Archive for April, 2010

Supreme State Security Court of Emergency issued its decisions in the case of Hezbollah

April 28th, 2010 by Editor

On 28/4/2010,  Cairo Criminal Court -State Security of Emergency issued its decision in case No. 66 – 2009 known by  Hezbollah case which included  26 defendants :two Lebanese, five Palestinians and 19 Egyptians including 4 fugitives. The court  sentenced defendants to imprisonment  terms ranging from six months up to life imprisonment as three fugitive defendants were sentenced to life imprisonment , three defendants to 15 years imprisonment, one defendant to 11 years imprisonment, 15 defendants to 10 years imprisonment, one defendant to 7 years imprisonment,  one defendant to 3 years imprisonment and another  one to 6 months imprisonment. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR issues a qualitative report entitled “For defending the rights of Egyptians in Kuwait.. Arbitrary deportation is a sanction for freedom of opinion and expression”

April 27th, 2010 by Editor

On Tuesday, 27/04/2010 The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) issued its qualitative report entitled ” For defending  the rights of Egyptians in Kuwait.. Arbitrary deportation is a sanction for freedom of opinion and expression” in order to reflect the reality of violations committed against  Egyptians in Kuwait in a clear infringement to the international conventions concerned with the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families as well as to the  international agreements on the right to freedom of  opinion and expression and the right to peaceful assembly. Read the rest of this entry »

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“Towards a balanced executive regulation for NGOs’ law”

April 22nd, 2010 by Editor

The coalition of freeing civil work and the united group( lawyers consultants and human rights activists) will hold a seminar entitled
“Towards a balanced executive regulation for NGOs’ law” on Tuesday 27/4/2010 at Pyramiza hotel at 6:00 PM  to discuss the  proposed amendments of some articles of the executive regulation of NGOs’ law No. 84 /2002  prepared by the Legal Support Unit for NGOs. Read the rest of this entry »

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In a new application for Emergency Law

April 22nd, 2010 by Editor

Referring  5 members of Muslim Brotherhood to the Supreme State Security Court of Emergency

 

On Thursday, 04/22/2010 the Attorney-General, Mr. “Abdel Meguid Mahmoud,” issued a decision of referring  both of Dr. Ashraf Abdel Ghaffar,  assistant Secretary-General of the Medical Syndicate  and Wajdi Abdel Hamid Ghoneim, Islamic preacher, Awad Mohamed Qarni Saudi nationality and Islamic preacher, Osama Mohamed Suleiman, chairman of the board of Al Sabah company  for exchange and Ibrahim Moneiur Mostafa to the Supreme State Security Court of Emergency in a clear violation to the right to fair trial which is guaranteed according to the constitution and international covenants concerned with human rights. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR submits a new documents to the Attorney General on the investigation with the two members of the parliament

April 21st, 2010 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization For Human Rights (EOHR) submitted a  new documents to the Attorney General in the case of the investigation with the two members of the parliament who called for shooting demonstrators, the documents enclosed with a CD of the speech of the two members  for “Alb Masr” TV program and a memorandum explaining the crimes they committed. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR holds a seminar entitled” Towards a new law on the exercise of political rights”

April 19th, 2010 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization For Human Rights (EOHR) will hold a seminar entitled “Towards a new law on the exercise of political rights” on Wednesday 21/4/2010 at 5:00 PM at EOHR’s office. The seminar will include a group of members of People’s Assembly and Shura Council, representatives of political parties and human rights activists and a group of specialists. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR calls the Attorney- General and the President of the Parliament for the immediate investigation with two members of the Parliament

April 19th, 2010 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR)expresses its deepest  condemnation on  the statements of “Hassan Nashaat Al Kasas ” and “Ahmad Abu Akrab”, members of the Parliament affiliated to the National Democratic Party (NDP ) to shoot demonstrators . EOHR  calls the Attorney General and the President of the parliament for opening an immediate investigation  with them as their statements represented a clear violations to the Constitution and international standards on the right to peaceful assembly ([1]) and the Basic Principles on the Use of Force and Firearms Read the rest of this entry »

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In a meeting with Dr. Mufid Shehab

April 19th, 2010 by Editor

Abu Seada proposes a mechanism for coordinating between the government and civil society organizations to put recommendations of Geneva in action

 At the end of meeting held by Dr. Mufid Shehab, Minister of State for Legal and Parliamentary Affairs on Thursday 15/4/2010 with representatives of the Ministerial Committee concerned with  the periodic review mechanism, some members of the National Council for Human Rights and some representatives of civil society organizations in Cairo and other governorates, Mr. Hafez Abu Seada, chairman of EOHR,  has proposed to establish a continued  and regular mechanism for coordinating  between the government represented by the Ministerial Committee concerned with the  mechanism of  the universal periodic review on the status of human rights in Egypt and the National Council for Human Rights and civil society organizations. This mechanism aims at following up the government’s implementation of the recommendations issued by UN human rights council. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR calls for the immediate investigation into the incident of the death of “Fadl Abdellah” at “Dermwas” police station

April 13th, 2010 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization For Human Rights (EOHR) expresses its deepest worries on the incident of the death of “Fadl abdellah”, Egyptian citizen, at “Dermwas” police station , Menya governorate. The death – according to the complaint submitted by his family-  was due to torture till death. So EOHR calls the Attorney General for the  immediate investigation into  the incident. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR calls for investigating the arrest and deportation of 34 Egyptians in Kuwait

April 11th, 2010 by Editor

EOHR submitted a complaint on Sunday 11/04/2010 to the Kuwaiti Ambassador in Cairo, The Ministry of Foreign Affairs  and the National Council For Human Rights on arresting and deporting 34 Egyptians by the Kuwaiti authorities on 8th and 9th  April  2010, due to their meeting  to sign on the statement of  the National Assembly For Change. Read the rest of this entry »

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