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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...

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