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An unprecedented decision to close Al-Nadīm Center for Rehabilitation of Victims of Violence and Torture, one of the most prominent civil society organizations in Egypt, has caused much controversy and criticism of a potentially systematic policy aimed at human rights organizations. The decision...
This report provides an overview of different human rights organizations in Egypt and th
The article is based on a listing of articles that talk about the Muftī of the Republic Dr. ‘Alī Jum‘ah and his Fatwá which believes that drinking from Prophet Muhammad’s urine bestowed blessings. Despite the fact that the Islamic Research Academy has asked the Muftī to withdraw this claim, he...
The Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies [CIHRS] has sent an appeal to the president of the republic and the speakers of both houses of Parliament called to amend Article Two of the Constitution that states that Islam is the religion of the state and Islamic sharīʿā is the main source of...
The motivation, objectives and program of an RNSAW workshop for Egyptian journalists in cooperation with the Al-Ahram Institute for Regional Journalism. The workshop is financed by the Dutch Embassy and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung and covers human rights issues, women, Western and Arab media, freedom...
Workshop for Egyptian journalists; women’s rights and women in Egyptian media..
An examination of the human rights situation in Egypt shows that it is even worse than one might expect, says a new report issued jointly by three human rights organizations on July 12.
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...
The People’s Assembly passed the new law of associations on May 27 after two days of debate and protests from non-governmental organizations. Internationally, the law provoked dismay from a number of corners including five human rights groups, including Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch,...
NGO representatives and activists for human and women’s rights stepped up their campaign this week against the proposed NGO law in a bid to prevent it from being passed by the People’s Assembly. NGOs believe that the bill infringes upon their autonomy and inhibits civil action.
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