The establishment of the first union for the female domestic workers in Jordan

The domestic workers in Jordan established their own union, on March 01st, to defend their financial and moral rights, with the support of the Arab Trade Union Confederation and the Arab Center for the Support of Migrant Workers of the Arab Trade Union Confederation.

Les droits des femmes doivent figurer en tête de l’agenda des dirigeants politiques

EuroMed Rights*  is extremely worried about the constitutional amendments currently being examined by the Egyptian Parliament that could allow President A.F. al-Sisi to stay in power until 2034.

5th EU Migration Forum : SOLIDAR called for a stronger recognition of the role of civil society

The leaders of the EU and the Arab League gathered in a first-ever summit on 24 and 25 February in Sharm El-Sheik, Egypt.

Appel du HCR pour une aide urgente en faveur des réfugiés en Égypte

Support for refugees in Egypt is under severe pressure due to increased arrivals and inadequate resources, warned UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, on February 28.

UN Independent Commission of Inquiry’s report accusing Israel of possible war crimes against Gaza

In a report published on February 28th, UN investigators stressed a disproportionate use of lethal force against Palestinian protesters along the border and conclude that the Israeli response to protests in Palestinians in Gaza last year is akin to "war crimes or crimes against humanity".

Algeria massive demonstrations against Bouteflika's bid for fifth term

Massive demonstrations are increasing in Algeria to protest President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's announcement on February 10th to stand in presidential election scheduled to be held on April 18th, 2019.

Europeans divided over the return of jihadists from Syria

US President Donald Trump's demand that European countries take back their citizens fighting in Syria is receiving a mixed reaction as nations ponder how to bring home-grown members of the Islamic State (IS) group to trial.

Migrations vers l’Europe nouvelle baisse enregistrée en 2018

According to the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (also known as Frontex)'s new report, member States reported 150 000 illegal border-crossings along the EU’s external borders,

Algeria: The authorities put a strain on CSOs .

Administrative blockages, seizure of bank accounts, prohibition of activities, pressure on employees, threats of dissolution ... Algerian CSOs denounce the new obstacles of Algerian authorities to prevent civil society from functioning.

In Kerker (Tunisia) citizens fight against the pollution of an Italian factory

The Tunisian Forum for Economic and Social Rights (FTDES) denounces the authorization granted by the Tunisian Ministry of Industry to reopen an Italian olive-pomace factory, closed in 2016 for environmental pollution and deterioration of the living conditions of t

5th EU Migration Forum : SOLIDAR called for a stronger recognition of the role of civil society

The Social Rights Monitor (SRM) is a tool developed by SOLIDAR members and partners to allow partner organizations and allies based in the country to assess the situations in terms of social protection, decent work and an enabling environment and track the progress made since the implementation o

Demonstrations in Europe to support the rescue of migrants in the Mediterranean :

Various European cities witnessed on Saturday thousands of civilian activists and sympathizers of victims of clandestine immigration protested for support for rescuing migrants from drowning in the Mediterranean as they try to reach Europe.