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Egyptian women experience different kinds of violence and recently the violations against female human rights activists and women’s rights defenders have increased. According to the organisation, Nazra for Feminist Studies, the violations against women in Egypt are increasing. These violations...
On Monday an Egyptian court ruled in favour of Hudā Naṣr Allāh, a lawyer who had demanded to inherit the same share as her brothers. This historic ruling was praised by many human rights defenders, Copts and women. The human rights lawyer Hudā Naṣr Allāh wrote on her Facebook page, “Finally a...
After Saturday protests against President al-Bashīr’s government, clashes between the protesters and the Sudanese security forces led to the killing of 5 people and more than 25 wounded. An eyewitness said that those demonstrations in Omdurman [Umm Durmān], seems to be the biggest since their...
Usāma Aḥmad Aḥmad Murād, a former prisoner of Ṭurah Prison, was driven to suicide on Monday morning after facing bad treatment at the hands of the prison administration. A tweet published on Monday morning by Egyptian journalist ʿAbd al-Raḥmān ʿAyyāsh revealed the detainee had committed suicide not...
The NGO International-Lawyers.Org condemned Egyptian authorities for forbidding one of its members from attending the forty-sixth session of the African Commission for Human and Peoples' Rights held in Sharm al-Shaykh between 24 April and 14 May.
Recently released political activist, ʿAlāʾ ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ, announced on Wednesday that he had gone to the National Council for Human Rights to complain about the inflexibility of carrying out the punishment of police observation.
ʿImād Ḥijāb, a human rights expert and human rights researcher, stressed the necessity to mobilize civil society, lawyers and law firms in the country to form a national lobby to classify the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist group worldwide.  Additionally, efforts should be made to stop attempts...
Major General Hishām al-Ḥalabī, advisor to the Nasser Higher Military Academy, said that the Muslim Brotherhood terrorist group was planning to bring the people of Gaza to the Sinai. However, following the failure of this plan, terrorist groups were planning to seize northern Sinai.
Speaking at the Forum for "Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies" in Abu Dhabi, Grand Mufti Dr. Shawqī ʿAllām called for launching a special international "Charter of the New Alliance of Virtue", to defend all houses of worship.  Such a charter would take necessary measures and mechanisms to protect...
Representative for the International Labor Organization (ILO) in Yemen ʿAlī Dahāq stated on Tuesday that available statistics show that the number of children being used in the conflict in Yemen over the past 10 years has risen to 75,000 in different regions.

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