Archive for February, 2011

After the Revolution of the 25th of January… Torture Remains a Crime without Punishment

February 27th, 2011 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights Demands that the General Prosecutor Immediately Investigates the Torture Incident of “Mahmoud Ragab Ibarahim” at al-Hadara Prison  

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) expresses its deep concern regarding the news it has receives on the torture of Mahmoud Ragab Ibarahim by members of security forces during his illegal detention at al-Hadara prison in Alexandria thus demanding that the general prosecutor to start an immediate investigation on the incident and to quickly refer those responsible for it to trial. Read the rest of this entry »

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Abu Saeda Demands that the Prime Minister Orders the Immediate Release of the Detainees and the Disappeared and Demanded that the Punitive Institution in Egypt be Reformed.

February 16th, 2011 by Editor

Dr. Ahmed Shafiq, the Egyptian prime minister, has met with a delegation from the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) which included Dr. Mustapha al-Fiqqi, the former head of the foreign relations committee of the Shura Council-, Dr. Hussam Badrawi, the resigned Secretary General of the National Democratic Party (NDP), Dr. Munir Fakhry Abd an-Nour, the general secretary of the Wafd Party, Ms. Muna Zu al-Faqqar, a lawyer at the cassation court and Mr. Hafez Abu Saeda, the president of the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) and a member in NCHR. The meeting has revolved around the detainees and the prisoners who have escaped prisons.  Read the rest of this entry »

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The Egyptian Organizations for Human Rights Submits Urgent Requests to the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces

February 13th, 2011 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization or Human Rights (EOHR) expresses its deep appreciation of the important and great responsibilities which fall upon the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) in this critical time through which our beloved country is going thus renewing its trust in the men of the great Egyptian military and in their ability to overcome them. EOHR calls on SCAF to immediately respond to the legitimate demands of the popular uprising for which hundreds of martyrs and thousands of wounded all over the country have paid their blood as a price in return for freedom and democracy to achieve these demands. Read the rest of this entry »

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International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR)

February 12th, 2011 by Editor

Press release

Egypt 
a peaceful transition towards democracy 

Resignation of Hosni Moubarak: the authorities must guarantee

http://www.fidh.org/Resignation-of-Hosni-Moubarak-the-authorities

FIDH and its member organization EOHR note the resignation of Hosni Moubarak after nearly 30 years of rule over Egypt and hope that his departure will be a first step toward democracy for the Egyptian people. Indeed, the former Egyptian President transferred his powers to the High Council of the Army after 18 days of popular protests throughout the country.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Third Statement

February 10th, 2011 by Editor

The Egyptian Committee for Fact Finding and Countering Corruption (ECFFCC)

ECFFCC calls on all Egyptians who may have any documents or information detailing corruption incidents at any level to quickly present them to the headquarters of ECFFCC as decided in ECFCC’s third meeting on Thursday, 10/2/2011 in the headquarters of the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR). Read the rest of this entry »

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The Fact Finding Egyptian Committee for Fighting Corruption

February 8th, 2011 by Editor

The members of the Committee have supposed certain amendments for the constitutional articles no. (76, 77, 93, and 179), as a first step for holding fair presidential elections, which shall be succeeded by the complete reformation for the constitution. The committee supposed also the importance of including a new article in the constitution stating that the Egyptian President has the right to call upon electing constituent assembly to constitute new constitution. That what was announced at the end of the 2nd meeting for the committee at the headquarter of EOHR. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights Files a Report for the General Prosecutor against Habib Al-Adly

February 7th, 2011 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) has filed a report on behalf of the Egyptian Committee for Fact Finding and Corrupting Combating (ECFFCC)[1] on Monday, 7/2/2011 to the general prosecutors, Abd Al-Mageed Mahmoud, against Major General Habib al-Adly, the former minister of interior to take all the necessary legal and administrative measures to start an immediate investigation with him for the committing of several crimes against the Egyptian people in general, and the peaceful protestors in Tahrir Square and the different Egyptian governorates in particular especially on the days of the 25th and the 28th of January, 2011. This report included a request that EOHR be able to attend the investigations because it represents some of the victims of these violations[2] in order to be able to take the civil prosecution measures in their favor. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights Holds Shafiq’s Government accountable for the Protection and Safety of Protestors, Journalists and Human Rights Activists

February 6th, 2011 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) expresses its deep concern for the lives of protestors in Tahrir Square and its fear that new attacks would be directed against them. EOHR holds Mr. Ahmed Shafiq, the prime minister, accountable for the safety of all protestors, journalists, foreign correspondents and human rights activists. This is to preserve their lives in accordance to their legitimate right to expression, assembly and peaceful protest as protected under the constitution and relevant international human rights conventions.   Read the rest of this entry »

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The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights Demands that the Director of Al-Jazeera’s Office in Cairo is Immediately Released and that an Immediate Investigation Begins on the Death of Al-Ahram Journalist, Ahmed Muhammad Mahmoud.

February 5th, 2011 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) expresses its condemnation of the detention of the director of Al-Jazeera office in Cairo, Abd Al-Fattah Fayid in addition to a journalist who accompanied him, Ahmed Youssef by security forces. EOHR then demands that they are immediately released in accordance to their rights to freedom, personal security and freedom of expression protected under the Egyptian constitution and the relevant international human rights convention. This incident occurred days after the closure of the office of the channel, the interruption of its broadcasting and the detention of 6 journalists who belong to the English Al-Jazeera.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Activists in Danger

February 3rd, 2011 by Editor

EOHR Demands that the Fates of Human Rights Activists are made Public and that they are Immediately Released

EOHR Demands that the Policy of Violence against Journalists and Reporters is Abandoned

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) expresses its deep concern regarding the lives of a number of human rights activists working in Egyptian and international human rights organizations demanding that they are immediately released and that their detention places be made public immediately to protect their lives against danger. Read the rest of this entry »

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