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Egypt's political life and social networking platforms experienced a heated debate on a new initiative that calls itself "Egypt's Initiative: A Homeland For All", also called “the Washington Declaration”, referring to the place the initiative's organizers convened.  The Declaration, which was...
Over the course of two days, 25 Egyptian civil society organizations will meet to form the "Alliance of Civil Society Organizations for the Universal Periodic Review (UPR)", the first of its kind in the world to be established formally and permanently.
US State Department religious freedom report of 2015 said that the Egyptian government failed in responding to preventing sectarian violence in some cases, especially in the cities remote from the capital, Cairo. Despite the involvement of governmental officials in the customary reconciliation...
Egypt's President `Abd al-Fattāh al-Sisi confirmed that efforts are done to create a balance between security procedures and human rights and upholding human rights, adding, “We consider all issues concerning freedoms and the rights for housing, education, and suitable job opportunities.”
The president's media office has announced the formation of a committee to examine that cases of young people detained pending investigations, in accordance with instructions by President `Abd al-Fattāh al-Sisi at the first National Youth Conference.
President of the Freedom Egypt Party (FEP), Tamer Sehāb, said that his party, alongside the parties of the Democratic Movement, the Egyptian Democratic Party and a number of civil society organizations, will participate in a meeting assessing the state of public freedoms over the past five years.
The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) expressed its deep condemnation of the attack on a large number of lawyers late last night by the security forces in the Dokki Police Station. EOHR asserted that this was contrary to the law and the constitution.
Columnist Ayman al-Mahdi wrote  an article published by Misr al-Arabiyya on the demonstrations called for by several opposition and political movements in protest of the maritime demarcation agreement between Egypt and Saudi Arabia. This demarcation agreement would cede the Islands of Tīran and...
Dr. Ahmad ʿUkāshah, president of the Egyptian Psychiatric Association, said that the scenes of violence in the media leaves a negative impact on the mental health of citizens. Dr. ʿUkāshah explained that we shall not give freedom and democracy to the ignorant as it is similar to giving a weapon to...
MP Muḥammad Anwar as-Sādāt, head of the Human Rights Committee in the House of Representatives, said that Egypt is living on foreign funding, aid, loans and foreign financing.

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