News

EU missions condemn Gaza executions

The EU Missions in Jerusalem and Ramallah yesterday issued a statement condemning the execution of three people in Gaza on Saturday.
 
"The EU Missions in Jerusalem and Ramallah recall the EU's firm opposition under all circumstances to the use of capital punishment," the statement said. "The EU considers that abolition of the death penalty contributes to the enhancement of human dignity and the progressive development of human rights. It considers capital punishment to be cruel and inhuman, failing to provide deterrence to criminal behaviour, and representing an unacceptable denial of human dignity and integrity."
 
The statement called on the de facto authorities in Gaza to refrain from carrying out any executions and comply with the de facto moratorium on executions put in place by the Palestinian Authority, "pending abolition of the death penalty in line with the global trend". (ENPI Info Centre)
 
Read more
 
Press release
 
EU Delegation – West Bank and Gaza Strip
 
EU policy on the death penalty
 
 
 

NEWS
Tunisia: looking at the achievements of EU support to justice reform
The Support Programme for Justice Reform (PARJ) has held a meeting in Tunis in...
Lebanon: International Cooperation in Integrated Border Management programme at the centre of a conference
A two-day conference has taken place in Lebanon to address the international...
Morocco: EU ambassador visits EU-funded projects in the east
The Head of the EU Delegation in Morocco, Ambassador Rupert Joy, has been...
FEATURES
A common legal space
The threats to which our societies are confronted do not stop at Europe’s...
A national database of addresses for more efficient justice
Justice suffers from delays in the execution of judgements handed out by the...
PUBLICATIONS
Regional Cooperation in the EU Neighbourhood
  A brochure highlighting the key priorities of regional cooperation in...
Projects in Action: the human face of EU Neigbourhood cooperation
Projects in Action, a magazine produced by the EU Neighbourhood Info Centre is...
EU funding Handbook
A handbook on “European Union Funding for the Neighbourhood and...
LINKS