Archive for May, 2010

EOHR holds a seminar entitled” Towards a future without the state of emergency” … next Tuesday

May 13th, 2010 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) will hold a seminar  entitled” Towards a future without the state of emergency” on Tuesday 18/5/2010 at 2:00 PM  at EOHR’s office. The seminar will include a group of  law professors, a number of members of People’s Assembly and Shura Council and representatives of political parties and political forces and civil society activists. Read the rest of this entry »

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Human rights organizations hold a press conference entitled “Egypt … 31 years of emergency”

May 12th, 2010 by Editor

A group of human rights organizations in Egypt will hold a press conference entitled” “Egypt … 31 years of emergency” Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR calls for abolishing the state of emergency and returning to the constitutional legality

May 12th, 2010 by Editor

      The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) expresses its deepest worries on  the extension of Emergency Law for two years which contradicts  with the voluntary pledges submitted by the Egyptian government on the abolition of the state of emergency as soon as issuing a new law to combat terrorism. Read the rest of this entry »

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Human rights organizations call for amending the Charter of the Arab League

May 11th, 2010 by Editor

 On Monday, 10/5/2010 the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights(EOHR)  held a meeting  attended by a group of human rights activists in the  international and Iraqi organizations who praised the reports of EOHR  and its efforts to protect human rights, they expressed their intention  to continue the dialogue in the coming period between the Egyptian organizations and their counterparts in Arab States and amending the Charter of the Arab League and to activate the role of the Commission of Human rights in it. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Public Prosecution hears the testimony of Abu Seada in the case of members of the parliament.

May 9th, 2010 by Editor

The Public Prosecution of Mid Cairo heard the testimony of Mr. Hafez Abu Seada, chairman of EOHR in case No. 2428-2010- Administrative Qasr Al-Nil which was filed by Abu Seada against Mr. Nashaat Al Kassas, member of the parliament. Chairman of EOHR gave his testimony as an Egyptian citizen and a head of the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights, pointing out that the member of the parliament intended to direct the Ministry of Interior to use force and firearms against peaceful demonstrators and he repeated this statement in one of TV programs, a Compact Disc was submitted including an intervention of the member of People’s Assembly. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Public Prosecution hears the testimony of “Hafez Abu Seada” in the case of members of the parliament next Sunday

May 6th, 2010 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization For Human Rights (EOHR) has received a letter from “Mr. Abdullah Yassin”,  prosecutor of Middle Cairo on Tuesday 4-5-2010, asking “Mr. Hafez Abu Seada”, chairman of EOHR, to attend the session of Sunday 9/5/2010 at 10:00 AM at middle Cairo Prosecution, located  at South Cairo First Instance Court  to hear his testimony in case No. 2428 of 2010 -administrative -Kasr El Nile, which was brought by Mr. Hafez Abu Seada against Nashaat El Kassas, member of the parliament. EOHR will submit documents’ file  to the Public Prosecution to  include it in the case’ file. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR calls for the release of Ahmed Saad Doma

May 5th, 2010 by Editor

EOHR expresses  its condemnation to the detention of Ahmed Saad Doma during the peaceful demonstration on Monday 3-5-2010 at the downtown in Cairo in front of Omar Makram’s Mosque, in a clear violation to the right to peaceful assembly and freedom of opinion and expression , that peaceful demonstration  was called by some of the MPs, public figures and political activists. Doma was referred to the public prosecution on 4/5/2010 which accused him in the report no. 4222 of sneaking into the demonstration in order to disable the provisions of the law, disturb public security, overcoming the authorities and attacking state’s property, and so the prosecution decided to sentence him to 4 days imprisonment pending investigation. Read the rest of this entry »

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Who is the responsible for the violent murder of the Egyptian citizen in Lebanon !!!

May 5th, 2010 by Editor

     The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR)and the Permanent Peace Movement (PPM)in Lebanon express their severe condemnation on the lynch of Mohamed Selim, Egyptian citizen in Ketermaya – Lebanon by the angry mob. EOHR calls the Lebanese government for taking urgent actions and legal procedures on the lynch of the Egyptian citizen and referring police officers and citizens responsible for this crime to the investigation. Read the rest of this entry »

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One month imprisonment in the case of torturing ” Shadi Maged Zaghloul

May 4th, 2010 by Editor

On 3/5/2010 October Misdemeanor Court sentenced three officers of 6th  October police station to one month imprisonment with labor and a fine of 200 L.E per each and compel them to pay 501 L.E for the provisional civil  compensation in the case No. 11933-299 of torturing Shadi Maged Zaghloul Ibrahim, Egyptian citizen. Read the rest of this entry »

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