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Whether it’s the expulsion of Bedouin families from the Jordan River Valley several days ago or the recent displacement of Palestinian families from the Old City of Jerusalem, the perpetrator remains the same.  The crimes may vary but the criminal is still raping the land and murdering its victims...
Muhammad ʿAbd al-ʿAtty al- Nūbī, President of the International Al-Azhar and Sufī Youth Union, invited Egyptian youth groups to stand as one against what he describes the spiral of despicable violence that spread through Egypt recently. Al-Nūbī stressed today, in his declaration, that what happened...
From time to time, I receive invitations to participate in dialogues, platforms, forums, seminars, or to contribute intellectually through research papers, on the perceptions and scenarios on the future of our Arab region. All these dialogues are directly or indirectly connected with the interest...
A number of Copts in the village of Dāyr Jabal al- Tāyr, Samalūt, Minya, have accused the security forces of dealing with the angry youth during the protests calling for the return of the disappeared housewife with much repression and brutality.
In Egypt there are a million children that are being tortured.
A number of Muslim Brotherhood member in al- Faiyum have announced organizing militias called “Faiyum Armed Battalions.”
Earlier, we have discussed the importance of improving the performance of the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) in Egypt, especially in light of the plans to reconstitute the NCHR over the coming period of time. In fact, it is necessary to improve the NCHR’s performance at the domestic and...
Commenting on the coverage of the Egyptian presidential election and human rights issues by foreign media institutions, Egyptian Journalist ‘Imād al-Dīn Ḥussayn said that there is no conspiracy by all foreign media outlets against Egypt, and even if some of them misreport against Egypt, others work...
The Human Rights Department in the Ministry of Interior, headed by Major-General Muḥammad ʿAbd al-Ḥamīd Yūsuf (Assistant to the Minister for Human Rights), organized a training series for officers responsible for detention procedures inside central prisons and police stations.
Muḥammad Fā’iq, President of the National Human Rights Council, said that the Egyptian population is the only party capable of recruiting President ʿ Abd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī to serve a second presidential term, pointing out that the president wished to serve only term, but the people...
The New York Times Magazine published a detailed report about the torture and murder of ItalianPhD student Giulio Regeni who focused in his study on Egyptian street vendors’ union, “hoping to assess their union’s potential to drive political and social change.” He disappeared on the 25th of January...
A military court decided to adjourn the cases of virginity tests and Maspero incidents to the February 5-6 sessions.   Plaintiff Samīrah Ibrāhīm attended a court session on Sunday (January 29) with her lawyers in the case in which drafted physician Ahmad ‘Ādil al-Mūjī is standing trial over...
Activist Michael Nabīl, who was pardoned on the first anniversary of the January 25, 2012 Revolution, said that he was not subjected to any torture inside his prison but watched many torture cases inside military jails and al-Marg prison, where he was serving a three-year term for insulting the...
A large number of activists and representatives of political movements on Thursday (January 19), started a march demanding the release of blogger Michael Nabīl, chanting slogans rejecting that civilians be brought before military courts. Nabīl's father, who participated in the march that started...
Egyptian authorities released on Sunday human rights activist Mālek `Adlī and journalist Badr. Charges filed against `Adlī on 'dissemination of false information' and 'affiliation to an illegal organization' were dropped, whereas, Badr, who faces the same charges, still has to be tried.  
A report titled 'Enforced Disappearance between 'fake' and 'real' claims' was released by Egypt's National Council for Human Rights (NCHR), an issue that raised controversies on the local level as abroad.
I am not able to see a way out of the aggressive Western and American media campaigns against Egypt and human rights issues, - and at the heart of this fierce campaign, the murder and torture of the Italian student Giulio Regeni, - except a clear declaration disclosed by the Egyptian President in...
Nījād al-Bora`ī, lawyer and human rights activist said that. “The words of Dr. Muhammd al- Beltāgī during his trial about his torture in al-`Aqrab Prison are an official statement against Gen. Hassan al-Sūhāgī, the assistant minister of the Interior's Prison Sector.”
The Arab Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) renewed its demand for the speedy implementation of the law and justice, through the release of journalist Mahmūd Abu Zayd, known as Shawkān, who has been held in preventive custody for over three years, as well as being infected with Hepatitis...
This past Sunday, the Cairo Security Directorate started a series of seminars and programs related to the field of human rights, and legal education for officers and members of the police, especially to those dealing directly with the public such as the police and criminal investigation departments...

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