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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...
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 Egyptian Organization For Human Rights (EOHR) showed concern on the ongoing curtail policy practiced against human rights activists, the latest being the arrest of Nāsser Amīn who was on his way to Geneva, Switzerland. Airport security authorities detained the activist for more than four hours...
Founder and Executive Director of the Arabic Network of Human Rights Information (ANHRI), Jamāl `Īd, writes on his twitter account:
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...
Jamāl `Eid is an attorney and human rights defender who founded the Arab Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) in 2003.
In a joint statement 8 international human rights organizations condemned the “increasingly routine imposition of travel bans” practiced by Egyptian security authorities against independent civil society organizations, with the aim of “silencing critical voices”.
The presidential elections committee stated yesterday, June 17 that the results of the presidential elections will be announced on Thursday, June 21. Yet, both presidential candidates, Muhammad Mursī and Ahmad Shafīq, have claimed victory, both claiming to have received between 51 and 52 percent of...
In the article, Hibah al-Sharqāwī reviews a number of laws which she believes are meant to silence the opposition against the political regime.
The Administrative Court has rejected a lawsuit that was filed by the Muslim convert to Christianity, Muhammad Hijāzī and has allowed Bahā’ī’s to leave the religion field empty or write "other" on their identity cards. The Egyptian press reported the two rulings and commented on the increasing...

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