Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Press conference tomorrow: harassment faced by human rights defenders in #Lebanon

The hereinafter mentioned organizations are organizing a joint press
conference regarding the recent harassment faced by human rights
defenders, namely the recent brief detention of Saadeddine Shatila,
legal researcher in Lebanon for Alkarama for Human Rights. Most recent
cases will be briefly presented, along with the concerns and
recommendations raised by the Organizations.

Location: Press Syndicate, Beirut.
Date & Time: Thursday 04/08/2011 at 11:00 a.m.

The NGOs:
- Alkarama Foundation (ALK)
- Centre Libanais pour les droits de l'homme (CLDH)
- Palestianin Human Rights organizations (PHRO)
- Human Rights Watch (HRW)
- Restart Rehabilition Center of the victims of Torture (Restart)
- Association Libanaise pour l'education et la Formation (ALEF-Act for
Human Rights )
- Palestinain asscoiation for Human Rights (witness)
- Association Justice et Misericorde (AJEM)
- Amnesty International (AI)

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