Terrorism Observatory in the anniversary of the revolution, the failure of the option of violence

January 27th, 2015 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) strongly condemns the acts of terrorism that Egypt has witnessed in the fourth anniversary of the 25th January revolution. EOHR stresses that these acts constitute a violation of the principles of human rights recognized by the Egyptian constitution, and stipulated by international human rights treaties and convention. Among the rights violated were right to life, freedom, personal security and freedom of the movement. EOHR urges the authorities to protect the Egyptian citizen from such acts according to the law and the principles human rights. Read the rest of this entry »

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Court of Cassation verdict of canceling execution provisions of Minya … renew the Organization’s demands of abolishing the death penalty

January 24th, 2015 by Editor

On Saturday 24th of January, Egypt’s Court of Cassation has ordered a retrial of 152 members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood movement, including 37 sentenced to death in a mass trial that had sparked international condemnation. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Egyptian Coalition for election monitoring (ECEM) demands the extension of the deadline for NGO registration for monitoring permits for the parliamentary elections

January 12th, 2015 by Editor

The supreme elections committee announced on the 11th of January 2015, that the process of registration for monitoring permits for civil society organizations and international organizations will begin on the 20th of January 2015, and will end on the 31st of the same month. The Egyptian Coalition for election monitoring however finds that the time allotted for the process is insufficient, and it’s necessary to extend the deadline so that all civil society organizations can participate in the monitoring of the 2015 parliamentary elections. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) strongly condemns the Paris Terrorist Attacks

January 8th, 2015 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) strongly condemns this bloody act of terrorism, which is considered a blatant violation of the basic principles of Human Rights, especially the right to life and security as well as the right of freedom of expression and thought that are stipulated by International Human Rights treaties and conventions. Read the rest of this entry »

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News Sentences ranging from 10 years to life imprisonment for a police officer and 11 enlisted police personnel

January 8th, 2015 by Editor

Sohag criminal court issued a verdict on Tuesday the 6th of January 2015 on a group of policemen after convicting them with “assaulting the Judicial authorities, Breaking into Sakalta Prosecution office, and verbally assaulting its members”. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) demands the solidification of regulations for the use of force by Policemen

January 6th, 2015 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) expresses its strong condemnation of the shooting of Egyptian Citizens, Ahmed Said Abdel Hakim (25 years), and his brother Mohamed (23) by policemen in the city of Suez which led to their death.

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The Terrorism Observatory The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) condemns the murder of two Policemen in an armed attack on The Virgin Church in Minya, Egypt.

January 6th, 2015 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights condemns the terrorist attack that occurred in the city of Minya on the morning of Tuesday the 6th of January, 2015. The attack targeted two Policemen charged with securing the perimeter of the virgin church in Mahmoud Abdel Razek street close to Al Habashy square in the heart of the city of Minya. The attack led to the death of both Policemen in a blatant violation of the Right to Life. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) demands the evacuation of all Egyptians living in Libya, while stressing the importance of an active role for the International community to resolve the Crisis.

January 4th, 2015 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) is alarmed and outraged by the recent acts of violence against Egyptian citizens living and working in Libya. The latest developments are a continuation of a chain of violent attacks that have targeted Egyptians over the past years, causing the, abduction, death and injury of many Egyptians. About 1 million Egyptians live and work in Libya, and they present a sizable part of Libya’s entire population that barley exceeds 6 million. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) submits a petition to the President requesting a presidential pardon for the Ithadiya protesters

January 1st, 2015 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) submitted a petition to President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi demanding the release of the defendants in case no.8429 for the year 2014 known in the media as the Ithadiya Protests case for the sake of their future in accordance with article 155 of the constitution Read the rest of this entry »

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A plea for the president: EOHR demands the release of the “Ithadiya” activists

December 29th, 2014 by Editor

The Misdemeanor Appellant court has released its verdict regarding the case of the Ithadiya protesters on the 28th of December 2014[1]. The court accepted the appeals of the 23 defendants and sentenced them to 2 years in Jail and 2 years of surveillance after they serve their sentence. The verdict came to replace the last one which gave the defendants 3 years in Jail and 10,000 EGP fine.  Read the rest of this entry »

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