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Israeli crackdown on Palestinian CSOs, including Union of Palestinian Women’s Committees

18 Aug 2022

On 18 August, Israeli forces raided and closed seven Palestinian organisations, including the Union of Palestinian Women’s Committees (UPWC), in a continuation of the crackdown against Palestinian civil society. UPWC was among the six Palestinian CSOs designated as ‘terrorist organisations’ in October 2021.

see EuroMed Rights, FIDH

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