EOHR condemns the arrest of Azza Sulieman and demands the suspension of the foreign funding case

December 8th, 2016 by Editor

 

EOHR condemns the arrest of Azza Sulieman

and demands the suspension of the foreign funding case

 

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) condemns the arrest of Azza Sulieman the director of  the Centre for Egyptian Women’s legal assistance (CEWLA), and calls upon the authorities to suspend investigations of case 173 of the year 2011 also known as the foreign funding case. The prosecutor landed three charges of Mrs Sulieman; those charges are conducting civil society related activities in an illegal manner, recieving funding in illicit ways, and tax evasion. This comes after security forces detained Mrs. Sulieman yesterday in accordance with a prosecutor’s order of arrest related to the foreign funding case. Read the rest of this entry »

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Civil Society legistlation: The end of civil society in Egypt EOHR calls upon President Al Sisi not to ratify the new NGO Law

December 4th, 2016 by Editor

 

Civil Society legistlation: The end of civil society in Egypt

EOHR calls upon President Al Sisi not to ratify the new NGO Law

 

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) expresses its deep concern regarding parliament’s decision to pass the controversial NGO law, and calls upon President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi not to ratify this unconstitutional law that contradicts Egypt’s international legal obligations.

EOHR views this law as a violation of international norms and principles that stiputlae the independence of civil society. EOHR also believes this law contradicts Egypt’s constitution and international obligations. Read the rest of this entry »

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On the International Day of solidarity with the Palestinian people, EOHR reafirms its inifinite support for the legitimate rights of the palestinian people

November 29th, 2016 by Editor

On the International Day of solidarity with the Palestinian people, EOHR reafirms its inifinite support for the legitimate rights of the palestinian people

The suffering of the palestinian people under Israeli occupation and oppression persists without any signs of hope to alleviate their plight, on the contrary matters seem to be heading for worse. On the International day of solidarity with the Palestinian people EOHR reafirms its boundless support to the right of the palestinian people to self determination, independence and return to their homeland that was stripped away from them forcefully by means of aggression. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR comments on the UN special rappoteur’s statement on Egypt’s civil society legistlation

November 24th, 2016 by Editor

EOHR comments on the UN special rappoteur’s statement on Egypt’s civil society legistlation

The Egyptian Organization for human rights (EOHR) has read, and thoroughly examined the statement issued by the UN special rappoteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and association on Egypt’s  recently approved draft law on civil society. We in EOHR advice Egypt’s parliament and government do the same, and take the rappoteurs opinion and assesment into account. EOHR reposts his statement so that all actors, and players may be able to see. Read the rest of this entry »

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The verdict against the president of Egypt’s press syndaicte, a new slap on the face of freedom of expression

November 19th, 2016 by Editor

The verdict against the president of Egypt’s press syndaicte, a new slap on the face of freedom of expression

 EOHR recieved the 2 year prison sentence and 10,000 LE fine against Press syndacite president Yehia Kalash, and two other members of the board Gamal Abdel Rehim and Khaled Al Balshi with shock and concern. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR adopts the case of Magdi Mcain, and follows the prosecution’s investigation of the case.

November 18th, 2016 by Editor

EOHR adopts the case of Magdi Mcain, and follows the prosecution’s investigation of the case.

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) voices its deep concern over reports it has recieved that confrim the death of Mr. Magdi Mcain in Al Amiria police station, bearing in mind that the victim’s family are accusing one the officers at the station of torturing him to death. Read the rest of this entry »

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Civil Society legistlation….. A blow to freedom of association

November 17th, 2016 by Editor

Civil Society legistlation….. A blow to freedom of association

The new legistlation puts strict legal constrains on civil society as it erodes the right to assemble and associate, which comes in clear violation of the Egyptian constitution, and international human rights conventions Egypt is party to. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR submits draft legistlation on civil society to Egypt’s parliament

November 13th, 2016 by Editor

EOHR submits draft legistlation on civil society to Egypt’s parliament

 

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) submitted a draft legistlation on civil society to Dr. Abdel Hadi Al Kasabi chairman of the parliamentary committee on social solidarity. The legistlation was drafted by the supreme committee on civil activism that was established by Dr. Ahmed El Borai (then minister of social solidarity) by ministerial decree 164 on the 30th of July 2013. Mr. Hafez Abu Seada the president of EOHR was the coordinator of this committee that included 18 civil society organizations and unions. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Anti-terrorism observatory heavily condemns the murder of the chief of the ninth armored division.

October 23rd, 2016 by Editor

The Anti-terrorism observatory heavily condemns the murder of the chief of the ninth armored division.

  The anti-terrorism observatory expresses its deep condemnation concerning the murder of the chief of the ninth division-military staff/ Adel Ragy as he was murdered yesterday, 22/10/2016, by a group of unknowns who shoot him during his way to work which caused to his death leaving his private guard injured. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Anti-terrorism observatory condemns the terroristic incident in Sinai

October 15th, 2016 by Editor

The Anti-terrorism observatory condemns the terroristic incident in Sinai

The Anti-terrorism observatory expresses its deep condemnation concerning the terroristic incidents occurred in Sinai on the last Friday 15/10/2016 which caused the death of 12 draftee and other 6 were injured as a result of a shooting campaign on a military patrol in Al ma’ara ,Sinai by a group of extremists. Read the rest of this entry »

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