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So far, 25 people have died in the bloody conflict between the al-Dābūdīya and the Banī-Hilāl tribes. This marks the beginning of a new phase; as Egyptians are drawn away from the love of tolerance and peacefulness to more violence and anger.  
The congress of the Egyptian Coalition of Minorities kicked off at the headquarters of Ḥizb al-Tajammuʿ (the National Progressive Unionist Party) in Downtown Cairo, to discuss the theme of “The new method of the Islamized: accusations of defamation of religion, hate speech and incitement as a...
In an interview hosted by Ṣada al-Balad, Dr. Rev. Andrīyya Zakī of the Coptic Evangelical Church declared that marriage of homosexual has no theological grounds, and cannot be therefore accepted by the Church, stressing that the Church does not close her door to anyone.
The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) will hold a round table entitled "Towards a Better Law for NGOs" on Thursday 15/11/2018 at 4 pm at the organization’s headquarters.  The meeting includes a group of intellectuals, lawyers, human rights defenders, and a number of other associations.
Egypt’s parliamentarians stood up against the calls for equality of inheritance between men and women, stressing that there are plans aimed at changing the identity of Egyptian society, and these voices are only tools for those who plan on this scheme abroad.
On December 10, the world celebrated the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Despite the fact that this period of seven decades elapsed since this declaration has been proclaimed, human rights are still violated in many parts of the world and millions are still oppressed...
The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination has alerted to the increase of Islamophobia cases in Belgium. The committee issued a report which criticized the Belgian government for its failure to take measures to address this issue. It called for establishing national organizations...
Pope Tawadros has accused human rights reports on Copts in Egypt of being “purposefully distorted misunderstandings” during one of his statements to a satellite channel [the article did not mention the channel].   This led to a wave of anger among human rights activists who accused the Pope of...
  The Maslaha Association in the UK launched a new project that addresses involving veiled women in discussions on the rights of women. This project aims to improve the social conditions for Muslims and other minorities. It also aims to involve women in discussions issues of Islamic feminism (...
Dr. Ḥāfiz Abu Siʿdah, president of the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR), member of the National Council for Human Rights, reviewed the Council's efforts to promote the concept of citizenry in Egypt and its role in supporting international organizations in their war on terrorism. He...
From time to time, I receive invitations to participate in dialogues, platforms, forums, seminars, or to contribute intellectually through research papers, on the perceptions and scenarios on the future of our Arab region. All these dialogues are directly or indirectly connected with the interest...
‘Bayt al-‘Aylah’, an organization which tries to resolve interfaith tensions in Egypt, has called on organizations globally, whether Arab, Christian or Muslim, as well as the Vatican, to take practical steps to halt the violence and bloodshed in the Central African Republic, out of respect for...
Dr. Naguīb Jubrā’īl, president of the Egyptian Union Organization for Human Rights, stated that the organization has assimilated a group of legislative experts to put together proposals for laws related to fighting discrimination which, when prepared, will be presented to the next parliament.
Meanwhile, the Muslim Brotherhood complained to the International Criminal Court in Den Haag about human rights violations committed by the Egyptian government.
The Cairo Criminal Court has ruled to acquit activist Alaā’ Abd al- Fattāh and Muhammad ‘Abd al- Rahmān Nūby and Wa’īl Mahmūd Mitwally with a guarantee of five thousand LE together with 22 others
The National Council for Human Rights has prepared a national unity iftār, that included Copts and Muslim as a celebration of the national unity that bring them together.
Nevine Mus’ad, a member of National Council of Women (NCW), stated that the NCW delegation's visit of the to the women’s prison in Qanātir, on July 7 aimed at surveying the situation of the prisoners. 
Dr. Yūnis Makhyūn, head of Nūr Party, describes what happens in the Central African Republic as ethnic cleansing of Muslims by Christians, with the atrocities happening being worse than one could imagine. Because of the violence, many Muslims fled to neighboring communities. Makhyūn stated through...
Grand Imam Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyib, Shaykh al-Azhar, called on the West to respect the beliefs of Arabs and Muslims. During a meeting with Stavros Lambrinidis, the European Union's Representative for Human Rights, the Grand Imam said that the East and West have different definitions of the term human...
In his interview with Al-Bawāba News, the Head of the MENA Division in the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), Muḥammad al-Nisūr stressed that the Arab countries have the impression that the human rights are a Western concept, and that there are certain Western agendas...

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