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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The Egyptian workers in Libya…Crisis in need of a solution!  EOHR offers the Ministry of Foreign Affairs recommendations for a quick resolution of the crisis

August 7th, 2014 by Editor

On the 15th of February 2011, Libyan groups of people, political factions and forces, human rights organizations and bodies demanded for the resignation of the Libyan leader “Mohamed Gaddafi”, asserting the right of the Libyan people to express their opinion in peaceful demonstrations and dreaming a new country where wealth is fairly distributed among the people in order to live in mercy Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR Calls for Preventing Referral of civilians to military justice

August 4th, 2014 by Editor

EOHR expresses deep concern regarding the referral of a civilian to military justice rather than forwarded to the normal judiciary. On Saturday, August 2, 2014, Tamer Mohammed was accused of assaulting a military conscript inside the armed forces gas station “national”. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR demands the Security Council to intervene for ceasefire in Gaza

July 21st, 2014 by Editor

In the light of the tragedy of the Israeli aggression to Gaza, the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) demands for a quick action of the UN Security Council to limit the dangerous escalation of the Israeli occupation forces in Palestine, urging the ceasefire and the respect of the truce achieved in November 2012, and for the implementation of the Egyptian Initiative to stop bloodshed. Read the rest of this entry »

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Counterterrorism Observatory

July 14th, 2014 by Editor

EOHR condemns the terrorist incident in Al-Arish and demands for the quick arrest of the perpetrators

 

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights strongly condemns the events of Al-Arish (in the North-Sinai Governatorate), that witnessed the fall of rockets on Sunday night, 13 July 2014, killing 8 people and injuring 33. Thus, the Organization demands for conducting investigations, catch the perpetrators and prosecute them. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Federation for Human Rights and Transitional Justice demands for a more democratic law on NGOs and liberalization of the civil work

July 10th, 2014 by Editor

The Federation for Human Rights and Transitional Justice read the NGOs draft law proposed by the Ministry of Social Solidarity[1], and it finds the draft is totally far from the committment to the international standards which ensure the freedom and independence of the civil work and protect it from any form of arbitrary interventions and administrative commandments. This represents a blatant violation of the Constitution and Egypt international obligations that, if approved, will result in the criminalization of the work of these organizations and will subject them to the control of the administrative authorities. Read the rest of this entry »

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COUNTERTERRORISM OBSERVATORY: EOHR CONDEMNS Heliopolis EXPLOSIONS

June 30th, 2014 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) expresses its deep sadness over the police forces’ loss of two members after the bombings in the Federal Palace area in Heliopolis on Monday the 30th of June 2014. EOHR considers this act an abject terrorist operation and strongly condemns it, demanding to quickly arrest the perpetrators and to sentence them to the maximum punishment. Read the rest of this entry »

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Counterterrorism observatory: EOHR condemns yesterday’s terrorist incidents

June 29th, 2014 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) deeply condemns the violent incidents which took place yesterday, Saturday 28 June 2014, demanding fast investigations to catch and prosecute the perpetrators. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Cairo Criminal Court issues a verdict in the case of the “Marriott Cell”

June 23rd, 2014 by Editor

On Monday the 23rd of June 2014 the Cairo Criminal Court has passed a rigorous prison sentence of seven years to three journalists from Al-Jazeera, after being convicted of crimes of incitement against Egypt, broadcasting false news and aiding a terrorist organization. In addition to that, 11 men were sentenced in absentia to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment while both Anas Muhammad al-Beltagy and Ahmed Abdelhamid Abd al-Athim were acquitted of their charges. Read the rest of this entry »

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Members of EOHR general assembly vote the new board of directors and adopt the new action plane of the organization

June 16th, 2014 by Editor

Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) held its fourth general assembly to elect the new board of directors (15 members) in its headquarters, after the end of the period of the current administration, on Friday 13 June 2014. The general assembly meets once a year to revise and evaluate the activities of the Organization and to elect the board of directors[1], which determines the policy of the Organization and is presided by the head of the Organization. Read the rest of this entry »

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