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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EOHR demands the release of Alaa Abd Alfattah and his colleagues

June 12th, 2014 by Editor

EOHR followed with grave concern the arrest of the political activist Alaa Abd Alfattah and others, sentenced in absentia to 15 years enforcement of judgement. Cairo Criminal Court ruled the punishment of the political activist and his colleagues in absentia on Wednesday the 14th of June 2014, to 15 years jail and to a 100 thousand EGPs fine. The Court also decided to put them under surveillance for 5 years, in the trial known in the media as the Shoura Council Events, which took place last November. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR condemns the incidents of harassment and demands police forces to protect women in public places

June 10th, 2014 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) strongly condemns the incidents of the collective sexual assault, which occurred during last week, the last of which on Sunday evening, June 8, 2014, during the celebrations of the new president, which also has seen more than one case of sexual assault. The first assault took place in Tahrir Square by a number of young people who intercepted a 30 years lady accompanied by her daughter and raped her brutally. Read the rest of this entry »

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The head of the Egyptian Organization meets the chairman of the Fact-finding Committee after the revolution June 30

June 4th, 2014 by Editor

On Tuesday 4 June, 2014, Hafez Abu Saada the head of the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights and Alaa Shalabi, Secretary-General of the Arab Organization for Human Rights had a meeting with Dr. Fouad Abdel-Moneim Riad, the chairman of the Fact-finding Committee after the revolution June 30, and the counselors members of the Committee, at the headquarters of the Consultative Council. Read the rest of this entry »

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