In November 2015, the Israeli government outlawed the northern branch of the Islamic Movement in the country, using British Mandate-era “Emergency Regulations” to do so. Following this decision, a number of organisations deemed to be affiliated with the group were closed and their premises were raided by the Israeli authorities.
Reports and Publications
Islamic Movement institutions banned by Israel
- 19 January 2016
- Meezaan Organisation for Human Rights
The graveyard: An inside look into Alaqrab Prison
- 20 December 2015
- Haitham Ghoneim
IMAGES & VIDEOS
On Thursday December 10th 2015, one of my friends responsible for human rights situation inside Egypt sent me an alarming message describing the violations occurred in the Egyptian infamous Aqrab (Scorpion) prison. These violations, which were taking place specifically in the H4 section Wing 4 at Tuesday and Wednesday 8th and 9th of December, involved torture ceremonies lasted for two days, resulted in many injuries between the political prisoners, and accounted for bones fractures as well as sexual abuse.
Palestinians and Jordanian citizenship
- 09 December 2015
- Sawsan Ramahi
The ethnic origins of those living in Jordan are many and contrasting. The current ruling royal family are “Hashemite” descendants of the Sharifs of Makkah and the Hijaz, while the vast majority of those living in Jordan are Arabs from various other backgrounds, some of which come from the Levant (Bilad Ash-Sham) and the Arabian Peninsula.