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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...
The security authorities are waiting for the end of ʿĪd al-Fiṭr to execute 17 civilians involved in bombing attacks on three Coptic Christian churches (St. Peter and Paul Orthodox Church in Cairo, St. George Coptic Orthodox Church in Tanta and the St. Mark Orthodox Church in Alexandria), in case No...
The death of Muḥammad  Mursī, Egypt’s first elected president since the 2011 revolution, on June 17 sparked a wave of controversy and conflicting truths between human rights organizations and Egyptian media. Mursī died in court in Cairo where he was on trial facing charges of espionage.
The Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS) – an Egyptian civil society organization – and 11 NGO’s organized a public briefing in the headquarters of the US Senate in Washington on the 9th of April, the same day President ‘Abd Al-Fattāḥ Al-Sīsī visited the White House to meet President...
The Ministry of Internal Affairs organized a training session for human rights officers of the Giza Security Directorate. The training was given by sign language experts in order to ease communication with those who are deaf or hard of hearing during investigations. The participating officers were...

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