Upcoming event: Collective punishment in Gaza, 13 years of illegal closure with impunity

Medical aid for Palestinians (MAP) invites you to a panel discussion, Collective punishment in Gaza, 13 years of illegal closure with impunity, that we are speaking at on Wednesday 15 July.

Watch the event

15 July 2020, 3-4.15pm UK time

The event will follow the release of the report on collective punishment of Michael Lynk, the UN Special Rapporteur for Human Rights in the occupied Palestinian territory, to the 44th UN Human Rights Council.

MAP joins Adalah, Al Mezan Center for Human Rights, Al Haq, the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights and the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies to discuss the collective punishment of 2 million people in Gaza carried out with impunity over 13 years. MAP’s Director of Advocacy and Campaigns, Neil Sammonds, will describe the impact of the closure on Gaza patients’ health as well as on its health sector.

  • Professor Shane Darcy, Irish Centre for Human Rights, School of Law, National University of Ireland
  • Nuriya Oswald, International Legal and Advocacy Director, Al Mezan Centee for Human Rights
  • Neil Sammonds, Advocacy and Campaigns Director, Medical Aid for Palestinians
  • Basel Alsourani, Legal Researcher, Palestinian Centre for Human Rights
  • Advocate Soheir Asaad, International Advocacy Coordinator, Adalah
  • Rania Muhareb, Legal Researcher and Advocacy Officer, Al Haq
  • Moderator: Elizabeth Rghebi, Levant Researcher, Cairo Institute for Human Rights

Follow a livestream on Facebook

The event can be watched via a livestream on Facebook which is being hosted by our partners Al Haq (@alhaqorganisation), in partnership with MAP. 

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We hope to see you on Wednesday!


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