PCHR Welcomes President Abbas’s Decision to Cancel Lenient Sentences against Persons Committing Crimes for “Maintaining Family Honor”

Ref: 46/2011   The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) welcomes Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’ decision to cancel lenient sentences against persons committing crimes for "maintaining family honor." PCHR hopes that this decision will contribute in detering these crimes. Persons committing these crimes benefited from the impunity...

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On Historic Occasion of the First Review Conference of the International Criminal Court the Palestinian and Israeli Human Rights Organizations Call All States to Uphold Victims’ Rights and Seek Accountability for International Crimes

  Between 31 May and 11 June 2009, the first Review Conference of the Rome Statute is being held in Kampala, Uganda. This historic conference – which will be attended by all States Parties to the International Criminal Court (ICC) – represents the first opportunity...

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On Historic Occasion of the First Review Conference of the International Criminal Court the Palestinian and Israeli Human Rights Organizations Call All States to Uphold Victims’ Rights and Seek Accountability for International Crimes

  Between 31 May and 11 June 2009, the first Review Conference of the Rome Statute is being held in Kampala, Uganda. This historic conference – which will be attended by all States Parties to the International Criminal Court (ICC) – represents the first opportunity...

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