Truth for Jamal Khashoggi is Large-Scale Call for Accountability

Fadi Al-Qadi (October 11, 2018)- Truth is, no solid, proven and decisive facts have been established regarding the fate of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi (today, Thursday the 11th October marks 9 days on his disappearance). Aside that, tons of information are being circulated, exchanged, probably fabricated and disseminated with various intentions (sometimes conflicting). Truth for…

Policies of Consecutive Governments Undermine Independent Civic Action in Jordan 

Jordan is not moving towards broadening the space of independent civic engagement and strengthening its three pillars (freedom of expression, freedom of peaceful assembly and freedom of association) in compliance with international rules and legal standards, to which Jordan has always stated its firm commitment. On the contrary, the current space is shrinking to its…

UN Secretary General Removes Report Concluding Israel Imposes 'Apartheid Regime' on Palestinians– Here's Copy

(RightsCable)- On March 17, UN @ESCWACIU Executive Secretary Rima Khalaf resigned after UN Secretary General rejected report her agency published concluding “Israel impose ‘apartheid regime’ on Palestinians”. SG has asked to remove the report from UN website (consequently the report no longer is available on ESCWA’s website or any other UN sites). Here is a copy…

MENA Rights Advocates: Popular Rejection of Trump’s Decisions in US and World is Evidence of Global Citizens’ Choice of Justice and Human Rights

Human rights advocates in Middle East and North Africa salute mass popular mobilization against recent decisions made by new US President Donald Trump, including decision to ban entry of refugees to the US. We also salute faithful positions made by few pillars of the justice system to reject and object to these decisions. Trump’s decisions…

Children in the Arab world: fleeing war, barely surviving, and not entirely living. The Right to life from a children’s rights perspective

Uprooted from their homes, fleeing war zones, constantly on the move, often unaccompanied or separated from their families, killed and targeted indiscriminately — these are some of the many situations children from war affected countries in the Arab World are faced with. And instead of finding safety at their displaced or refugee communities, children are…

Court in Egypt Froze Assets of NGO She Leads | Who is Mozn Hassan and How Much of Threat She is to Egypt National Security

  Court in Egypt Froze Assets of NGO She Leads Who is Mozn Hassan and How Much of Threat She is to Egypt National Security! [Content Courtesy of THE RIGHT LIVELIHOOD Award | LINK] [Photo courtesy of Mostafa Mohie via THE RIGHT LIVELIHOOD Award | LINK] Mozn Hassan / Nazra for Feminist Studies Mozn Hassan is an Egyptian…

To Uphold Rule of Law in Jordan, Executive Authority Must Cease Infringing upon Law or Operate Outside its Boundaries

Policy Paper (Original Arabic can be found here) To Uphold Rule of Law in Jordan, Executive Authority Must Cease Infringing upon Law or Operate Outside its Boundaries Introduction 1.1. The sixth discussion paper released by King Abdullah II on 16 October 2016 has sent a critical message to the state apparatus and governance institutions, indicating…