Files: Counter-terrorism &Human rights

Press Release10 Dec 2015

On Human Rights Day, the undersigned organizations condemn increasing violations by the Ministry of Interior in a manner that indicates they have been given free reign to abuse citizens using extralegal practices such as torture, enforced disappearance

1 Sep 2015

The commentary describes the law as another blow to the constitution that erodes the rule of law and establishes an undeclared state of emergency on the pretext of protecting society and national unity and prohibiting the dissemination of ideas advocating violence. The CIHRS and EIPR say that current security, legislative, and judicial policies exacerbate acts of political vengeance and terrorism instead of containing them; indeed they are part of the problem, not the solution.