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Human rights activist and member of the Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms, Mīnā Thābit, uncovered that the Egyptian national security apparatus demanded a church to remove a marble plaque, commemorating the lives of those lost in front of the Maspero Television building in 2011.  The...
Nine Egyptian human rights organizations including Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS), al-Nadīm Center, Egyptian Front for Human Rights (EFHR), Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms (ECRF), and the Egyptian Center for Economic and Social Rights (ECESR) have condemned coercive...
In an interview with Mīnā Thābit, Director of the Minorities and Vulnerable Groups Program at the Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms (ECRF), he said that Christians in Egypt suffer from personal status issues, especially divorce and the permit for a second marriage, in addition to the...
Nūr Khalīl did not recognize first his brother Islām who was detained for 122 days, without his family knowing his whereabouts, “He did no look like the Islām I know,” Nūr recalled in an interview to Heba Sāleh of the Cairo-based Financial Times.  
He came from Minya to work with the Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms; he was entrusted with the file on minorities, a cause that has long been preoccupied him, until he became a reference sought by anyone who investigate on incidents concerning Copts throughout Egypt, from the south to...
The organizations continue in their statement, “These violations which are done by all organs of the state, in the midst of a naked state of impunity from punishment, and a flagrant violation of the constitutions and Egypt’s international commitments, have left hundreds of innocent young people in...
Duʿāʾ Muṣtafā, a lawyer at the Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms, said that they managed to identify the place of detention of Dr. Aḥmad ʿAbd Allāh, chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Egyptian Commission, at Awwil Al-Qahira police station in al-Tajammuʿ al-Khāmis. The police station...
Today, Monday, 10 Human Rights organizations petitioned the Government to suspend the death penalty, even if temporarily, on the occasion of the ‘World Day Against the Death Penalty’. The organizations’ petition comes at a time when the country has seen an unprecedented rise in human rights...
The Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms (ECRF) has said that it registered 340 cases of enforced disappearance in Egypt in the space of just two months, with a daily average of three cases, Almesryoon.com reported.
The year 2015 started with the killing of 21 Egyptian Christians working in Libya by Dā`esh. However, despite this bloody incident that took place last February, and despite the forced migration of the Christian families in the village of Kafr Darwish due to alleged defamation of the Prophet...

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