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President ʿAbd al-Fattaḥ al-Sīsī’s visit to Washington D.C. this Tuesday comes on the eve of two important events: the upcoming parliamentary vote on constitutional amendments in Egypt and the release of the White House report on the “Deal of the Century” expected in early May.
Bahīy al-Dīn Hasan, manager of Cairo Centre for Human Rights Studies (CCHRS), said in a statement, approved by eight human rights organizations, that the referendum took place under the way of Mubārak in which civil societies were prevented from monitoring the referendum or entering polling...
Copts in Dayrūt of Asyut Governorate are terrified following repeated attacks by groups of thugs. 
Dr. Najīb Jubrā'īl, Head of the Egyptian Union for Human Rights Organization, said that the Muslim Brotherhood are trying to enforce the Church name in the current events even though the Church did not interfere in politics and did not incite Copts to do anything (referring to protests off the...
Independent human rights organizations, monitoring the referendum over the draft Constitution, detected several attempts of preventing Copts from voting.
Several Copts in al-Menya complained they were targets for armed robberies, which was confirmed by human rights advocacy groups.
Whether it’s the expulsion of Bedouin families from the Jordan River Valley several days ago or the recent displacement of Palestinian families from the Old City of Jerusalem, the perpetrator remains the same.  The crimes may vary but the criminal is still raping the land and murdering its victims...
A decision has been made to appoint special officers to join the departments for the protection of propriety, event management and the Tourism and Antiquities Police in order to investigate the harassment of women. This is to ensure an appropriate environment for reporting and investigation of...
Twenty human rights organizations expressed their deep concern about the rapid developments in Egypt which are pushing it to the brink of civil war, and the violent acts on both sides which have extended from the vicinity of the Presidential Palace to several governorates.
The National Council for Women's Rights expressed its strong dismay at the absence from the draft Constitution of several fundamental texts and articles protecting the rights of women and children.
The Egyptian Center for Development Studies and Human Rights, in a statement on Tuesday (October 30), appealed to the new pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church not to get the church isolated from politics, particularly in the light of hegemony by the Islamist groups, in an attempt to preserve the “...
Counselor Husām al-Ghiryānī, Chairman of the Constituent Assembly drafting a new constitution for Egypt and Chairman of the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR), said the draft constitution will be subject to amendments during the next few days. [Muhammad Hijāb, al-Ahrām, Nov. 14, p. 5] Read...
The Association of Victims of Abduction and Enforced Disappearance (AVAED) condemned a statement by the Salafī Front on Monday (October 29) and remarks by its politburo member Khālid al-Misrī regarding a Christian minor who “disappeared” a few days ago. [Muhammad Hassūnah, Sa’īd Hijāzī and...
Rūmānī Jād al-Rabb, a Coptic activist and Vice-Chairman of the al-Kalima (Word) for Human Rights, accused officials of “foot-dragging” on bringing to justice the persons involved in the October 9, 2011 clashes outside the state TV & radio building in Maspero, which left more than 20 people...
Lawyer and activist Najīb Jabrā’īl, Chairman of the Egyptian Union for Human Rights Organization, said Egyptians are one fabric that al-Tahrīr Square has seen the blood of both Muslims and Christians shed and mixed together. He said his organization is defending the rights of Copts from a...
A fact-finding commission set up by the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) that recently visited Rafah said Christian families residing in the border city are facing constant threat that overruns their right to live. [Mahmūd Hassūnah, al-Watan, Oct. 26, p. 1] Read original text in Arabic
The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) called for guarantees to bring all persons responsible for the “Maspero massacre” to justice and briefing the relatives of the victims and the public opinion on the outcome of investigations into the October 9, 2011 incidents that left 27 persons...
  Twenty-five human rights organizations and political parties called on the Shūrá Council to freeze the recent appointments of chief editors of state-run newspapers
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights published on Friday (Aug. 10) the outcome of its investigations into the July 31 sectarian assaults on the houses and property of Christians in the village of Dahshūr, Giza governorate, which caused 100 Christian families to leave their original areas for...
Within the context of its participation in the “Youth against Violence and Extremism” Program implemented in Romania during October, the youth mission of the Maat for Peace, Development and Human Rights (MPDHR) made a presentation about the Egyptian culture and civilization, focusing on the major...

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