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Egypt won a seat on the United Nations human rights council on Friday for the period from 2017 to 2020, after it received 173 votes during the general assembly. In a congratulatory statement, the local non-governmental organization (NGO) of Maat for Peace and Development called on the Egyptian...
Maat for Peace, Development and Human Rights, which obtained the consultative status in the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations, concluded on Sunday 28th of February a round table on main principles and provisions proposed to the local administration draft law in the framework of the...
The new law draft on the founding and mandates of the National Council for Human Rights was prepared by the Government, ignoring the major amendments proposed by members of the NCHR, namely visit prisons by notice and not by permit, guarantee the financial independence of the Council, and...
The United Nations launched the "Safe Cities from Violence against Women and Girls” global program in Egypt. The overall purpose of Safe Cities is to improve the quality of life for the people in 20 countries, including India, Ruwanda, and Papua New-Guinea.
Egypt was one of the country that joined the Organization Of Islamic Cooperation since its foundation in 1969. In a presidential decree released last December, President `Abd al-Fattāh al-Sisi announced the establishing of a permanent mission representing Egypt in the OIC. The presidential decree...
Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court ruled on Saturday that only the first paragraph of Article 10, which grants the interior ministry authority to deny protest requests, was unconstitutional.
According to the latest figures, the number of Egyptian Nubians is 2-4 million, forming thus the largest minority group. Another group is that of the Amazigh (Berbers): the indigenous North Africans in Egypt. 'Minorities' is a term referring to categories of people differentiated from the social...
Last April, during President `Abd al-Fattāh al-Sisi’s meeting with the French President François Hollande, al-Sisi said: ‘The region we live in is very turbulent, and European standards don’t work considering the current circumstances that the region is exposed to.’ Al-Sisi added, ‘I say this to...
The Egyptian Center for Women Rights issued a study titled “Means of Female Participation within Local Administrations” where it aimed at studying electoral systems to enable effective participation of women within local administrations, to identify most appropriate systems for the application of...
Background: Father Marqus ‘Azīz Khalīl talked about the issue of the Hanging Church and criticizes the Ministry of Culture in its stance regarding the issue. The interview was held in Arabic. Side A: The Hanging Church issue was focused on two main aspects; the reconstruction of the church and the...

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