EOHR calls for the enactment of the NGOs Law of the Supreme Committee for Civil Work

August 31st, 2014 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) expresses its concern for the continuing demand to the unregistered Civil Society Organizations (civil companies) by the Ministry of Social Solidarity to adjust their legal status, as per the NGOs Law number 84 of the year 2002. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR condemns the rape of a girl in Imbaba police station

August 31st, 2014 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights strongly condemns the act of a police officer who raped a mentally disabled girl in Imbaba police station, and calls for quickly holding him accountable, in accordance with the Egyptian Law and Constitution, and referring him to urgent trial, as example for others. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR condemns the “entertainment” with the dead body of a citizen

August 28th, 2014 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) condemns the act of a police officer who was “playing and entertaining” with the body of a deceased in ElKhanka hospital in Kaliobeya, since this represents a blatant violation of the right to personal security. It is also inconsistent in toto with the international charters and conventions which ensure this right, with the Egyptian Constitution and the inherited customs and traditions. Read the rest of this entry »

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Four Egyptians massacred in Sinai at the hands of a terrorist organization: EOHR calls upon the authorities to quickly arrest the perpetrators

August 28th, 2014 by Editor

EOHR followed with deep concern the video published on the media that shows the massacre of four Egyptians in Sinai. The tape bears the logo of the terrorist organization Ansar Bait AlMaqdis, which claimed that those who were killed, were spies working for the Israeli intelligence. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR launches the second initiative for the release of the prisoners whose involvement in violent acts has not been proved

August 26th, 2014 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) launches its second initiative for the release of the prisoners, after its first initiative for the release of students imprisoned on remand according to the Law on demonstrations, whose involvement in violent acts has not been proved, and calls for their release taking into account their early age and in order to protect their future. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR submits various legal draft laws to the president of the Committee for Legislative Reform.

August 26th, 2014 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) submitted various legal draft laws prepared by an elite of law professors and legal experts members of the Organization. These drafts are made to be taken into consideration during the preparation by the Supreme Committee for Legislative Reform of draft laws, that is a competence of the Committee, in particular because these laws are related to the enhancement and respect of human rights principles according to the Egyptian Constitution and the international charters. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR demands the Egyptian government for an investigation on the execution of an Egyptian by an armed group in Libya

August 24th, 2014 by Editor

EOHR condemns the assassination of the young Egyptian guy Mohamed Ahmed Mohamed at the hands of an armed group affiliated to the organization Islamic Youth Shura Council in Libya in a football stadium with a blatant violation of the right to life, freedom and personal security. The Egyptian Organization requires the Libyan authorities to intervene in order to stop these acts and to protect the Egyptians living in Libya. It also requires the Egyptian government to communicate with the Libyan authorities concerned to protect Egyptians in the light of the unsafe period that the “brotherly” state is witnessing. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR condemns ISIL inhumane crimes

August 21st, 2014 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) condemns the murder of the American journalist James Foley at the hands of the terrorist organization “Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant”, known as ISIS. It also condemns other crimes committed by theterrorist organization as the kidnapping, intimidation and murder of the innocent civilians, which is considered a violation of all human rights and international charters, including the main one, to wit the 1977 European Convention on the Suppression of Terrorism and the International Convention against the Taking of Hostages, signed in New York in December 1979. Read the rest of this entry »

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Anti-violence observatory: 14 deaths and 34 injuried during the Brotherhood violent incidents on the first anniversary of Rabaa dispersal

August 19th, 2014 by Editor

The “Anti-violence observatory” followed the violent incidents that the country witnessed over the past few days, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 14, 15 and 16 August 2014 by the hands of the alliance supporting al-Sharia in various Egyptian governorates, during the anniversary of Rabaa and al-Nahda dispersal. Indeed the Egyptian governorates saw more than 60 demonstrations and marches, 17 cases of street blocked through burning tires or oil poured on the road and ignited and 3 cases of railways occupation which resulted according to the Forensic Medicine Authority’s data in the death of 14 citizens, the injury of 34 others, and the arrest of more than 300 people. Read the rest of this entry »

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In the first anniversary of Rabaa and el-Nahda dispersal the Union demands for a fact finding committee to announce its findings to the public opinion

August 11th, 2014 by Editor

The Union of human rights organizations and transitional justice demands in the first anniversary of Rabaa and el-Nahda dispersal for a fact finding committee headed by the international justice Fuad Abd ElManaem Riad to announce their findings to the public opinion, send a final report to the Egyptian government, unmask Rabaa and el-Nahda events and all the violations committed during or after the sit-in with the assault to churches and public properties, Read the rest of this entry »

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