Entries by Defender Center

Libyan human rights organizations condemn the forced eviction of Tawerghans and call on the Libyan authorities for a permanent solution

Libyan human rights organizations condemn the forced eviction of Tawerghans and call on the Libyan authorities for a permanent solution that ends their suffering and includes reparation and accountability for the violations committed against them Press release The undersigned Libyan human rights organizations express their strong condemnation and denunciation of the forced eviction operation carried […]

Press release : Libya – Twenty one human rights organizations and 57 Libyan public figures call on the authorities to lift the arbitrary restrictions imposed by the Civil Society Commission on civil associations

Members of the House of Representatives, the Constituent Assembly for the Drafting of the Constitution, the Forum for Political Dialogue, the State Council, former ministers, academics, writers, media professionals, lawyers, human rights defenders, and activists join Libyan human rights organizations in calling on the authorities to lift the arbitrary restrictions imposed by the Civil Society […]

ID with Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967

  Joint oral intervention  Item 7 – ID with Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967 24 March 2022 Delivered by: Elizabeth Rghebi (video 01:18:54)   Our organizations welcome the historic report by the Special Rapporteur, which concludes that Israeli authorities are committing the crime of apartheid. […]

Open Letter: Social media companies must take urgent action to protect Libyan human rights defenders

Respected Chairpersons and Staff at Facebook, Twitter and Telegram, Front Line Defenders, an international human right organisation which works to provide hands-on practical support to human rights defenders at risk through its digital protection program, and the undersigned Libyan, regional and international civil society organisations urge you to take immediate action to help end an […]

Human rights defenders are not society’s opponents. Libyan authorities should respect human rights and release arbitrarily detained activists

Press release March 22, 2022 The Libyan human rights organizations signatory to this statement (In addition to 15 Libyan Human Rights groups are afraid of revealing their names for security reasons) express their deep concern about the systematic campaign launched by some security services in Libya against human rights defenders, which included, during the recent […]

CHRDA & 95 organizations : Appeal to the Italian Government, to UNHCR and IOM for the immediate withdrawal of the Italy-Libya Memorandum

February 2, 2022 Immediate withdrawal of the Italy-Libya Memorandum Civil society appeal  to the Italian government, UNHCR and IOM On February 2, 2022, the day of the fifth anniversary of the Memorandum, ASGI together with several dozens of Italian, Libyan, African and European organisations publishes a document analysing and denouncing the effects of the Memorandum […]

The Center for Human Rights Defender RECRUIT « Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator »

Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator Department:  Program Development Unit Location: Tunisia STARTING DATE February 2022 organization background Center for Human Rights Defenders Association (CHRDA) Is an independent non-governmental organization registered and founded in France in 2016. CHRDA aims to promote the rights of Human Rights Defenders and vulnerable populations, analyze the difficulties facing the application of […]

Press Release & Annual Report : CHRDA releases its annual report

A year of missed opportunities – Digital Copy Defender Center for Human Rights said today in its report “The Year of Missed Opportunities: A Briefing of the Human Rights Situation in Libya in 2021” that the Libyan authorities missed many opportunities during the current year that would have strengthened human rights and empowered human rights […]

Libya: Authorities must roll back repressive regulation on civil society and support new legal framework 

  On Wednesday 3 November, the Libya Platform, the Libyan Women’s Platform for Peace (LWPP) and the Defender Center for Human Rights (DCHR), supported by the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS), hosted an event titled, “Freedom of Association: An Essential Guarantee for the Success of the Libyan Political Transition”. The event shed light […]

Human rights organizations call on Libyan authorities to rescind the new cybercrime law

  The undersigned organizations call upon Libyan authorities to rescind the cybercrime law recently adopted by the Libyan House of Representatives. The law would severely restrict freedom of expression,  curtail press freedom, and legalize mass surveillance of speech online. Additionally, the law allows for warrantless blocking of websites and content. During the plenary session held […]