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ESCR-Net - International Network for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights connects over 280 NGOs, social movements and advocates across more than 75 countries to build a global movement to make human rights and social justice a reality for all. We are proud to count among our members Al-Haq and...

Over the last few months, Israeli courts have upheld unjust “eviction” orders contrary to international law to forcibly displace Palestinian families from their homes in Sheikh Jarrah and Silwan, in occupied East Jerusalem, in order to transfer Israeli settlers therein. In response, Palestinian...

In the face of potential COVID-19 outbreak in the Gaza Strip, Israel is obliged to take measures to save lives, permitting the entry of medical equipment and supplies, to meet patients’ needs:
>> http://mezan.org/en/post/23701

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Addameer and Al-Haq Send Appeal to UN Special Procedures on the Situation of Palestinian Prisoners in Israeli Prisons amidst Concerns over COVID-19 Exposure.

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Arab Joint List, Adalah turn again to Supreme Court, demanding halt to Shin Bet’s invasive surveillance of citizens in struggle against coronavirus:
>> https://www.adalah.org/en/content/view/9957

Israel fails to...

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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