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Pope Tawāḍrūs II called on his followers everywhere to plan on participating in prayers during the holiday season through their screens in order for the oneness of heart and soul to be firmly rooted within all of them.  He also called on them to pray for Egypt and the president. 
ʿAbd al-Ghaffār Shukr, Vice Chairman of the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR), and member Muḥammad Zāriʿ offered their resignation while six others threatened to quit in objection against attempts to “ikhwānize” it.
Meanwhile, the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) expressed “grave concern” over the continued disappearance of Sarah Ishaq ‘Abd al-Malik, a 14-year-old Christian girl, and called on the prosecution to bring the child back to her parents who affirmed that the girl is a devout Christian...
The National Council for Human Rights also denounced the displacement of some Coptic citizens of Rafah, North Sinai, upon threats by “outlaws jeopardizing order and the state itself and clashing with the values and principles of human rights”.
During the opening of the annual forum of NGOs organized by the Egyptian National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) on Tuesday, the NCHR’s President Muḥammad Fāʾiq said that there can be no democracy without an active civil society to put the constitution into effect, adding that the NCHR is focusing...
The Egyptian Organization For Human Rights (EOHR) showed concern on the ongoing curtail policy practiced against human rights activists, the latest being the arrest of Nāsser Amīn who was on his way to Geneva, Switzerland. Airport security authorities detained the activist for more than four hours...
Andalus Institute For Tolerance and Anti-Violence Studies (AITAS) denounced on Monday what it described 'inflammatory actions' of Egyptian authorities to clamp down human rights organizations and silence those who defend these rights.
Egyptian human rights defenders said that statements made by President `Abd al-Fattāh al-Sisi on human rights and the West's concern on freedom during his television interview yesterday with media anchor Osāma Kamāl might be misunderstood as justification for the violations committed by Egyptian...
National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) demanded that the members of the constituent assembly should be elected from outside parliament to avoid conflict of interests.
The Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS) handed over a memo to the president of the People's Assembly about the constitution panel. CIHRS said that the members of the constituent assembly should be outside parliament in order to protect the constitution's legitimacy.

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