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Libya|Open letter to the Libyan state: support a mechanism to determine individual accountability for violations in Libya

In African Commission for Human and Peoples' Rights, Arab Countries, International Advocacy Program, Media Unite, Statements and Reports by CIHRS

We urge Libya to accept through the HRC an international investigative mechanism for Libya, to deter further horrific human rights violations of hundreds of thousands of Libyans as well as migrants and refugees and stop ongoing human rights abuses by armed groups and militias. Such mechanism would need the sufficient resources to be able to determine the facts and circumstances of violations and abuses across Libya and identify individual perpetrators and chain of command.

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New Report | Freedom of Association in Morocco: Legal Loopholes and Security Practices

In Arab Countries, CIHRS Publications, International Advocacy Program, Media Unite, Statements and Reports, Thematic Reports, Uncategorized by CIHRS

Freedom of association in Morocco witnessed relative improvement in 2016–2017. Yet the continued application of outdated laws governing civic activities forebodes a reinstatement of numerous arbitrary administrative and security practices …

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Bahey eldin Hassan meets with UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Arab Governments Must Support the UN in Regions Most Afflicted by Repression, Terrorism, and Warfare

In Arab Countries, Egypt /Road Map Program, Media Unite, Statements and Position Papers, Statements and Reports, Sudan by CIHRS

On Wednesday September 13th, the director of the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS) Bahey eldin Hassan met with the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad …