Archive for January, 2011

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights Calls for the Retrial of the Accused in the Case of the Muslim Brotherhood International Organization before their Natural Judges

January 9th, 2011 by Editor

The High State Security Criminal Court (emergency) has ruled in its session of yesterday, 8/1/2011, on case number 404 for the year 2009 commonly known as the case of “the international organization of the Muslim Brotherhood”. The ruling punished Dr. Ashraf Muhammad Abd Al-Haleem Abd Al-Ghaffar, preacher Muhammad Al-Qurany. Preacher Dr. Wagdi Abd Al-Hameed Muhammad Ghunaim and Ibrahim Munir Ahmed Mustapha with a strict 5 year prison sentence in absentia. It has also punished Dr. Usamma Muhammad Soliman with strict 3 year imprisonment sentence in addition to a 5 million and 600 thousand Euro fine and the confiscation of the seized 2 million and 700 thousand Euro in his presence. Read the rest of this entry »

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Torture Remains a Crime Without Punishment

January 8th, 2011 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights Demands the Immediate Investigating of the Death of “Al-Sayyid Muhammad Al-Sayyid Bilal” in Alexandria Governorate by the General Prosecutor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) expresses its grave concern over the death of citizen “Al-Sayyid Muhammad Al-Sayyid Bilal”, 31 years old, who is a worker in a petroleum company in Alexandria. His death was caused by State Security Investigatory Unit of Alexandria which leads EOHR to demand that the general prosecutor will start an immediate investigation of the incident, and will order the speedy arrest of those responsible for it in order to put them on trial. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Egyptian Organization for Human Right Demands the Immediate Investigation in the Incident of Torturing Egyptians on the Libyan Borders and the Punishment of Offenders

January 6th, 2011 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) expresses it strong condemnation of what citizens Salah Sa’d Fadil, Kilani Sleem, Shu’aib Muhammad have been exposed to including physical assault, degradation and humiliation by one of reconnaissance officers of the Libyan border guards in a flagrant violation to the right of personal security protected under international conventions concerned with human rights. Read the rest of this entry »

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After the historic rulings on the unconstitutionality of the law for professional syndicates,

January 4th, 2011 by Editor

the Egyptian Organization prepares an alternative draft bill

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR)welcomes the ruling issued by the Supreme Constitutional Court on the unconstitutionality of the law on professional syndicates number 100 for the year 1993 modified with law number 5 for the year 1995. The unconstitutionality verdict was based on the fact that the law has been issued without being proposed for the Shura Council thus violating Article 195 of the constitution. Read the rest of this entry »

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Tunisia: Bullets against Social Protest

January 3rd, 2011 by Editor

The undersigned organizations express their deep concern over the excessive use of force by the Tunisian authorities in dealing with the unceasing protests that have erupted 13 days ago in the state of “Sidi Bouzid” in central Tunisia and spread to several cities, including “Safaqis”, “Kairouan”, ” Sousse “, ” Mednine ” and the capita Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR: The Bombings of Al-Qidiseen Church in Alexandria is a “Crime” And Demands the Speedy Arrest of the Offenders

January 1st, 2011 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) expresses its condemnation of the terrorist bombing which targeted the AlQidiseen (Saints) Church in Sidi Bishr area of Alexandria describing it as a “crime” condemned by the concerned international human rights conventions and by all religions. Read the rest of this entry »

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