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Rāmī Jān, the founder of Christians against the Coup, stated that the referendum has revealed the increase of the popular anger against authority. He added that the remnants of the Mubārak regime as well as Christians are those who take part in the referendum.  Jān further stated that the 25th of...
The Grand Mutfī Shawqī ‘Allām voted on the referendum in Nasr City. He commented that participation in the referendum is a testimony of truth that cannot be withheld (Al-Shaymā’ ‘Abd al-Lattīf, al-Tahrīr, Jan. 15, p. 11). Read original text in Arabic.
 A hearing was held in the U.S. Congress about state of rights of minorities in Morsi’s (Mursī) era. The session was entitled, “Violation of Human Rights in Egypt”.
Doctor Inās ʿAbd-al-Dāyim, the Minister for Culture, confirmed that the film ‘Karma’ directed by Khālid Yūsuf will be screened in cinemas as scheduled. She stressed that in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution, the State respects creativity in all areas of arts, and consolidates...
During the opening of the annual forum of NGOs organized by the Egyptian National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) on Tuesday, the NCHR’s President Muḥammad Fāʾiq said that there can be no democracy without an active civil society to put the constitution into effect, adding that the NCHR is focusing...
On Sunday the Egyptian Authority declared that they had attacked one of the leaders of the Anṣār Bayt al-Maqdis that is supporting  Dāʿish [ISIS/ISIL] during a security attempt to arrest him in al- ʿArīsh.
Hānī ʿAbd al-Raḥmān, the official documentarian of New Suez Canal, announced that he will begin to document the information related to the housing of Coptic families moving from al-ʿArīsh to al-Ismāʿīlīya after being targeted by terrorists.
The Association for Freedom of thought and expression (AFTE) launched on March 29 a new e-portal for the right to know and exchange of information.
The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) condemned the detention and deportation of Dr. `Ātef Botros. Founder of the Mayadīn al-Tahrīr Initiatve, Dr. Botros was returning from Germany, when the Cairo airport authorities detained him upon a security report released by the Egyptian...
The Association of Freedom of Thought and Expression “AFTE” published a paper entitled "The Right to Information and National Security in Egypt" in which it addressed the right of Egyptian citizens to access information and its relation to the national security in Egypt.
A number of participants of the 'Making Of Extremism Conference' organized by Bibliotheca Alexandria strongly denounced the prevention of the Tunisian writer Amāl Qurāmi from entering Egypt without obvious reasons to attend the conference, and criticized the attitude of the Egyptian state towards...
Background: Dūrī Shamʿūn, leader of the Lebanese National Liberal Party, addresses the Syrian influence on Lebanese politics, the general political situation in Lebanon with special regards to the ongoing general elections, his party’s boycott of the elections and their demands, and the current...
Background:  Tūjān al-Faīṣal, the first female member of the Jordanian parliament, talks in English about fundamentalism in Jordan, the people’s demand for reforms, a leader and their attitude toward Israel. In Arabic, she speaks about progress in the influence of women in politics. Two unnamed...
Background:  Tūjān al-Faīṣal, the first female member of the Jordanian parliament, is being interviewed and talks about her background, the effects that the Israeli-Jordan peace treaty has on Jordan politics and democracy, pluralism and the role of intelligence in Jordan, legal and judicial...
Ayman Nūr is a strong proponent of liberal political reforms in Egypt as well as a strong profile on human rights. He has used his seat in parliament to carry out "investigations on everything from bread prices to torture." Only three months after establishing his new party, Ayman Nūr was stripped...
The HRDO Center for digital expression published a report called “The Egyptian Family and the Problems of Personal Status Law.” The report investigates the fragmentation of the Egyptian family, the rising number of divorces and occurrences of pre-marital sex, and the increasing tensions associated...
The Egyptian and Danish National Councils for Human Rights cooperate to spread a human rights culture The council’s efforts towards spreading human rights culture are continue to take place. Muhammad Fāʾiq, President of the Egyptian Council for Human Rights shortly before had signed an agreement of...
Homeless children are everywhere on the Egyptian streets, and are increasing in large numbers. This produces the dangerous situation of child trafficking. These two problems can be solved together through the making of an Egyptian adoption law. The idea of an adoption law was presented by the...
According to the Pew Research Center, US media attention for the Egyptian protests has exceeded every foreign policy story over the last four years, commanding 56% of all news coverage.
This report provides an overview of different human rights organizations in Egypt and th

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