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The lawyers’ team, composed of the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR), the El Nadim Center for Rehabilitation of Victims of Violence and lawyers of the Maspero martyrs’ families, in a press conference at the EIPR headquarters on Wednesday (April 11), said the military judiciary has...
Meanwhile, Minister of Awqāf (Religious Endowments) Dr. Muhammad 'Abd al-Fadīl al-Qūsī appealed to preachers and clerics to shoulder their responsibilities and work on bringing the sectarian fitnah to a halt. Mustafá Salāh, the prosecutor of Minyā al-Qamh, ordered placement of 15-year-old Rānyā...
Dr. Māya Morsī, head of the National Council for Women (NCW) called on the media and their outlets to support NCW's awareness campaigns that criminalize female circumcision, and to help anti-circumcision organizations in their relevant efforts, saying “Broadcasting awareness campaigns are expensive...
The Egyptian Coalition for Child’s Rights (ECCR) requested the return to the issue of Children and their rights to the priorities of the agenda of the Egyptian government, demanding the Egyptian parliament to carry the responsibility for the legal rights of Egypt’s children and to carry out its...
  Under the title “Towards a Permanent National Mechanism to Follow-up Egypt’s Commitments before the International Mechanisms”, the MAAT Organization for Peace, Development and Human rights held a high level round-table for many experts.  
The defense counsel of the families of martyrs of the October 9 Maspero incidents quit the case and called for setting up an independent civil investigation panel. [‘Imād Khalīl, al-Misrī al-Yawm, April 12, p. 8] Read original text in Arabic
Homeless children are everywhere on the Egyptian streets, and are increasing in large numbers. This produces the dangerous situation of child trafficking. These two problems can be solved together through the making of an Egyptian adoption law. The idea of an adoption law was presented by the...
This report provides an overview of different human rights organizations in Egypt and th
‘Ulā Mustafá ‘Āmir writes about the new adoption law for non-Muslims.
The lawyer Najīb Jibrā’īl has prepared a draft bill for a law that will allow Christians to adopt in Egypt.

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