The Egyptian Union for Human Rights and transitional justice organizations is to monitor the coming parliamentary elections, and recommends the issuance of a new law for NGOs

December 11th, 2014 by Editor

On the 11th of December 2014, the executive committee of the Egyptian Union of Human Rights (EUHRTJ) and transitional justice organizations held a meeting. The committee’s members discussed the role of their organizations regarding the electoral process for the next parliamentary elections. The committee’s decision was that the EOHR will monitor the electoral process via the Egyptian Coalition for Monitoring Elections (ECME). Consequently, the union’s general assembly will hold a meeting to discuss related arrangements. Read the rest of this entry »

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On the Commemoration of the International Day for the Human Rights The Egyptian Organization for the Human Rights claims the government to elaborate reform procedures to improve the human rights record

December 9th, 2014 by Editor

On the 66th commemoration of the Universal Declaration for the Human Rights issued on 10th of December 1948, the Egyptian Organization for the Human Rights (EOHR) is renewing its claims in order to revise the current laws in force in Egypt, and then amending it with the related international agreements and treaties, based on the principles of the International Bill for the Human Rights. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR calls for the release of Dr Mohamed Ali Beshr

November 20th, 2014 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) expresses its concern for the arrest of Dr Mohamed Ali Beshr and calls for releasing him and all those who did not commit violent actions or incite them. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR calls for the release of all Mohamed Mahmoud demonstrators

November 20th, 2014 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) expresses its concern for the arrest of a number of demonstrators, which took place yesterday, Wednesday 19 November 2014 to commemorate Mohamed Mahmoud anniversary in Cairo and in various governorates, calling for the application of Article 73 of the Egyptian Constitution, which provides the right to stage public meetings, processions, demonstrations and all forms of peaceful demonstrations, without weapons of any sort. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR calls upon the government to prorogate the deadline for the regularization of the unregistered organizations until the enactment of a new NGOs law

November 10th, 2014 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) expresses its deep concern for the deadline set by the Ministry of Solidarity for the regularization of unregistered CSOs in accordance with NGOs Law number 84 of the year 2002, especially because there are sustained rights calls to amend the law in the provisions that restrict and obstacle the civil work in the field of sustainable development and in their support to human rights and the rule of law. Read the rest of this entry »

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Counterterrorism observatory EOHR condemns the terrorist attacks in the Egyptian governorates

November 6th, 2014 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) condemns the series of explosion which took place in various governorates. A bomb exploded at only 100 m from ElKobba presidential palace in Cairo, on Thursday morning, November 6, after the attack to a train carriage in AlMunoufeya, on Wednesday evening, November 5, and another explosion that had already happened at metro ElAnfaq, in AlMarg (East of Cairo). EOHR calls for conducting quick investigations, catching the perpetrators and prosecute them. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR and NCHR hold an information meeting at OHCHR in Geneva

November 5th, 2014 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) held an information meeting last Tuesday in Geneva, at Palais des Nations (Room XXV) from 1.30 to 3.30 pm, in cooperation with the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR), on the occasion of the Egyptian review at UPR. The meeting, which dealt with “Counterterrorism and assurance of human rights protection”, was headed by Mr Hafez Abo Seada, president of EOHR and saw the participation of the following speakers: Read the rest of this entry »

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Counterterrorism observatory: EOHR condemns the attack to a checkpoint at “Karam Qaradis”, in AlSheikh Zuid and calls for the implementation of the Security Council resolution on the international funding of terrorism

October 25th, 2014 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) condemns AlArish terrorist incident, which took place on Friday 24 October 2014. A checkpoint in “Karam Qaradis”, AlSheikh Zuid, was attacked killing 28 martyrs and injuring 26 from the security forces. Read the rest of this entry »

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Counterterrorism observatory: EOHR condemns ElArish explosions and calls for a strategy to protect the right to life

October 20th, 2014 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) condemns ElArish terrorist attack of last Sunday, 19 October 2014, which killed and injured 12 Egyptian valiant soldiers, and calls for the quick arrest of the perpetrators of the crime, to bring them to justice and punish them with the severest penalties. Read the rest of this entry »

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The conference on “Freedom of Opinion and Expression in the New Egyptian Media System” calls for achieving the constitutional objectives related to the media

October 16th, 2014 by Editor

The second day of the conference on “Freedom of Opinion and Expression in the New Egyptian Media System”, organized by the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) for 14 and 15 October 2014, has been concluded. The participants asserted the necessity to establish the media councils set forth in Articles 211, 212 and 213 of the constitution to ensure their independence from any authority, and the need to develop self-regulating instruments for the media industry. They stressed the importance to purify the laws on freedom depriving penalties, enhance the role of the media, journalistic and civil society institutions in the protection of journalists and media personnel, and securing the appropriate conditions for the exercise of their work. Read the rest of this entry »

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