The Government challenges the Administrative Court’s ruling in favor of EOHR

August 14th, 2018 by Editor

The Government challenges the Administrative Court’s ruling in favor of EOHR

 The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) received an appeal from the State Lawsuits Authority of the court ruling in favor of EOHR’s right to receive a grant to develop civil society in Egypt. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR welcomes the appointment of Michelle Bachelet as UN Human Rights Chief

August 12th, 2018 by Editor

EOHR welcomes the appointment of Michelle Bachelet as UN Human Rights Chief

 The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) congratulates her excellency Mrs. Michelle Bachelet for her appointment as the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, a post she will assume by the end of this month. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR calls on the Public Prosecutor to release detained activists

August 1st, 2018 by Editor

 

EOHR calls on the Public Prosecutor to release detained activists

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) reiterates its initiative demanding the release of detainees cases relating to freedom opinion and expression in an effort to help uphold the constitution and International human rights law. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR demands the suspension of death penalty in Egypt

July 30th, 2018 by Editor

EOHR demands the suspension of death penalty in Egypt

On July 28th, 2018, Southern Cairo’s Criminal Court’s 28th circuit referred the names of 75 defendants in the case concerning the dispersal of the Raba’a Sit-in to the grand Mufti of Egypt in preparation to sentence them to death. The court will issue its final verdict on the 8th of September this year. It is worth mentioning that this is only the first phase of litigation and the court’s decision may be appealed. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR calls upon the Public Prosecutor to clarify the circumstances under which a citizen lost his life at the Hada’ek Al Quba Police Station

June 25th, 2018 by Editor

EOHR calls upon the Public Prosecutor to clarify the circumstances under which a citizen lost his life at the Hada’ek Al Quba Police Station

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) expresses its deep concern regarding the death of a detainee in Hada’ek Al Qauba police station under unclear circumstances. Read the rest of this entry »

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Preliminary reading on the draft law on freedom of the press and information The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) calls for reconsidering the law of press and information and put it to the community dialogue

June 12th, 2018 by Editor

Preliminary reading on the draft law on freedom of the press and information The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) calls for reconsidering the law of press and information and put it to the community dialogue

The House of Representatives approved the draft law regulating the press and media in Egypt to the State Council to review it for any constitutional inconsistencies especially that this law violates articles 70 – 71 – 72 of the Constitution, which govern freedom of press. The new law will abrogatelaw No. 96 of 1996 on the organization of the press.Article III of the law authorizesthe Prime Minister to issue the executive regulation of the law after consulting the Supreme Council for Media Regulation and the 2 national bodies of the press and the media. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR calls for an immediate investigation of yesterday’s assault on the Iftar party organized by a number of political groups

June 6th, 2018 by Editor

EOHR calls for an immediate investigation of yesterday’s assault on the Iftar party organized by a number of political groups

 The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights expresses its deep concern regarding yesterday’s violent assault on an Iftar organized by several political parties at the Swiss club in Cairo’s Kitkat district which led to the injury of a number of the attendees and the organizers including Mr. Fareed Zahran the head of the Egyptian Democratic party who walked away with a laceration in his head. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR demands the immediate release of activist Wael Abbas

May 23rd, 2018 by Editor

EOHR demands the immediate release of activist Wael Abbas

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) expresses its deep concern regarding the arrest of the renowned blogger and human rights activist Wael Abbas by the Egyptian authorities in flagrant violation of Abbas’s rights to liberty and security of person as well as his right to freedom of movement and  freedom of expression. Read the rest of this entry »

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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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