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Israel: Reverse Designation of Rights Organizations as Terrorists

Israel’s designation of six Palestinian human rights NGOs as “terrorist organizations” is a cynical assault on independent civil society and on the exercise of the rights to freedom of expression and association in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT), the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) said today. (more…)

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EU: counter-terrorism laws must comply with human rights obligations

Four years after the EU Directive on Combating Terrorism came into force, more effort is needed to ensure it is implemented in accordance with human rights law obligations, Amnesty International, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), the European Centre for Not-for-Profit Law (ECNL) and the European Network against […]

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