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The announcement made by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, which stated that the US will no longer consider Israeli settlements in the West Bank illegal under international law, was denounced by human rights defenders across the world, including ESCR-Net members.

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Last week ESCR-Net members called on UN High Commissioner of Human Rights Michelle Bachelet to publicly release the UN...

ESCR-Net has elected a new board for the period 2019-2021. The elections ran from 13–30 November, featured 24 candidates and elicited 141 votes from the network’s organizational members, resulting in the election of:

  • Maha Abdallah (Al
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Over the past year, ESCR-Net members have begun a global discussion about how to advance economic, social and cultural rights (ESCR) in situations of conflict and occupation and in post-conflict transitions. A first round of online discussions was held between December 2017 and January

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Al Mezan Center for Human Rights condemned the recent killing of one fisherman and detention of others working off Gaza’s coast, stressing that the silence and lack of action by the international community has...

The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel – Adalah has sent a letter to Israeli authorities responsible for the central bus station in Tel Aviv to demand an...

The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders (OBS), a joint program between ESCR-Net members International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and ...

Oxfam and International Alert launched a multi-country report on gender justice during fragility and conflict. The report examines the impact of fragility...