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During the opening of the annual forum of NGOs organized by the Egyptian National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) on Tuesday, the NCHR’s President Muḥammad Fāʾiq said that there can be no democracy without an active civil society to put the constitution into effect, adding that the NCHR is focusing...
President of the National Council for Human Rights Muḥammad Fā’iq said that there is wide interest in human rights, whether internally or externally. This includes people’s economic and social rights, as well as their freedoms. He stated that democracy is similar to happiness: we feel it, but...
Muḥammad Fā’iq, President of the National Human Rights Council, said that the Egyptian population is the only party capable of recruiting President ʿ Abd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī to serve a second presidential term, pointing out that the president wished to serve only term, but the people...
President of the National Council for Human Rights, Mr. Muḥammad Fāyiq, hosted a delegation from the Committee on International Religious Freedoms of the U.S. State Department in the Council’s headquarters in Giza today (Wednesday).
A panel discussion on enhancing and promoting human rights educational sustainability in Arab Countries was launched on Monday at the headquarters of the General Secretariat of the Arab Organization for Human Rights (AOHR) in Cairo.
George Is'hāq, member of the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) said that committees of the council have prepared a report including the lists of names of prisoners that meet the four criteria required for earlier release: “those who did not commit violence, the elderly, students, and the...
A report which president of the Council, Muhammad Fā’iq, submitted to Egyptian President ‘Abd al-Fatāh al-Sīsī found that that more than 212 prisoners were killed during the last year within police stations and prisons due to torture or lack of medical attention. Three women were among the dead....
The National Council for Human Rights calls for the establishment of an Egyptian Health Council  Muhammed Fāʾiq president of the National Council for Human Rights said that the new Constitution affirmed the right of the citizens to health care, since the State has pledged to guarantee services and...
The Egyptian and Danish National Councils for Human Rights cooperate to spread a human rights culture The council’s efforts towards spreading human rights culture are continue to take place. Muhammad Fāʾiq, President of the Egyptian Council for Human Rights shortly before had signed an agreement of...
In an event in Geneva that took place during the meetings of the International Council for Human Rights, the national council for human rights, the Egyptian council, and the Arab council for Human Rights issued a collective statement saying that “Egypt will continue its progress towards democracy...
National Council for Human Rights Calls for the creation of an Egyptian health council The President of the National Council for Human Rights, Muhamad Fāīq, said that the new constitution confirms the right to healthcare and that the government has committed to spending at least 3% of national...
Khalīl discusses the reasons behind the violence and discrimination against Copts in Egypt. He blames the government, the Coptic community, and the Muslim majority, and calls on Copts to make their voices heard in international human rights and media organizations. He stresses the significance of...
The article reports on the statements of a member of the National Council for Human Rights about the unified draft law for organizing the building and restoration of houses of worship.
The National Council for Human Rights discusses the issue of omitting religion from identity cards.
The author discusses the “much-need” unified law for building houses of worship and the difficulties that it is facing in parliament. He highlights some human rights organization’s agenda for the law.
The article deals with the Fourth Forum of Arab Reform at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina. This forum brought together a number of prominent Arab and international researchers who discussed a wide range of topics related to improving the social, economic and civil society welfare of the people in the...
While some consider the proposed anti-terrorism law a violation of an individual’s freedom and privacy, others consider this proposed constitutional text to be a means of avoiding terrorist attacks in Egypt. Arguments about citizenship and article two are still the main subjects of all debates...
Al-Usbua published a file opposing Saad Eddin Ibrahim’s plans to monitor the coming elections under the title "No to dubious supervision. No to interference in Egypt’s affairs."
State Security Prosecution searched the offices of the so- called Organization for Support of Egyptian Women Voters, a project affiliated to the Ibn Khaldoun Center. Thousands of forged voting cards were found. Ibrahim accepted funds of $200,00 from the EU in support of the project, where the...
The author criticizes the human rights conference in Paris and its discussion of the issue of renewing the Islamic religious discourse. He believes that those who discussed the issue are not qualified. He writes that the issue became on everybody´s lips and a subject that is dealt with every...

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