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In a letter sent to Egyptian Public Prosecutor Ḥamāda al-Ṣāwī, Amnesty International expressed its concern over the situation of imprisoned Egyptian journalist Sulāfa Majdī.
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...
Egyptian women experience different kinds of violence and recently the violations against female human rights activists and women’s rights defenders have increased. According to the organisation, Nazra for Feminist Studies, the violations against women in Egypt are increasing. These violations...
In a statement on Sunday, the United States called on Iraqi's government to hold early elections, to carry out electoral reforms and to stop using violence against the protesters. The White House expressed its profound concerns declaring "The United States is seriously concerned by continued...
 Amnesty International (AI) said that a draft constitution approved by Egypt’s Constituent Assembly falls well short of protecting human rights and, in particular, ignores the rights of women, restricts freedom of expression in the name of protecting religion, and allows for the military trial of...
The last Muslim in the town of M'Baka in the Central African Republic, Sālih Dido, Deputy Mayor of the town, has been killed, in another instance of ethnic cleansing in the country, according to French newspaper Le Monde. Thousands of Muslims had gathered in the town to flee in early February,...
Associations supporting the rights of gays and lesbians have increased in the Arab World.
Dr. Yūnis Makhyūn, head of Nūr Party, describes what happens in the Central African Republic as ethnic cleansing of Muslims by Christians, with the atrocities happening being worse than one could imagine. Because of the violence, many Muslims fled to neighboring communities. Makhyūn stated through...
Najuīb Jubra’īl, head of the Egyptian Union Organization for Human Rights, has issued an official statement that has denounced the joint statement which was issued by Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International on June 9, 2014. 

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