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Freedom of Association in the mediterranean region, A Threatened Civil Society -2010 annual Review

December 2010 | Publisher: Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Network (EMHRN) | Document type: Annual Reports

Jordan: 1. Please provide detailed information on the status of Palestinians from Gaza in Jordan, their socio-economic circumstances; the discrimination they encounter with respect to employment, access to services and property rights; and the degree of hardship faced by members this group in their day to day lives. 2. Country information suggests that Palestinians from Gaza are allowed to work in the private sector in Jordan. Please provide a realistic assessment of this proposition in the context of Jordan's official and unofficial employment rates; the level of Palestinians' participation in the private (unskilled) work force; their rate of success in finding employment, and information suggesting that between 30% and 60% of Palestinians live below poverty levels in Jordan. 3. What is the extent of assistance provided by UNRWA to Palestinians from Gaza living in Jordan? 4. Are Palestinians from Gaza prevented from obtaining driver's licenses in Jordan? 5. Are Palestinians from Gaza at risk of temporary detention or other forms of mistreatment by the Jordanian authorities due to circumstances arising out of their status, e.g. lack of access to a national ID number? 6. Is there information to suggest that the Jordanian Embassy in Australia has refused to renew temporary Jordanian passports held by Palestinians from Gaza? 7. Has the UAE passed new laws preventing Palestinians and Iraqis, particularly those holding temporary travel documents, from being able to enter the country on work visas?

1 December 2008 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

U.S. Department of State Country Report on Human Rights Practices 2005 - Jordan

8 March 2006 | Publisher: United States Department of State | Document type: Annual Reports

Refugee Appeal Nos. 73952, 73953, 73954, 73955, 73956, 73957 & 73958

26 May 2005 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Arbitrary arrest and detention - Country of origin information (COI) - Discrimination based on race, nationality, ethnicity - Economic, social and cultural rights - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Refugee status determination (RSD) / Asylum procedures - Social group persecution - Statelessness - Statelessness | Countries: Jordan - New Zealand

U.S. Department of State Country Report on Human Rights Practices 2004 - Jordan

28 February 2005 | Publisher: United States Department of State | Document type: Annual Reports

U.S. Department of State Country Report on Human Rights Practices 2003 - Jordan

25 February 2004 | Publisher: United States Department of State | Document type: Annual Reports

U.S. Department of State Country Report on Human Rights Practices 2002 - Jordan

31 March 2003 | Publisher: United States Department of State | Document type: Annual Reports

U.S. Department of State Country Report on Human Rights Practices 2001 - Jordan

4 March 2002 | Publisher: United States Department of State | Document type: Annual Reports

U.S. Department of State Country Report on Human Rights Practices 2000 - Jordan

26 February 2001 | Publisher: United States Department of State | Document type: Annual Reports

UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: Concluding Observations: Jordan

1 September 2000 | Publisher: UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) | Document type: Concluding Observations

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