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Human Rights Watch has launched a severe attack on Egypt claiming that women’s rights are being flagrantly violated in Egypt. The American organization issued a statement in which it condemned all sorts of discrimination practiced against women,most notably restrictions regarding their right to...
Sabāh al-Khayr magazine recently tackled the subject ‘Copts’ divorce.’ Many think that the Church must reconsider the personal status affairs of Copts according to modern reality, but they do not have the will or the courage to declare it in public.
Human Rights Watch issued a document entitled: “Divorced from justice: Women’s unequal access to divorce in Egypt,” documenting serious human rights violations in biased Family Laws against women in Egypt.
On January 5, 2001, a group of supporters of Professor Saad Eddin Ibrahim (SEI) and the Ibn Khaldun Center for Development Studies (IKCDS) met with the Egyptian Ambassador to the United States, Nabil Fahmy. The group included Drs. William Zartman, Michael Hudson, Diane Singerman, Judy Barsalou, and...
Nine organizations issued a joint statement expressing their fear that the trial of human rights defender Saad Eddin Ibrahim and 27 others before a Supreme State Security Court might not meet international fair trial standards. The trial is scheduled to open on 18 November 2000. The statement was...
This article gives an overview of the Egyptian/Arab Press, including English language media, about Dr. Saad Eddin Ibrahim and the Ibn Khaldoun Institute.
Despite parliament’s approval, many NGOs believe that this is no reason to stop the campaign against a law which, they argue, infringes upon their autonomy. The law, many NGOs assert, gives the government extensive control over the establishment and liquidation of organizations, and widens the...
Letter responding to the claims made in the advertisement in the Washington Times. No one investigates. Just claims are made.
The arrest two weeks ago and subsequent release of Hafez Abu Se’ada, secretary general of the EOHR and the interrogation of Mustafa Zeidan, EOHR-lawyer, continue to focus international attention on the status of human rights groups in this country.
Egyptian authorities have prevented the lawyers and wife of a human rights leader from visiting him, a rights group said Friday.

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