Elections and the Right of Citizens to Choose their Representatives

2016-09-03

Hebron

Human Rights Defenders / West Bank

A workshop under the title of “Elections and the Right of Citizens to Choose their Representatives” was conducted by MUSAWA and the Palestinian Human Rights Defenders (PHRDs) Network in the village of Raboud in Hebron. The workshop was held at Raboud’s Youth Center, and it was attended by 28 participants, 17 of whom were females. Community activist Haya Abu-Mukaddam, a member of the PHRDs Network, presented the topics of the discussion, which are relevant to the elections, democracy, electoral rolls, the voting process, the penalty for buying votes, and the distribution of ...

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7 Trainings Conducted in Court-Monitoring and Receiving Complaints

2016-09-01

West Bank & Gaza

West Bank / Gaza

In August, MUSAWA conducted 7 trainings in the West Bank and Gaza, two of which were implemented in Ramallah, one in Bethlehem, one in Nablus, two in Gaza, and another one in the south of Gaza (Rafah and Khan Yunis). These trainings come as part of the UNDP-supported training program for monitoring the courts and receiving complaints. The main purpose of the trainings was to strengthen the capacities of the participants in relation to the monitoring process and the mechanisms for receiving and following-up complaints. The participants included a number of the Lawyers for the Rule of Law Groups (friends of MUSAWA) and other lawyers; a tot...

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The Right to Vote and Be Elected

2016-08-30

Tulqarm

Human Rights Defenders / West Bank

A workshop under the title “The Right to Vote and Be Elected” was conducted by MUSAWA and the Palestinian Human Rights Defenders Network (PHRDs) at the headquarters of the General Union of Palestinian Women. 18 women attended the workshop.   During the workshop, lawyers Saja Sa’d and Israa’ Salameh, both members of the PHRDs Network, delivered information on several legal, social and cultural concepts related to voting and being elected, in addition to presenting other data relevant to the subject matter.

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