Archive for November, 2009

Journalists , media representatives and members of the parliament call for the establishment of a coalition for the freedom of information

November 23rd, 2009 by Editor

At the end of a seminar entitled “Towards a free information society” held by The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights in cooperation with the Center for Media Freedom in Middle East and North Africa – Morocco websoft with the support of Beyster Institute -California University on 22/11/2009 at EOHR’s office, a number of journalists , media personnel , legal experts , some representatives of Parliament , professionals of information systems and human rights activists agreed to establish a coalition for the freedom of information depending on the international standards . They call the government for declaring the bill prepared in this regard and managing a social dialogue accordingly. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR holds a seminar entitled “Towards a free information society ” next Sunday

November 19th, 2009 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights in cooperation with the Center for Media Freedom in Middle East and North Africa – Morocco with the support of   Beyster Institute -California University will hold a seminar  entitled “Towards a free information society ” on Sunday, 22/11 / 2009 at 2:00 PM  at EOHR’s office Read the rest of this entry »

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Representatives of civil society organizations call for establishing a coalition for integrity

November 19th, 2009 by Editor

At the end of a seminar entitled “The Egyptian coalition for the integrity of civil society ” which was held on Wednesday 18/11/2009  by EOHR in cooperation with the German Friedrich Naumann Foundation, representatives of civil society organizations call for the establishment of a coalition for integrity and transparency as an independent  entity with legal personality depending on international standards and principles and rules of good governance. Read the rest of this entry »

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Before the football match between Egypt and Algeria, EOHR calls the government for protecting Egyptians in Algeria

November 17th, 2009 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights ( EOHR) expresses its deepest worries on some of the individual behaviors by some Algerians against the Egyptian community in Algeria, EOHR has received a telephone call on Tuesday  17/11/2009 from some Egyptian workers at Orascom company informing that about 1950 Egyptian workers confined inside their houses in Wahran and Shahria camp , among  a siege of Algerians , and the inability of the security to intervene and help them, which constitutes a violation of the right to liberty and security of person guaranteed under international covenants on human rights. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Egyptian coalition to monitor the elections holds its first meetings at the end of Next December

November 16th, 2009 by Editor

The Egyptian coalition to monitor the parliamentary and presidential elections will hold its first meetings at the end of the next December, among  the participation of nearly 148 NGOs  at the governorates  level. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR launches a campaign entitled “For the right to defense and protect legal profession”

November 11th, 2009 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) expresses its deepest worries  on the  increasing cases of assaults against lawyers in the absence of adequate legal protection, it announces  the launch of the campaign entitled “For the right to defense and protect the legal profession.” Read the rest of this entry »

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The Egyptian Alliance for the integrity of civil society holds its first meetings next Wednesday

November 5th, 2009 by Editor

      The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights and the German Friedrich Naumann Foundation will hold  the first meetings of the “Alliance of the integrity of the Egyptian civil society” next Wednesday 18/11/2009 at 2:00 PM at EOHR’s office. The meeting will include representatives of political parties , NGOs and trade unions such as Mr. Hussein Abdul-Razek, former Secretary-General of Al Tagamou party , Abdul Ghafar Shoukr, leader at Al Tagamou party , Mr. Farok Al Ashry, member of defense committee of democracy and Dr. Gihan Oada, chief of political science department at Helwan University.   Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR calls the Government for implementing the recommendations of UN Special Rapporteur for terrorism

November 5th, 2009 by Editor

      The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights welcomes the recent report of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights in the light of combating terrorism, it calls the government for the implementation of its recommendations in an effort to enact a new bill to combat terrorism. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Egyptian Alliance for the integrity of civil society holds its first meetings next Wednesday

November 5th, 2009 by Editor

 

      The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights and the German Friedrich Naumann Foundation will hold  the first meetings of the “Alliance of the integrity of the Egyptian civil society” next Wednesday 18/11/2009 at 2:00 PM at EOHR’s office. Read the rest of this entry »

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Unveiled conservatism

November 5th, 2009 by Editor

An article in Al-Ahram weekly By Hafez Abu Seada- November 2009

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