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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...
Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS) director Bahī al-Dīn Ḥassan announced that the South Korean authorities would halt deportation procedures of the family of Mīnā Dāniyāl, a martyr of the “Maspero Massacre”, after detaining them for many hours at Incheon airport in Seoul.  The...
Background: Bahāʾ al-Dīn Ḥassan [Bahay Hassan] is an Egyptian Human Rights defender who has led the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies, CIHRS. Since he has received death threats for his work, he is currently living in France. Najād Barʿaī [Negad Borai] also works in the field Human Rights...
The Center for Arab-West Understanding had faced numerous obstacles from the moment the founders wanted to establish the organization in 2004, despite its lofty goal of facilitating understanding between communities in Egypt and the Arab World and the West, through producing material for Arab-Wes
The Azhar, commenting on the ruling, said the top Sunnī establishment supports the judiciary and the respects legitimacy, adding justice has the final say on everything. “The Azhar is not dictating anything to any institution. It has expressed rejection against participation in the constituent...
Majdī Shenouda, the representative of the church on the panel, said the ruling has offered a sigh of relief for the Egyptian street and was in line with the law. He called for re-forming the assembly that should include at least five constitutional law experts. Asked whether the church, which had...
The court said that Article 60 of the Constitutional Declaration has mentioned that the People’s Assembly and Shūrá Council are to meet to choose 100 members of the constituent assembly to draft a constitution but it has not clearly stated that the members of parliament will obtain membership of...
The new Egyptian NGO law was widely criticized in different media and as a consequence we received questions about the status of the Center for Arab-West Understanding (CAWU) in relation to the new law. The following constitutes Dr. Hulsman's response. 
The Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS), confirmed that Law No. 10 of 1914, which is still in force with the Demonstration Law since November 2013, had been repealed since January 1928, over 89 years ago upon a consensus in the Egyptian Parliament back then.
We are now passing the sixth anniversary of the January Revolution, which was the hope of the Egyptian people for freedom, human dignity, and social justice, which are still a demand of the masses, and were drafted into the Egyptian constitution and became binding on all state institutions despite...

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