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Euro-Med slams Israeli attempts to spread corona in Palestinian areas

The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor has strongly denounced the Israeli occupation forces for continuing to storm Palestinian cities, assaulting the civilian population without taking any preventive measures and completely ignoring the dangers such behavior might cause in light of the spread of coronavirus in Israel. According to the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor 207 Israeli incursions …


Euro-Med: Israeli judiciary legitimizes seizure of Palestinian property

The Israeli authorities continued its violations of the rights of the Palestinian population in Jerusalem in September, in line with the Israeli official political policies, and in light of international silence towards repeated violations in the city that pave the way for war crimes and ethnic cleansing, according to the Geneva-based Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor …


Euro-Med’s chairman at Brazilian Parliament: Israel’s violations constitute ethnic cleansing

The Israeli authorities continue to demolish Palestinian homes and institutions, target families, arrest and intimidate children in Jerusalem as part of a systematic policy of forcible displacement of Palestinians, the Chairman of the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor (Euro-Med) Ramy Abdu said. “Despite the UN Security Council adoption of Resolution 2334 in late December 2016, which …


Euro-Med, IRDG address HRC over forced disappearance of Palestinians

The Euro-Mediterranean Human Right Monitor and the International Institute for Rights and Development – Geneva (IRDG) have expressed their deep concern over the Saudi authorities’ illegal detention of dozens of Palestinians and cases of forced disappearance. This came in a joint statement by Euro-Med and IRDG read during the 42nd ordinary session of the Human …


Euro-Med urges Switzerland not to yield to Israeli pressure

The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor called on the Swiss federal parliament not to bow to Israeli pressure to suspend Swiss criminal legislation authorizing the country’s courts to prosecute Israeli politicians and military figures involved in war crimes against Palestinians. The Euro-Med said in a statement that it views the visit with a great concern the …


Euro-Med criticizes Switzerland, the Netherlands for suspending UNRWA funding

The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights today criticized Switzerland and the Netherlands’ decision to suspend their support for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). The decision came after the leaking of a report on corruption in the UN organization. “Those most likely to lose out are hundreds of …


Euro-Med warns of catastrophic living conditions in Gaza

The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor condemned in the strongest terms the Israeli aerial and artillery shelling of the Gaza Strip, which claimed the lives of 25 Palestinians. Sarah Pritchett, the spokeswoman of the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor, said “The Israeli leadership has once again demonstrated its policy of using excessive force against 2 million civilians.” …


Euro-Med reports Israeli violations against Palestinians in Jerusalem

A new report documenting Israeli human rights violations of Palestinian rights in Jerusalem was issued, on Tuesday, by the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor. The Euro-Med report, entitled “Strangers in their Land: Human Rights Violations in the Holy City,” covers cases of home raids, searches, demolitions, travel bans, expulsions and other violations during March 2019. The …


Euro-Med to EU: Stop funds for project serving Israeli settlements

The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor (Euro-Med) sent an urgent letter to the European Union’s European Commission regarding their participation in funding EuroAsia Interconnector, a power transmission project aiming to build the infrastructure necessary to link energy sources between Israel, Cyprus, and Greece. The project, expected to be implemented in June 2019 with an estimated budget …