The Right to Vote and to Be Elected



Human Rights Defenders / West Bank

A workshop about “The Right to Vote and to Be Elected” was carried-out by MUSAWA, in cooperation with the Palestinian Human Rights Defenders (PHRDs) Network and Aqraba’s municipality in Nablus. The workshop was held in Akraba, and it was attended by 18 male youngsters who live in the village. Mainly, the workshop aimed at spreading the culture of human rights in marginalized areas, introducing the community to the role and objectives of the PHRDs Network to help expand the network by adding new individuals and organizations to its membership, raising legal awareness among c...


The Right of a Female Employee to Accompany her Diplomat Husband



West Bank

Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Riyad Al-Malki, MUSAWA – The Palestinian Center for the Independence of the Judiciary and the Legal Profession would like to extend its greetings and inform you that, on 28/06/2016, MUSAWA received a written complaint from Mr. Bassam Al-Qawasmi, a diplomat in the Embassy of Palestine in Tunis, stating that his requests to your Excellency regarding assigning his wife by the Ministry of Education to accompany him during his work and to continue paying her salary were denied. In his complaint, ...


Second Central Meeting for Coordinators of Palestinian Human Rights Defenders Network


Ramallah & Gaza

Human Rights Defenders / West Bank / Gaza / Announcement

The second central meeting for the Palestinian Human Right Defenders (PHRDs) Network’s coordinators in the West Bank and Gaza was held by MUSAWA, in cooperation with the Network, for the purpose of reviewing its rules of procedure, enhancing participation and democracy in the work in order to activate the role of the PHRDs Network and contribute to its goals, and agreeing on a mechanism for the Network’s members to carry-out activities in the upcoming period. The meeting was held at MUSAWA’s Ramallah Office (Gaza’s office was present through video conference), and was attended by 14 members, 8 of whom were females...



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