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The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights EOHR called on President `Abd al-Fattāh al-Sisi not to ratify the law on NGOs and civil society organization, claiming it contrary to the Constitution and international conventions, and expressing concern at the passing of the law by the House of...
The eleventh annual report for the year 2015, which will be issued coming March by Egypt's National Council For Human Rights, will not bear anything new; its content and its events will not present to the people true efforts done to end the ongoing challenges imposed by an unchanged human rights...
In the aftermath of the "January 25 Revolution", when the Egyptians overthrew their former president Hosni Mubārak in 2011, new media presenters emerged, highlighting the vacuum experienced by the satellite channels in the country during the Mubārak era. Old media presenters re-appeared, taking the...
In an interview given to Misr Al-`Arabyyia, professor of sociology and founder of the Ibn-Khaldūn Center For Development Studies, Dr. Sa'd Al-Dīn Ibrāhīm said that he welcomes all initiatives put forward on the Egyptian political arena in order to get the country out of its current crisis.
Egyptian activist Wā'el Ghoneim expressed his regret as foreign countries pay homage to the Revolution of January 25, while Egypt denounces it as an organized plot against the country. On his twitter account, which he published on the social platform 'facebook', Ghoneim said, "While we hear voices...
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...
Egypt's MP and founder of the Reform and Development Party, Muhammad al-Sadāt, called on President `Abd al-Fattāh al-Sisi to meet with members of the National Council for Human Rights and other civil society organizations, in the attendance of ministers and officials, to discuss priorities of the...
The death of at least 20 people in Egypt during clashes with security forces surrounding the commemoration of the 2011 uprising underscores the need for an independent investigation into the authorities’ excessive use of force. A woman and a 17-year-old girl were killed ahead of the January 25...
One cannot deny truths when the facts are so obvious for everyone. There are those promoting hatred for the revolution as if it were an illegitimate act involving conspiracy against security forces and an undermining of their foundations. Others believe that maligning the revolution would further...
Despite video footage widely circulating of campaigners handing out electoral bribes, violators will not be penalized unless a report is filed to the Supreme Electoral Commission (SEC), according to SEC's spokesman ʿUmar Marwān. .

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