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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...
Twelve human rights organizations condemned what they called “violent attacks” launched by Egyptian authorities against the freedom of artistic creation and expression, particularly evident after a two-year prison court sentence against art journalist, Ahmad Nāji, and a 10-thousand Egyptian Pounds...
Andalus Institute For Tolerance and Anti-Violence Studies (AITAS) denounced on Monday what it described 'inflammatory actions' of Egyptian authorities to clamp down human rights organizations and silence those who defend these rights.
Today, Monday, 10 Human Rights organizations petitioned the Government to suspend the death penalty, even if temporarily, on the occasion of the ‘World Day Against the Death Penalty’. The organizations’ petition comes at a time when the country has seen an unprecedented rise in human rights...
When Al-Nadīm Center for Rehabilitation of Victims of Violence says that 13 people died in places of detention in November, including nine as a result of torture, three as a result of medical negligence and one suicide case, we should be alerted. 
Edited by: Cornelis Hulsman, Editor-in-chief Arab-West Report, Clare Turner, academic language editor CIDTAn in depth report into 13 human rights organizations in Egypt, written with a view to creating a network with some of these organizations with a particular focus on issues of mutual interest...
This report provides an overview of different human rights organizations in Egypt and th

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