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Egypt is going through a new battle in the UN in the context of combating terrorism.
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. 
MP `Alā’ `Ābid, and chairman of Egypt’s parliament’s Human Rights Committee, said that it was time for defenders of human rights around the world to address the lack of professionalism of Human Rights Watch, which goes well beyond its role as a rights organization. In his press statement on Tuesday...
  Western media outlets manipulated the incident at St. Peter and St. Paul’s Church to promote what is referred to as the “peacefulness” of the Muslim Brotherhood, and presented it as a facet of the political equation. [They also] issued accusations against Egyptian security agencies, alleging that...
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. 
Egyptian Human Rights Organizations raised many questions over the silence of their International Human Rights counter partners, in particular that of Amnesty International (AI) and Human Rights Watch (HRW), after the latest Dallas actions of racism, especially because these two organizations are...
President of the Egyptian Union for Human Rights Organizations (EUHRO), Dr. Najīb Gobra'īl, condemned the reports released by both Amnesty International (AI) and Human Rights Watch (HRW) on the Cathedral incident, describing it 'a sectarian attack' and that '[Egyptian] authorities should better...
Background: In light of growing rates and allegations of religious persecution, the United States decided to adopt religious freedom as one of the main pillars of its foreign policy in 1998. This piece of legislation, referred to as the Religious Freedom Act, stirred considerable controversy....
 Egyptian authorities released Muhammad Sultān from an Egyptian prison after the American government demanded his release. Being a dual American-Egyptian citizen, his release stipulated that he renounces his Egyptian citizenship. Egyptian authorities arrested Sultān in 2013 after the Rabʿa Square...
Saʿd al-Dīn Ibrāhīm was born in Mansūrah, Egypt in 1938. He has been a highly controversial figure in Egypt for many years because of his strong stance on civil society, democracy and minority rights. In 2000, Ibrāhīm attracted international attention when he was arrested by Egyptian security along...

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