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Ambassador ʿAlāʾ Yūsuf, Egypt's Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva, responded Wednesday to the allegations made by the Ministers of foreign Affairs of Iceland and Canada in their statements during the 37th high-level session of the Human Rights Council.
Cairo expressed dismay at the travel warning issued by the US State Department on travel to Egypt because of threats from terrorist and violent political opposition groups. 
President of the National Council for Human Rights Muḥammad Fā’iq said that there is wide interest in human rights, whether internally or externally. This includes people’s economic and social rights, as well as their freedoms. He stated that democracy is similar to happiness: we feel it, but...
Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyib, Grand Imam of al-Azhar, said that human rights in the western world are not concerned with the directives of religion, of ḥalāl and ḥarām, but rather, to completely remove religion from any area of life. Among these rights is homosexuality, for which the Grand Imam emphasizes...
Last April, during President `Abd al-Fattāh al-Sisi’s meeting with the French President François Hollande, al-Sisi said: ‘The region we live in is very turbulent, and European standards don’t work considering the current circumstances that the region is exposed to.’ Al-Sisi added, ‘I say this to...
The author draws a picture about the development of the concept of citizenship since it originated until its present state, asserting that it has consistently been changing depending on historical, political and economical needs.
The recent suicides of three inmates at the U.S. base in Guantanamo, Cuba, are regarded by many as a stain on the human rights record of the United States.
A lot of irregularities are have been taking place in the Egyptian Organization of Human Rights [EOHR] after the election of Hafez Abu-Saeda, who assumed responsibility (for leading the organization) after the fourth General Assembly of the organization in 1998...
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