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Labīb blames Dr. Aḥmad Kamāl Abū al-Majd for his strategy of keeping the council’s reports and correspondences confidential. He highlights Abū al-Majd’s rejection of the council’s Cultural Committee because it criticized the Azhar.
The vice president of the Egyptian Council for Human Rights, Ahmad Kamāl Abū al-Majd, presented a list of constitutional amendments. In response, many voices in and outside the council claimed that these demands were not of the council’s authority. The Egyptian press described the council’s...
This article discusses the role of the National Council for Human Rights and the freedom of expression.
A report on constitutional amendments provoked fierce disagreement between members of the National Council for Human Rights, some of whom were accused of departing from the terms of reference under which the council was created.
After Dr. Ahmad Kamāl Abū al-Majd’s proposition regarding amendments to the political constitutional, the Human Rights Council witnessed disagreements among its members. The following lines shed light on some of the Council members’ opinions.
The author questions whether the National Council for Human Rights is authorized to propose amendments to the constitution to be presented to the President and whether they are mere proposals or to be considered binding.
The deputy head of the National Council for Human Rights (N.C.H.R.), Dr. Kamāl Abū al-Majd, said in a press conference that members of the council have unanimously agreed on the importance of amending articles 76 and 77 of the Egyptian constitution, which deal with the nomination of the...
The author wonders whether Egyptians are experiencing a stage of creative chaos, coinciding with the visit of US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to Cairo last year. She wonders whether the people nurturing this chaos realize that the price of this chaos would be paid by everyone.
A visiting American delegation hailed the role played by the Egyptian National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) in supporting freedoms and the content of its annual reports.
The third meeting of the Council for Human Rights and civil society organizations has called for the establishment of a Ministry of Human Rights and for changes in Egyptian society to prevent sectarianism and discrimination.
Al-Musawwar had an interview with the vice-president of the Egyptian National Council for Human Rights, Kamāl Abu al-Majd, where he discussed religious, legal, political and security problems in Egypt.
The National Human Rights Committee proposes ways of dealing with issues of sectarian sedition, the judges and terrorism and Sinai.
Some people argue that the Egyptian National Council for Human Rights is a puppet council, controlled by the Egyptian government. Much to the surprise of its critics, the council has successfully managed to address issues of public concern, such as emergency laws, the Coptic dossier,...
The government’s National Council for Human Rights has issued its second annual report, which criticized the emergency law, in effect for 25 years, calling on the government to stop all such exceptional laws.
Contrary to the expectations of many, the muftī of the republic, Dr. ‘Alī Jum‘a has apologized for not participating in the newly-formed Interfaith Dialogue Committee affiliated with the Azhar’s Islamic Research Academy.
The National Council for Human Rights is now fully prepared to observe the upcoming presidential and legislative elections. A working group has set up a committee to prepare the final report on the elections.
Deputy Chairman of the Egyptian National Council for Human Rights, Dr. Ahmad Kamāl Abu al-Majd, met yesterday with a delegation from the Spanish Senate
Nearly 453 Muslim Brotherhood activists, detained during the recent parliamentary elections, were released yesterday, an official source told al-Hayāt. Meanwhile, the United States has recently decided to break off negotiations on the Free Trade Agreement with Egypt, arguing that Egypt has slowed...
During his meeting with leaders of the Egyptian National Council for Human Rights, Congressman Frank Wolf raised yesterday the issues of Coptic persecution, Ghad Party leader Ayman Nour’s imprisonment and Sudanese refugees in Egypt.
The author argues that globalization has opened Egypt’s borders to international interference in her domestic affairs.

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