16 Human Rights Organizations form a Legal Aid Network to Support the Demonstrators of the 25th of January

January 26th, 2011 by Editor

16 human rights organization have declared the formation of a network to provide legal aid for the protestors of the 25th of January through a number of lawyers distributed through the different Egyptian governorates.

The formation of this network comes as a confirmation of the right of citizens to practice all their rights concerning peaceful assembly as protected by the constitution and the relevant international human rights conventions Egypt is bound by. Egypt is bound by standing up to any attempts of restricting these rights.

The lawyers of the network are following the investigations done with 15 detainees in Suez Governorate in the light of their participation in demonstrations.

The member organizations in the legal aid network:

1-      Arab Center for the Independence of the Judiciary and the Legal Profession (ACIJLP)

2-      The Egyptian Center for Women’s Rights (ECWR)

3-      The Egyptian Center for Human Rights

4-      The Egyptian center for Supporting Citizenship and Women’s Rights

5-      The National Center for Human Rights

6-      Arab Penal Reform Organization

7-      The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR)

8-      The Egyptian Association for Participation and Sustainable Development

9-      The Association of Human Development of Al-Mansorua

10-  The Association of Arab Defense

11-  The Association of Legal Aid

12-  Swaseya Center for Human Rights

13-  Andalus Institute for Tolerance and anti-Violence Studies

14-  One World Association 

15-  Word Center for Human Rights

16-  Hemaia Center for Supporting the Defenders of Human Rights

The network welcomes any human rights organization from all over the country to join through calling the following numbers:



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