News - Category 'Violent violations of human rights'

15/7/2017A statement for immediate releaseIssued by Human Rights and Democracy Media Center ‘SHAMS”On ratifying death penalty upon four citizens within two days by the Military Court and the Court of Appeal.“SHAMS” strongly condemns the sentence issued by the Court of Appeal in Gaza Strip on 12/7/2017 to approve death sentence issued ... Read the rest...

During the Special Session of the Lebanese House of Representatives on 16 June 2017, a group of Lebanese activists moved to demonstrate peacefully near the Lebanese Parliament against the so-called extension of the term of the parliament without democratic elections demanding their right to democratic elections as guaranteed by the Lebanese ... Read the rest...

June 26, 2017The death of Otto Warmbier, a 22-year-old student from Ohio imprisoned in North Korea since last year, should be a wake-up call to the international community. Warmbier, who was arrested in January 2016 after attempting to remove a political banner from his hotel, was subject to a show trial and sentenced to 15 years forced ... Read the rest...