Israel Demolishes Record Number of Palestinian Structures
The Israeli government’s habit of disregarding Palestinians human rights and the steady erosion of any semblance of respect for international law are evident once more. Almost an entire Bedouin village in the northern Jordan Valley of the occupied West Bank was demolished by the Israeli army on Tuesday 3 November.
Protests in the MENA Region – The Ongoing Uprising
In 2019, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region was stirred by a staggering amount of anti-government protests with hundreds of thousands taking to the streets in Algeria, Lebanon and Iraq, demanding political transformation and denouncing their government’s rampant corruption and intolerance towards freedom of expression. Despite brutal crackdowns from security forces and government lockdowns to help curb the spread of the COVID-19 virus, one year on, protesters are still gathering in large numbers demanding the very same thing.
NGOs Call on the Ladies European Tour Community to #StandWithSaudiHeroes
19 NGOs are asking the Ladies European Tour community to reconsider their participation in the women’s golf tournament hosted by Saudi Arabia, and stand with Saudi heroes by denouncing the human rights violations against women in the Kingdom.
The Climate Change Crisis is a Human Rights Crisis
The planet is heating up. Droughts, wildfires, insect outbreaks, coastal erosion, species extinction and a decline in water, health, energy and agricultural resources are all connected to the current climate change crisis. Millions of people are already being impacted by the effects of climate change and many more will continue to suffer and die if world leaders and governments idly address the issue and allow big corporations to remain unaccountable for their contribution to the crisis.