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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 Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS), confirmed that Law No. 10 of 1914, which is still in force with the Demonstration Law since November 2013, had been repealed since January 1928, over 89 years ago upon a consensus in the Egyptian Parliament back then.
The Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies expressed its deep regret at the recent remarks released by Dr. Ahmad al-Tayeb, which waste a basic freedom - that of religious freedom - and which aid and nourish extremist thinking and preaching. In its statement, the Institute called on Al-Tayeb to...
Najād al-Barʿī: “Civil society in Egypt is suffering from attempts to crush it”  Lawyer Najād al-Barʿī head of the Lawyers and Legal Consultants United Group, said that civil society is threatened by attempts to crush it. He pointed to the attempts of striking human rights activists, citing the...
The author says that the Azhar remained silent and neither denied nor confirmed whether Camellia converted to Islam or not and neither did the church. Bahiyy al-Dīn Husīn, general manager of the Cairo Center for Human Rights Studies, argues that there exist a secret agreement between the religious...
The Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies [CIHRS] has sent an appeal to the president of the republic and the speakers of both houses of Parliament called to amend Article Two of the Constitution that states that Islam is the religion of the state and Islamic sharīʿā is the main source of...
The article discusses the questions surrounding article two of the Constitution, and who has the authority to call for its amendment. The author wonders who has the right to speak on behalf of the Copts.
Several human rights activists accused the second article of the Egyptian Constitution of flouting the non-Muslims rights at a symposium held by Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies on ’ the plight of the freedom of belief in Egypt.’
Egyptian papers run dozens of articles on a variety of subjects directly or indirectly related to the Muslim Brotherhood’s military-style rally at Azhar University’s campus. Analysts and commentators saw the Brotherhood’s military-style protest from various, but still close, perspectives, with...
Majdī Khalīl discusses the forced disappearance of Coptic girls. The phenomenon is not new, however it being announced more frequently. Khalīl discusses the reasons why Coptic families are more often daring to announce the disappearance of their girls, and the reasons behind the increase of the...

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