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Background: Bahāʾ al-Dīn Ḥassan [Bahay Hassan] is an Egyptian Human Rights defender who has led the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies, CIHRS. Since he has received death threats for his work, he is currently living in France. Najād Barʿaī [Negad Borai] also works in the field Human Rights...
Tension built up between Cairo and Washington after some U.S. activists and officials in non-governmental organizations (NGOs) were referred to trial in Egypt as the Egyptian military delegation abruptly ended a visit to the U.S. is scheduled to return to Cairo today (Feb. 8).
The draft law submitted by the three Egyptian Churches to the Parliament for approval has raised concern among human rights activists. Human rights advocate Najīb Jūbra'īl objects five amendments introduced to the law draft.
Nījād al-Bora`ī, lawyer and human rights activist said that. “The words of Dr. Muhammd al- Beltāgī during his trial about his torture in al-`Aqrab Prison are an official statement against Gen. Hassan al-Sūhāgī, the assistant minister of the Interior's Prison Sector.”
Human Rights activist, Nejād al-Bora`ī, tweeted “the State rejects all kind of dialogues with human rights organization, believing that it has ultimately triumphed over human rights organizations like over many other social and political powers in the country.”
John Casson, British ambassador to Egypt, met with appellate defender Najjād al-Bur ̔ī to discuss the current state of human rights in Egypt. Al-Bur ̔ī is the president of United Group, an Egyptian law firm which focuses on human rights cases. 
Najād al-Barʿī: “Civil society in Egypt is suffering from attempts to crush it”  Lawyer Najād al-Barʿī head of the Lawyers and Legal Consultants United Group, said that civil society is threatened by attempts to crush it. He pointed to the attempts of striking human rights activists, citing the...
(Right) now all the political groups in Egypt conform to one main principle, which is to make sure that every part of society is represented in the constituent assembly that will draft the Egyptian constitution. There is no doubt that this principle is credible as long as it is implemented...
This report provides an overview of different human rights organizations in Egypt and th
Robert al-Faris scans the Egyptian press for interesting articles. He comments on the alarming rise in sectarian violence which was tackled by Ibrāhim ‘Īsá in al-Dustūr. He also mentions an article in al-Misrī al-Yawm entitled ’Converting to Christianity ... a calm discussion of a sensitive topic’...

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