Archive for April, 2008

Partisans and Parliamentarians Adopt a New Bill Drafted by the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights

April 24th, 2008 by EOHR

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights held a workshop at its office entitled “Partisan Life in Egypt…Reality and Future Prospects” on 23/4/2008. A number of representatives of political parties and members of parliament declared their intention to adopt a new bill concerning political parties, and replace the current law – Law No.40 of 1977. Participants agreed to submit the bill to the Egyptian Parliament. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Egyptian Organization for human rights holds a workshop concerning “ The partisan life in Egypt … Reality and future prospects”

April 21st, 2008 by EOHR

EOHR will hold a workshop entitled” The partisan life in Egypt … Reality and future prospects” on Wednesday 23/4/2008 at 6:00 pm at its premises . This workshop will include a group of university professors and members of People’s assembly and Shura Council and representatives of parties and political forces and civil society activists. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Campaign of the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights

April 16th, 2008 by EOHR

Civil society organizations , university professors , members of the parliament and representatives of political parties declared their joining to the EOHR’s campaign entitled “Freedom for detainees 6 April” .There are 86 individual join this campaign . Read the rest of this entry »

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The Egyptian organization calls the President for stopping the decision issued against Mohamed El Shater and appeals to retrial other defendants before the normal judge

April 16th, 2008 by EOHR

The Egyptian organization for human rights expresses its deepest worries concerning the decision that issued by the Supreme Military Court on 15/4/2008 in case No. 2 2007 against Mohamed El Shater and others who were sentenced to 3-10 years imprisonment .EOHR calls the President to stop the decision issued against Mohamed El Shater and retrial defendants before the normal judge . Read the rest of this entry »

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The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) express their distress regarding the arrest of prominent opposition speaker and former leader of the well known Kifaya movement, George Ishak, after the movement backed a nationwide strike earlier this week and has been denied the right to meet with lawyers.

April 10th, 2008 by EOHR

According to information received on April 10th 2008, police forces entered Ishak’s home on the night of April 9th and arrested him also searching his home, confiscating personal documents and books and denying him the right of legal representation. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights issued a report entitled: ”Egypt…Economic Suffocation Propels Events at El Mahala”

April 10th, 2008 by EOHR

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights issued a report entitled “Egypt…Economic Suffocation Propels Events at El Mahala” on Thursday 10/4/2008. This report documents the results of a fact finding mission which was sent El Mahala city. Along with the results of the fact finding mission, the report includes background information on the state of Egypt on 6 April and other extensive analyses of the causes and motives of the escalation of events in El Mahala. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Elections of Local Councils ……. The Egyptian Organizations’ comment

April 9th, 2008 by EOHR

On Tuesday 8/4/2008 the elections of local councils were held in 26 governorates . There were 57000 candidates including 52000 candidates belong to the National Democratic Party (NDP) upon  a few opposition and independent  parties competed for 52000 seats . Read the rest of this entry »

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