the guidance of the supervisors from two institutions the participants introduced themselves in terms of personal, social and political and variety dialogues and discussions took place among participants About political, social and outstanding territorial issues.
Training Youths and School Children on Human Rights (Third Group)
Future Generation Hands Association has held a training course for the third group of the project of "Training Youths and School Children on Human Rights", financed and supported by Welfare Association and Austrian Development Agency with the participation of 15 students from An-Najah National University-Faculty of Law. This training course aimed to raise and enhance the level of awareness of the culture and concepts of human rights and democracy among Palestinian youths.
The High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy of the European Union Visits Atfaluna Society
The High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy of the European Union and First-Vice-President of the European Commission Baroness Ashton visits Atfaluna Society for Deaf Children and holds a meeting with representatives of the civil society and private sector in the main hall of the organization.
TRC jointly with the UN High Commissioner Office for Human Rights, organize its Annual conference
About 400 participants attended the International conference titled “monitoring torture, towards an efficient national plan”, which was organized by TRC in partnership with the UN high commissioner office for human rights in the Palestinian territories in the Red Crescent Society hall in al Bireh city on the 30th of June 2010 to Commemorate the UN International day in Support of Victims of Torture “26th of June”.
MADA: The occupation forces detained 3 journalists in Bil’in
The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) strongly condemns the detention of the photographers of: Associated press Nasser Al-Shuokhi, Chinese Agency Fadi Aruri, European Agency Atef Safadi, by the Israeli occupation forces. The accident took place while the photographers were covering Bili’n weekly march, today noon 11 June 2010, near the city of Ramallah.
Al-Haq Condemns Recent Attacks on Civil Society Organizations in the Gaza Strip
In a joint press conference held with the Palestinian Non-Governmental Organization Network (PNGO) on 24 May 2010, Al-Haq’s director, Shawan Jabarin condemned two recent attacks on civil society organizations in Gaza. The incidents constitute serious violations of Palestinians’ human rights and highlight an alarming trend with respect to the growing atmosphere of intolerance and incitement perpetuated by extremist religious groups in the Occupied Palestinian Territory.