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Summary: The Arab-European Forum for Dialogue and Human Rights, a rights group based in Geneva, has filed a complaint with the Complaint Processing Committee of the OHCHR in Geneva against Qatar because of its “support for and funding of terrorist groups.” The organization filed the complaint...
On April 17, 2019, Tunisian humanitarian activist Ms. Rekaya al-Hafi [Ruqaiyya al-Ḥāfī] met with Mr. Laurens van Doeveren, Libya expert of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. This meeting had been prepared by Cornelis Hulsman of the Center for Arab-West Understanding. It was attended by Mr....
Political analysts disagree about whether or not the small-scale demonstrations held on Friday, September 21st against current Egyptian president ‘Abd al-Fattaḥ al-Sīsī will lead to a wave of new protests in the weeks to come, while one rights activist who took part in the protests discusses...
  Summary: The Egyptian Minister of Investment and International Cooperation (MIIC), Dr. Saḥar Naṣr, took part in the first sessions of the National Consultation on Women’s Economic Empowerment in Egypt, entitled “Legislative reforms and governmental efforts to support women’s economic empowerment...
Maat Foundation for Peace, Development and Human Rights, Partners for Transparency, and the International Alliance for Peace and Development are all participating in a joint mission to the 42nd session of the Human Rights Council, which will take place at the United Nations offices in Geneva from...
Egyptian human rights activists circulated news this Sunday that the detainee ʿĀʾisha al-Shāṭir, daughter of the Muslim Brotherhood leader Khayrat al-Shāṭir, was transferred to prison hospital after her health deteriorated due to her hunger strike, which is approaching its third consecutive week.
Eight years have passed since the 2011 revolution that succeeded in toppling former Egyptian president Ḥusnī Mubārak, but intense debate has recently broken out concerning the fate of individuals widely considered at the time to be ‘icons’ of the uprising following a series of videos recently...
The Delegation of Egypt affirmed in the meetings of the 64th Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, that Egypt is committed to the implementation of the international conventions for combating human trafficking and the smuggling of migrants.
"The role of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is important in disseminating and promoting the provisions of international humanitarian law and global humanitarian principles" said Muḥammad Fāʾiq, president of the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR).
Jīhān al-Sādāt, wife of the late President Muḥammad Anwār al-Sādāt, is considered one of the most important advocates for Egyptian women’s rights in history. She was a lecturer at Cairo University, was a visiting professor at the American University in Cairo, and a lecturer at South Carolina State...

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