Archive for February, 2010

EOHR holds a seminar entitled” The Egyptian coalition for the integrity of civil society…. Challenges and hopes” next Sunday

February 25th, 2010 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights in cooperation with the German Friedrich Naumann Foundation will hold a seminar entitled ” The Egyptian coalition for the integrity of civil society…. Challenges and hopes” on Sunday Read the rest of this entry »

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To put in action the recommendations of UN Human Rights Council

February 23rd, 2010 by Editor

EOHR calls on the government for a timetable and mechanisms for implementation

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights called on the Egyptian government for interacting seriously with the recommendations issued by UN Human Rights Council on the occasion of the Universal Periodic Review of the governmental report. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Citizenship .. The absent culture

February 21st, 2010 by Editor

The Citizenship .. The absent culture
21 February 2010
Hafez Abu Seada

Chairman of EOHR

Article I of the Egyptian Constitution provided  that “Arab Republic of Egypt is a democratic state based on citizenship,” despite this constitutional amendment, the present situation confirms that the  citizenship is just like ink on paper,  the Egyptian street lacks  the culture of citizenship which is considered the culture of practicing rights and conducting duties guaranteed by the constitution and law within the framework of democratic atmosphere, on other words the rights of citizens to express about opinion and participating in public work,  take out the electoral ticket, vote on elections and general referendums, join  parties, general unions and syndicates and voluntary and civil work and defending human rights.. etc. Read the rest of this entry »

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In the light of Universal Periodic Review session in Geneva

February 18th, 2010 by Editor

Hafez Abu Seada participated in a press conference for  the International Federation for Human Rights  

In the light of the 7th session of the Universal Periodic Review in Geneva,

the International Federation for Human Rights held  a press conference on Thursday, 18/2/2010 in the presence of some representatives of Egyptian human rights organizations in order to comment on the governmental report and to review the shadow reports submitted by civil society organizations.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Hafez Abu Seada is the chairman of Egyptian Organization for Human Rights and Gasser Abdel Razeq is the secretary general

February 15th, 2010 by Editor

     At the end of the first meeting of EOHR’s board of trustees on Sunday 14/2/2010 after holding the General Assembly last  January, members of board of trustees agreed unanimously on  choosing Mr. Hafez Abu Seada a chairman for EOHR, Mr. Ahmed Abdel Hafiz a vice-chairman, Gasser Abdel Razeq a secretary general and Mr. Kassem Al Noubi a treasurer. Read the rest of this entry »

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Under the auspices of the League of Arab States

February 8th, 2010 by Editor

“Freedom of assembly and organization : A road map for the future”  
[Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Mauritania, Morocco, Lebanon, Palestine, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen – February 2010] Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR calls for the immediate release of 15 members of Muslim Brotherhood

February 8th, 2010 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) expresses its deepest worries on the arrest of several leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood on Monday, 8/2/2010 – No reasons for the detention until the issuance of this statement – as it constitutes a violation for the right to liberty and security of person  as this is more specifically guaranteed under the Constitution and international covenants on human Rights. Read the rest of this entry »

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Giza Criminal Court sentences Yasser Barakat to one year imprisonment and a fine of 60 thousand pounds

February 4th, 2010 by Editor

Giza Criminal Court sentenced  Yasser Barakat, editor in chief of Al Mougaz newspaper, to 6 months  imprisonment and a fine of 20 thousand pounds in case No. 9364/2008 and another 6 months and a fine of 40 thousand pounds in case No. 14131 /2008 on Tuesday 2/2/2010 in a new relapse to freedom of opinion and expression. Read the rest of this entry »

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In the preparation for the 7th session of Universal Periodic Review

February 3rd, 2010 by Editor

EOHR’s secretary general meets UN’s human rights officials

 

Mr. Hafez Abu Seada,  secretary general of the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights(EOHR) met with UN’s human rights officials (Julia Raue, Human rights officer -special procedures division, Birgit Kainz-Labbe, human rights officer- civil and political rights section /special procedures division, Adam Abelmoula, chief Middle East and North Africa section , Read the rest of this entry »

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The national coalition holds its first meetings for monitoring elections

February 3rd, 2010 by Editor

    The  national coalition for monitoring elections  held its first  preparatory meetings for monitoring  the presidential  and parliamentary elections on Tuesday, 19/1/2010 at EOHR’s office. Read the rest of this entry »

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