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International condemnation for the vicious, oppressive campaign against the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) continues to roll in after the arrest of three of its leaders.  Foreign governments, the United Nations, and dozens of local and international organizations demanded the...
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) was established in 2002.  Its goal was to strengthen and defend basic rights and freedoms in Egypt.  However, since its founding 18 years ago, it has become clear that its real goal was to attack the Egyptian state and constantly try to bring down...
Eight human rights organizations repeated their demands for the immediate release of Coptic activist Rāmī Kāmil and the dropping of the trumped-up charges against him after an entire year since his arrest.  They also called for the end of mistreating Egyptian human rights defenders and especially...
Eight human rights organizations have condemned the string of abuses that the family of detained activist ʿAlāʾ ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ have experienced.
The Supreme Administrative Court has issued a final ruling banning a teacher from his profession after he was convicted of sexually harassing primary school children in Alexandria governorate. Women’s rights activists, such as Mājda ʿAdlī one of the founders of al-Nadīm center for Rehabilitation of...
Nine Egyptian human rights organizations in a joint statement on Friday called on the International Committee of the Red Cross to inspect Egyptian prison conditions.  They expressed their growing concern over the increase in the number of deaths of those in prison since the beginning of this year...
Nine Egyptian human rights organizations including Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS), al-Nadīm Center, Egyptian Front for Human Rights (EFHR), Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms (ECRF), and the Egyptian Center for Economic and Social Rights (ECESR) have condemned coercive...
An unprecedented decision to close Al-Nadīm Center for Rehabilitation of Victims of Violence and Torture, one of the most prominent civil society organizations in Egypt, has caused much controversy and criticism of a potentially systematic policy aimed at human rights organizations. The decision...
Dalia Ziyāda, director of the Egyptian Center for Liberal Democracy Studies, said that the Nadīm Center works outside the law, in the sense that it is registered with the Ministry of Health as a psychiatric and neurological clinic, and then it becomes a center for human rights. They wanted to work...
The organizations continue in their statement, “These violations which are done by all organs of the state, in the midst of a naked state of impunity from punishment, and a flagrant violation of the constitutions and Egypt’s international commitments, have left hundreds of innocent young people in...

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