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7 December 2017, by Jasper A. Kiepe and Salma Khamis This article is the second installment in a three-part series: In the first article, we gave an overview on the situation in Egypt with respect to sexual harassment, and violence against women more generally. In this piece, we examine the...
Diplomats described the European Union's statement that " the Egyptian judiciary’s freezing of the human rights organizations' fund stands against the work of civil society" as an insult to the Egyptian authority and against the international rules and laws. The Diplomats claim that there are...
Cairo- A criminal court in Cairo on Wednesday decided to suspend the funds from a Women’s and Human Rights NGO . The court also decided to freeze the assets of the founders of both NGOs. The court ruled to suspend the funds of the organization Naẓra for Women's Studies and freeze the personal funds...
On June 10, George Is'hāq, one of the co-founder of the major oppositional movement Kefāya (Enough is Enough) during the Mūbārak regime, and member of Egypt's National Council for Human Rights (NCHR), wrote an article in Al-Shurūq Newspaper, strongly condemning the ongoing discrimination practiced...
Founder of the National Community For Human Rights And Law (NCHRL), Ahmad Rāgheb, said that Cairo airport officials informed him today that he was not allowed to leave the country. Rāgheb was on his way to Morocco to attend the 22nd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 22) of the United...
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...
Twelve human rights organizations condemned what they called “violent attacks” launched by Egyptian authorities against the freedom of artistic creation and expression, particularly evident after a two-year prison court sentence against art journalist, Ahmad Nāji, and a 10-thousand Egyptian Pounds...
President `Abd al-Fattah al-Sisi’s announcement as 2017 being the Year of the Woman renewed hopes of female jurists and feminists that the new year will see more pleasant events, giving women more rights and gains which are currently absent.
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