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Maat Foundation for Peace, Development and Human Rights, Partners for Transparency, and the International Alliance for Peace and Development are all participating in a joint mission to the 42nd session of the Human Rights Council, which will take place at the United Nations offices in Geneva from...
Egyptian human rights activists circulated news this Sunday that the detainee ʿĀʾisha al-Shāṭir, daughter of the Muslim Brotherhood leader Khayrat al-Shāṭir, was transferred to prison hospital after her health deteriorated due to her hunger strike, which is approaching its third consecutive week.
Eight years have passed since the 2011 revolution that succeeded in toppling former Egyptian president Ḥusnī Mubārak, but intense debate has recently broken out concerning the fate of individuals widely considered at the time to be ‘icons’ of the uprising following a series of videos recently...
Ayman Naṣrī, head of the Arab- European Forum for Dialogue and Human Rights in Geneva, has given his sincere condolences to families of the victims of the terrorist attack that took place in front of the National Cancer Institute.  He expressed his condemnation of the attack, which resulted in the...
Nine Egyptian human rights organizations including Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS), al-Nadīm Center, Egyptian Front for Human Rights (EFHR), Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms (ECRF), and the Egyptian Center for Economic and Social Rights (ECESR) have condemned coercive...
The Egyptian Front for Human Rights, an Egyptian civil society organisation, has condemned an increase in deaths resulting from deliberate medical negligence and degrading conditions in places of custody, which have recently led to the death of the defedant ʿUmar ʿĀdil aged 29 years old. According...
Hannah Forster, Director of the African Center for Democracy and Human Rights Studies and Coordinator of the NGO Forum of the African Union,Fāṭima al-Zahrāʾ of the National Council for Human Rights (Morocco), and Najī Mawlāy, Coordinator of the North African NGO Coalition, visited the NCW...
The State Information Service (SIS) has launched an electronic platform in three languages (Arabic, English and French), which includes a comprehensive database of local, regional and international reports on all issues related to human rights. Head of the Syndicate of Journalists and Chairman of...
The routine of Egyptian blogger and political dissident ʿAlāʾ ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ, consists of being released from prison in the morning only to return at the end of the day. ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ, was released from prison last March but will be subjected to severe surveillance by the state for the next five...
Civil society institutions adopt goals and roles related to strengthening national identity, loyalty and raising the level of popular participation in political and social life. It is impossible to build a democratic society without civil society institutions. They come at the top of the list...

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