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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...
Director of the Center, Dāliyā Ziyāda, commented, “the International Community intentionally turns a blind eye to the terrorist acts committed by the Brotherhood in the interest of certain parties.” The report published by her Center records more than 3000 terrorist acts perpetrated by the...
14 men sentenced to execution and 37 others to imprisonment, accused of being linked to the Muslim brotherhood organisation which is believed to ‘have political motives’.  This decision has been deemed to be ‘totally unfair’ by the human rights watch who oversee affairs in the Middle East and North...
The death of at least 20 people in Egypt during clashes with security forces surrounding the commemoration of the 2011 uprising underscores the need for an independent investigation into the authorities’ excessive use of force. A woman and a 17-year-old girl were killed ahead of the January 25...
In a joint statement 8 international human rights organizations condemned the “increasingly routine imposition of travel bans” practiced by Egyptian security authorities against independent civil society organizations, with the aim of “silencing critical voices”.
Arab-West relations have been one of the most controversial relationships in the international arena for decades.

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