EOHR welcomes the President’s pardon of 332 young prisoners including activists

May 16th, 2018 by Editor

EOHR welcomes the President’s pardon of 332 young prisoners including activists

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi issued a presidential pardon that ordered the release of 332 young prisoners including dissident political activists like Dostour party members Andrew Saleeb and Islam Fouad Qassem. This comes after multiple pleas and demands voiced the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) to secure the release of all political activists who were detained due to their legitimate exercise of their constitutional rights. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR condemns the relocation of the US embassy in Israel to occupied Jerusalem

May 14th, 2018 by Editor

EOHR condemns the relocation of the US embassy in Israel to occupied Jerusalem

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) strongly once again condemns President Donald Trump’s decision to move the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The decision is due to be executed on the 14th of May 2018 which comes one day before what Israel celebrates as Independence Day and Palestinians commemorate with grief as the Nakba (Catastrophe) due to the displacement of over 700,000 Palestinians by the then nascent Israeli state. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR expresses its deep concern regarding the latest incidents at Cairo Metro Stations

May 14th, 2018 by Editor

EOHR expresses its deep concern regarding the latest incidents at Cairo Metro Stations

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) expresses its deep concern regarding the latest incidents that unraveled in several of Cairo’s Metro Station. Read the rest of this entry »

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Egypt: Freedom at Risk

May 3rd, 2018 by Editor

On World Press Freedom Day EOHR Presents:

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EOHR demands the suspension of investigations of Al Masry Al Youm’s Case

April 22nd, 2018 by Editor

EOHR demands the suspension of investigations of Al Masry Al Youm’s Case

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) expresses its deep concern regarding the legal complaints filed against Al Masry Al Youm lately. The complaints accused the daily newspaper of propagating false rumors to discredit the 2018 presidential elections. EOHR finds investigating such cases as a violation of the right to freedom of opinion and expression which is safeguarded by the Egyptian Constitution and International Human Rights law. Read the rest of this entry »

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Human Rights Organizations Demand United States of America, United Kingdom, and France Stop Playing the Role of World Policeman

April 19th, 2018 by Editor

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EOHR delegation to the 37th session of the Human Rights Council A summary of EOHR activities in Geneva

April 12th, 2018 by Editor

EOHR delegation to the 37th session of the Human Rights Council

A summary of EOHR activities in Geneva

 The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) formed a delegation to take part in the 37th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva in line with its responsibilities and commitments as one of Egypt’s leading Human Rights entities and as an NGO with special consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). The delegation was composed of Dr. Hafez Abu Seada the president of EOHR, Mr. Essam Shiha the Secretary General of EOHR and Mohamed Gamal Osman the International Relations Coordinator of EOHR. The delegation undertook its tasks in Geneva in the period between the 11th of March 2018 to the 21st of March 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR Condemns the Shut Down of Misr Al Arabia website

April 5th, 2018 by Editor

EOHR Condemns the Shut Down of Misr Al Arabia website

 The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) strongly condemns the shutdown of Misr Al Arabia website and the detention of its editor Adel Sabri. EOHR views such behavior as a blatant violation of freedom of expression which is a right protected by the Egyptian Constitution and International Human Rights Law. Read the rest of this entry »

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Court of cassation orders a retrial of 16 defendants in the foreign funding case EOHR calls upon the authorities to suspend the case

April 5th, 2018 by Editor

 Court of cassation orders a retrial of 16 defendants in the foreign funding case

EOHR calls upon the authorities to suspend the case

The Court of Cassation issued its verdict cancelling prison sentences ranging from 1 to 2 years for 16 defendants in the so called foreign funding case and ordered their retrial. The 16 defendants belong to 5 foreign human rights NGOs that used to work in Egypt before having their offices shutdown by authorities in 2011. Those organizations were accused of working without proper permits and of receiving unregistered foreign funds. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR’s monitoring mission of the 2018 Egyptian Presidential Elections Day (3)

March 28th, 2018 by Editor

EOHR’s monitoring mission of the 2018 Egyptian Presidential Elections

Day (3)

  The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights’ (EOHR) observation mission for the presidential elections concluded its activities after monitoring the elections for their entire duration (3 days) the final being on March 28th 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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