Middle East & No. Africa
See also: 2013 briefing note on Business & Human Rights in the Middle East & North Africa
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Rights groups urge Facebook to stop LGBT+ hate speech in Arab countries following the death of activist Sarah Hegazy
Author: Reuters, Ben Barkawi
"Facebook urged to do more to stop LGBT+ hate speech in Arab countries", July 1st 2020...
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Rights groups urge Facebook to stop LGBT+ hate speech in Arab countries following the death of Egyptian activist Sarah Hegazy
LGBTQ+ activists from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) have asked Facebook to take further action against posts that called for gay people to be killed. Campaigners from Egypt, Morocco, Russia, Sudan, Syria and Tunisia have now signed an open...
Factory women workers in Lebanon and Tunisia at the frontline against the spread of coronavirus, divert usual garment and equipment production
In Lebanon and Tunisia, several reports pointed at the role played by women workers in light of the sanitary crisis ....
In January 2020, the International Labour Organization (ILO) and International Organisation for Employers (IOE) jointly released a guidance tool intended to support actors involved in the Middle East construction industry to develop policies and...
Israel & Occupied Palestinian Territories: 100+ civil society signatories call for boycott of Int. Diamond Week in Israel, linking diamond sales to Gaza war crimes
Author: Australian Friends of Palestine Association
"Palestinians appeal to the diamond industry", 30 January 2020...
- Related in-depth areas: Diamond & other precious gemstones
Middle East & N. Africa: Civil society criticises the evaluation of EU Association Agreements and their impact on socio-economic wellbeing in the region
A coalition of civil society organisations in the Middle East and North Africa have published a statement jointly criticising the evaluation study of six Association Agreements (AAs) between the EU and Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco and...
Author: Web-Manager Center
« L’inspection du travail dans les pays arabes est confrontée à des difficultés majeures (Experts) », 20 novembre 2019...
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