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President of the Egyptian Union for Human Rights Organizations (EUHRO), Dr. Najīb Gobra'īl, condemned the reports released by both Amnesty International (AI) and Human Rights Watch (HRW) on the Cathedral incident, describing it 'a sectarian attack' and that '[Egyptian] authorities should better...
This article pertains to the status of Human Rights in Egypt, through the reporting of the US-based Human Rights Watch. A report from the HRW states that human rights in Egypt are deteriorating for a number of different groups throughout the country. Religious discrimination of Copts and Baha’is...
Photos of the military-style parade staged by the Muslim Brotherhood at al-Azhar University raised alarm in the Egyptian press that the Muslim Brotherhood was forming a militia.
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...
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.
Mr. Joe Stork, Human Rights Watch, Washington, sent a letter to the editor commenting on Bishop Mounir’s definition of persecution. He only differed with the Bishop in that persecution could involve actions that are perpetrated by persons or groups other than the government or "the majority."...
According to the report of the Human Rights Watch on Egypt, the government of President Hosni Mubarak intensified its efforts to exercise control over civil society institutions, harassing and restricting the activities of political parties, human rights and other nongovernmental organizations (...
Saad Eddin Ibrahim and 27 others are facing charges ranging from accepting foreign money without government approval to issuing false statements about the country’s internal situation. In a statement nine international human rights organizations expressed concern that the trial will not meet...
No formal notification of the indictments or the court date has been sent to any of the defendants in the Case of Saad Eddin Ibrahim. However, persistent inquiry has confirmed that the case is indeed on the court docket for November 18th, 2000. A number of international organizations, including...
Nine organizations issued a joint statement expressing their fear that the trial of human rights defender Saad Eddin Ibrahim and 27 others before a Supreme State Security Court might not meet international fair trial standards. The trial is scheduled to open on 18 November 2000. The statement was...

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