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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.
Ayman Aqil [Ayman ʿUqayl], President of MAAT for Peace, Development and Human Rights, said that the statement issued by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) denouncing the death sentences passed against some terrorists in Egypt is “politically-oriented”.
In the headquarters of the State Information Service, Cairo, the two-day International Conference ‘League of Arab States and Alliance of Civilizations: A Message to Media Professionals’ is organized by the League of Arab States (LAS) in cooperation with the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations...
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...
One is deeply shocked by the flow of reports and statements from the West, especially from human rights organizations concerning accusations of injustice in Egypt, stubbornly provoking the Egyptian people before Egyptian leadership by allegedly claiming that the largest mass revolution in the...
Background:   Dr. Buṭrus Buṭrus Ghālī (November 14,1922 – February 16,2016), the sixth Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN) discusses the main issues for a reform of the UN. He says there is a need for preparations of a new system of the UN. Many issues have arisen which need to be dealt...
The U.N. High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) said it had obtained religious rulings from top Muslim clerics that permit the Commission to collect zakāt (Islamic 'alms') and use it for relief work for refugees, upon certain conditions the Commission is to fulfill, the American CNN reported two days...
`Amrū Ramadān, Egyptian ambassador to the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC), denied what various Egyptian websites depicted on Egypt's alleged boycott the anti-gay violence mandate during the United Council session held last week.
Egypt won a seat on the United Nations human rights council on Friday for the period from 2017 to 2020, after it received 173 votes during the general assembly. In a congratulatory statement, the local non-governmental organization (NGO) of Maat for Peace and Development called on the Egyptian...
The article highlights the main findings of the 2008 UN human development report for Egypt, which is entitled, ’Social Contract in Egypt.’ The article comments that while education has improved there are still one in five Egyptians that live below the poverty line.

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