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The Egyptian Organization For Human Rights (EOHR) showed concern on the ongoing curtail policy practiced against human rights activists, the latest being the arrest of Nāsser Amīn who was on his way to Geneva, Switzerland. Airport security authorities detained the activist for more than four hours...
On Saturday, during a telephone interview for the TV program “Sā'a Min Misr” (One-Hour-News On Egypt), the head of The Egyptian Organization For Human Rights (EOHR), Mahmūd Badawi, critized a recently court ruling that gave non-governmental organizations the right to receive foreign funding,...
Head of the Egyptian Human Rights Organization (EOHR), Muhammad Anwar al-Sadāt, threatened to freeze the Organization's committee work at the House of Representatives, in case `Ali `Abd al-`Āl does not respond to the EOHR's pending requests.
The Egyptian Organization For Human Rights EOHR strongly condemned the terrorist attacks on several locations in Egypt, asserting that such actions are a great violation of human rights as declared in universal documents and treaties on the right to life in freedom and safety.
The terror attack on a military station in Al-`Arīsh on Thursday morning resulted in the killing of two army soldiers and two low-rank officers.
This report provides an overview of different human rights organizations in Egypt and th
The first annual report of the National Council for Human Rights, which depended mainly on the reports of the more experienced civil society organizations and their demands and recommendations during the past 20 years, was so frail that it is acting as an organization strictly receiving complaints...
The three papers published eight articles concerning human rights activists and centers. Al-Wafd dedicates four articles to discussing the idea of establishing a new national council for human rights. Two articles in Al-Arabi and Al-Ahrar are concerned with the same idea. Moreover, Al-Ahrar...
Y?suf Sidhum welcomes the new year and hopes to see a positive change in Egypt. He highlights the positive economic development, and recalls negative incidents from 2006
Hānī Labīb expresses his expectations for the newly reformed National Council for Human Rights [http://www.nchr.org.eg/En/home.asp] He stresses the importance of concentrating on the interior reality of Egypt as a priority of the council’s activities. He also calls on principles to make the...
Reappointing all members of the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights surpassed everyone’s expectations as many believed that at least ten members would be dismissed due to their severe criticism of the regime concerning freedom, human rights and the proposed constitutional amendments.
Rose al-Yūsuf interviews Nijād al-Bura‘ī, the director of the Cairo-based Group for Democratic Development, about his stance on the role of the National Council for Human Rights [NCHR] in civil society. al- Bura‘ī blames the council for failing to play an intermediary role between the...
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 author of the article, who is a member of the National Council for Human Rights, criticizes the performance of the council in its first session and provides examples of its negligence.
The National Council for Human Rights ended its first session tensely; a member submitted a memo to its head and head of the Shūrá council decrying its performance as a failure.
The third annual report of the National Council for Human rights is causing a division within the public even before its release.
Nabīl Zakī reports about how the issue of human rights is being tackled in educational religious curricula.
Some preachers came out of the blue and gave themselves the right and authority to passjudgment against well-known Muslim scholars solely because of the fact that theydisagreed with their opinions. The writer condemned these preachers, and their demands to shed Muslim blood over a disagreement...
Dr Nabīl Lūqā Bibāwī accuses Coptic intellectuals who oppose the policies of Pope Shenouda III and leaders of the Coptic Orthodox Church for trying to garner fame in the media by presenting themselves as reformists of the church.
After the big fuss made about a conference entitled, ‘Laymen and the Church,’ the conference sessions were completed and recommendations were announced. The following lines shed light on the conference sessions, on its final recommendations and on the aroused echoes.

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