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Professor Hoda Awad joined the group for a presentation about the Egyptian constitution. She started by discussing the basics of democracy and constitutions. She explained to us that democracies had six elements or conditions. Firstly, there is the presence of democratic institutions and...
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...
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) condemned the involvement of security forces in closing the church of St. Karas the Tourist [al-Anbā Kārās al-Sāʾiḥ] in the village of Najaʿa al-Ghafīr in the Sūhāj governorate in southern Egypt, calling for the reopening of all the closed churches...
Māyā Mursī, President of National Council for Women, delivered a speech on the sidelines of the 64th Session of the African Commission on Human Rights in Sharm al-Shaykh, stressing the remarkable progress achieved in the field of woman empowerment and gender equality, and defining this year as a...
On Thursday, April 11, the heads of the Orthodox, Catholic, Evangelical, and Episcopal Churches held a meeting at the papal headquarters at St. Mark Cathedral in ʿAbāssiyya in the hopes of ending the harmful personal status crisis.  The meeting was presided over by Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Patriarch ...
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.
For many years expatriate churches in Cairo organize regular visits to foreign prisoners at Qanater prison. French-Moroccan intern Dina Bouchkouch visited foreign female prisoners, including two Moroccans, in Qanater prison on August 6. Dina visited the Moroccan Embassy in Cairo as she had promised...
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) is condemning the Egyptian security services for closing the Coptic Church of St. Karas the Tourist [al-Anbā Kārās al-Sāʾiḥ] in the village of Najaʿa al-Ghafīr in the Sūhāj governorate after dozens of Muslim citizens surrounded it and chanted anti-...
The Kemet Boutros Ghali [Buṭrus-Ghālī] Foundation for Peace and Knowledge expressed its surprise for the reluctance of British authorities to take decisive position urgently to stop the decision to sell some Egyptian artifacts in the auction. The foundation considered it not only as a crime against...

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