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updated Sat. September 10, 2022

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AMMAN — A publication by Human Rights Watch (HRW) has claimed that the campaign recently launched by the Ministry of Interior in collaboration with the UN High Commissioner Refugee Agency (UNHCR) in Jordan will hinder Syrians who decide to regularise their status in their access to healthcare ...

The summit will see participants engaged in dialogue on means of protecting children from human rights abuse, creating safe environment and social integration for refugees in host countries. Participants will work together to priorities the world's children in their spheres of influence, said organizers, ...
More than 650,000 Syrian refugees are registered with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Jordan while Amman says the kingdom is hosting more than one million refugees from Syria. Funds provided by international donors for Syrian refugee medical care in Jordan met only 66 percent ...
He said that consultations and meetings with stakeholders are ongoing in order to produce a Jordanian national report that suits the Kingdom's leading role in the field of human rights, citing a meeting scheduled on Sunday regarding Jordan's UPR report. The meeting will study the content of the report and ...
Jordanian lawyers are boycotting the kingdom's State Security Court in protest against the arrest of activists who took part in ongoing demonstrations ... of arrested activists, an official at the government-funded National Center for Human Rights told Al-Monitor that five or six protesters are still detained.
Consultations are a Jordanian commitment to comply with directives of His Majesty the King, who instructed all authorities to give human rights network priority and attention, and the gov't to follow up implementation of a comprehensive national human rights plan within a consultative approach.
Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, has lambasted the United States for its border detention policies, and its ... Jordanian law criminalizes speech deemed critical of the king, foreign countries, government officials and institutions, as well as Islam and speech ...
Jordan, speaking on behalf of the Arab Group, said members of the Arab Group had committed themselves to the promotion of human rights, ... Timor Leste, speaking on behalf of a group of countries, were deeply concerned about the Saharawi people who lived under occupation in the Kingdom of ...
AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Tuesday reiterated Jordan's “unaltered stand” in defence of the resilience of Jerusalem churches through ... that focusing on Jerusalem as a topic for interfaith, human rights or security dialogue should not to be at the expense of the just cause of establishing East ...
The UN Human Rights Council passed five more anti-Israel resolutions last week. This was not a great ... Voting against this resolution were Australia, Belgium, Croatia, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, Panama, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Togo, Ukraine, United Kingdom, and the United States. Abstaining were ...


 

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