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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...
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...
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...
Under the Freedom for NGOs campaign organized by the Egyptian Center for Public Policy Studies (ECPPS), al-Sadāt underscores the importance of the civil society role in development. 
The civil society is now playing a crucial role in fighting extremism and ignorance, said Secretary General of the ‘For Egypt’ organization in Alexandria, Egypt, `Abd al-Halīm `Allām.
Diplomats described the European Union's statement that " the Egyptian judiciary’s freezing of the human rights organizations' fund stands against the work of civil society" as an insult to the Egyptian authority and against the international rules and laws. The Diplomats claim that there are...
Cairo- A criminal court in Cairo on Wednesday decided to suspend the funds from a Women’s and Human Rights NGO . The court also decided to freeze the assets of the founders of both NGOs. The court ruled to suspend the funds of the organization Naẓra for Women's Studies and freeze the personal funds...
Head of The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR), Najīb Jūbra'īl, said that a court decision on revoking the Egyptian nationality of a citizen who married an Israeli citizen is unlawful, and “could be used to accuse Egypt of anti Semitism.” According to the human rights defender,...
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.
Commenting on Italy recalling its ambassador from Egypt against the backdrop of Regeni's torture to death, Chairman of the Trustees at the Ibn Khaldūn Center for Development Studies Sa`d Al-Dīn Ibrahīm rejects the conspiracy theory thread against Egypt. He stressed: “The relationships between Italy...
Dalia Ziyāda, director of the Egyptian Center for Liberal Democracy Studies, said that the Nadīm Center works outside the law, in the sense that it is registered with the Ministry of Health as a psychiatric and neurological clinic, and then it becomes a center for human rights. They wanted to work...
Commenting on Egypt's President's speech delivered to representatives of civil society groups on Wednesday, Sa`īd `Abd al-Hāfez, president of Forum for Development and Human Rights Dialogue (FDHRD), also named 'Moltaqa', said: “We expected from President `Abd al-Fattāh al-Sisi more than just “small...
The Arab Networking for Human Rights Information launched an awareness campaign on the internet, identifying the field of work of human rights organizations.
The Egyptian Coordination for Rights and Freedoms expressed its deep concern over the human rights situation in Egypt, where the matter has reached the point of threatening rights organizations with either closure or arrest.
Nāsser Amīn, chairman of the Complaints Committee of the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) and human rights expert, criticized the pressure that the Friedrich Naumann Foundation has faced, forcing it to move its activities to Jordan.
Director of the Maat Foundation for Peace, Ayman `Aqīl, said that the State's mechanism of action must change in order to guarantee human rights, pointing out that the civil society has a big role in promoting the values of human rights.
The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) will hold a conference titled "What We Want from the Parliament" at the Pyramisa Hotel in Doqqi, with the participation of a group of representatives of political parties, university professors and human rights activists.
Member of the Parliament, Muḥammad ʿEsmat Al-Sādāt, who was recently elected as the head of the Parliamentary Committee for human rights, in an interview with Misr al-‘Arabiyya -when asked about the recent demonstrations that broke out in protest of the Egyptian government decision to concede two...
Dr. Ḥāzim Ḥusnī, professor of economics and political science, dismissed the widespread belief in the existence of a conspiracy in Egypt as a "childish idea."
Member of the Parliament, Muḥammad ʿEsmat  al-Sādāt  was recently elected as the head of the Parliamentary Committee for human rights after winning 27 votes against Ayman Abū al-Ela, the member of the Free Egyptians party,  who only received 9 votes. 

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