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The crisis of restoring and repairing churches in Egypt has opened widely the door to sectarian strife, prompting the Egyptian government, after the June 30 Revolution in 2013, to endorse Article 235 of the Constitution of 2014, which states that the Parliament is to issue a law for the...
Founder of the National Community For Human Rights And Law (NCHRL), Ahmad Rāgheb, said that Cairo airport officials informed him today that he was not allowed to leave the country. Rāgheb was on his way to Morocco to attend the 22nd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 22) of the United...
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) has identified 70 incidents that outline the framework of the country's religious policies, the demands of the Egyptian Shi`ītes and their movement, and the corresponding violations and restrictions, beside the repercussions of regional sectarian...
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...
In an attempt to overcome sectarian violence Minya has witnessed recently, the Coptic Egyptian teacher, `Ayād al-`Arīf, launched a new method, hoping it would spread all across Egyptian schools.
A tragic incident which claimed the lives of 28 people concluded the year 2016 and its sectarian clashes within Egypt, which reached a total of 19 throughout the country. The proposed change in legislative structure pertaining to this issue, with the Church Building and Restoration Act, is...
A new government crackdown on civil society organizations in Egypt indicates that a five-year old investigation case into the funding has been reactivated, although it was supposedly closed in 2011, by sentencing Egyptian defendants to prison terms, whereas 19 American defendants managed to flee...
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...
The Egyptian Initiative For Personal Rights (EIPR) expressed its dismay at the increased sectarian violence in Minya where the Upper-Egyptian governorate witnessed attacks and burnings of houses of Christian families in many of its villages.  In a statement released on Monday, EIPR warned from the...
Background: The interview with Hussām Bahjat, a journalist and a human rights activist, and Yārā Sallām, a feminist and an activist, the founders of the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights ( EIPR, founded in 2002) revolves around the role of their organization in the field of human rights and...

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