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Najīb Jibrā`īl, president of the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR), said that there is an increase in the influx of Coptic pilgrims going to Jerusalem this year compared to last year. “It is expected that the number of Christian pilgrims, fifteen thousand, this year will surpass the...
The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) has denounced the participation of al-Nūr Party in the Third National Youth Conference held in Aswān under the auspices of President `Abd al-Fattāh al-Sisi, stressing that the Party is the political wing of the Salafi movement who holds Christians...
Ayman Muḥammad Rabīʿ al-Ẓawāhirī is a Muslim who claims that he is committed to bring the golden age of the caliphate back, and advocates a violent means of jihād to achieve his objectives. His own native country Egypt, along with many other countries, considers him a terrorist. During the 1990s,...
Speaking at a conference in Germany, Hāfiz Abū Siʿda, President of the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights, explained that Egypt has witnessed a wave of terrorism since the removal of deposed President Muhammad Mursī. He added that the terrorist attacks in the country have led to human rights...
Abū Siʿda: the inspection of police departments is a big step towards the protection of human rights  Hāfiz Abū Siʿda, president of the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights, announced that the appointment by Attorney General Hishām Barakāt of prosecutors for police departments is the biggest step...
Hāfidh Abū Saʿda, the President of the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights, repudiated the killing of Egyptian Copts in Libya, describing the killings as racially motivated. In response to the killings, he said “we must confront those who use religion to kill Egyptians and we must confront these...
The Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS) handed over a memo to the president of the People's Assembly about the constitution panel. CIHRS said that the members of the constituent assembly should be outside parliament in order to protect the constitution's legitimacy.
A fact-finding commission sent by the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) to investigate the sectarian unrest in the troubled district of al-'Āmrīyah, Alexandria, revealed that the Christian families forced to leave their homes and property after clashes over a purported love affair...
As all national powers had a firm stand to support Copts' rights in shaping the future of Egypt along with their Muslim brothers after all the seeds of division sowed by the dissolved National Democratic Party, Copts and the Muslim Brotherhood preferred to be in an alliance together in order to...
At the behest of a senior ranking officer, a representative from State Security Investigation Services contacted television presenter Hala Sarhan of Dream TV in 2001 to urge her to “reconsider her direction” about airing an interview with Islamist leader Abdel Fatah Fahmy. A year later, State...
A number of human rights activists agreed that the unified law regulating the construction of houses of worship in Egypt would not end the recent sectarian strife over the issue. Hāfiz Abū Si'dah, Chairman of the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR), said the law would settle 70-80% of the...
The Muslim Brotherhood has been suffering from the massive state drive to detain senior leaders and subscribers of the group. This started when students connected with the group initiated a parade at the Azhar University, which the state saw as demonstration of the group’s force toward the...
The RNSAW interviewed Hafez Abu Seada upon the request of the American Council of Churches about the article in the Boston Globe and found that the Boston Globe and Hafez Abu Seada have talked at cross-purposes. Where Hafez Abu Seada spoke about human rights violations concerning all Egyptians,...
Youssef Sidhom, editor-in-chief at Watani newspaper, was one of seven Egyptians chosen by the Freedom House center in Washington DC in the USA to receive a prize awarded to them "for the bold and courageous attitudes of your work in the area of defending the basic human rights for all Egyptians."...
The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights apologized over receiving an award given to its secretary general from "The Freedom House" based in Washington. Hafez Abu-Seda, the secretary general stated that the award was given to him because of the famous Koshh report.
A new article about the Koshh issue. The article places the Koshh incident in the context of discrimination or even persecution of Christians in Egypt and quotes for this Hafez Abu Seada, the secretary-general of the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights.
The presidential decree of October 27 sending 20 arrested members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood to military court has provoked a number of protests in Egypt.
The government referred 20 suspected members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood to military prosecutors on Monday, nearly two weeks after they were arrested in the biggest crackdown on the group in four years. The accused are charged with "disseminating the ideas of the banned group, endangering...
Recent arrests of Muslim Brotherhood members appear linked to the government’s decision to allow lawyers’ syndicate election to take place.
In a continuing clampdown on the clandestine Muslim Brotherhood, security forces on Thursday detained 20 alleged members of the group. Sixteen of the Islamist leaders were picked up as they held a meeting in the Maadi office of the Engineering Organizations’ Union. Others were arrested at their...
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