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International condemnation for the vicious, oppressive campaign against the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) continues to roll in after the arrest of three of its leaders.  Foreign governments, the United Nations, and dozens of local and international organizations demanded the...
Eight human rights organizations repeated their demands for the immediate release of Coptic activist Rāmī Kāmil and the dropping of the trumped-up charges against him after an entire year since his arrest.  They also called for the end of mistreating Egyptian human rights defenders and especially...
World Refugee Day has been celebrated annually on June 20 since 2001. This year Egypt’s Supreme Higher Committee for Human Rights cooperated with the Foreign Affairs Ministry’s Department for Immigration, Refugees and Combating Human Trafficking, to review national efforts to support issues...
Summary: The Arab-European Forum for Dialogue and Human Rights, a rights group based in Geneva, has filed a complaint with the Complaint Processing Committee of the OHCHR in Geneva against Qatar because of its “support for and funding of terrorist groups.” The organization filed the complaint...
The security authorities are waiting for the end of ʿĪd al-Fiṭr to execute 17 civilians involved in bombing attacks on three Coptic Christian churches (St. Peter and Paul Orthodox Church in Cairo, St. George Coptic Orthodox Church in Tanta and the St. Mark Orthodox Church in Alexandria), in case No...
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”.
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...
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...

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