Archive for March, 2011

The Egyptian Coalition for Monitoring Elections Announces its Report on the Results of the Efforts of Monitoring the Referendum on the Constitutional Amendments

March 30th, 2011 by Editor

The Egyptian Coalition for Monitoring Elections (ECME)[1] announced its report on the results of its efforts to monitor the voting process during the recent referendum on the constitutional amendment. This announcement took place today, Tuesday 29/3/2011, in a press conference which was held in the headquarters of the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR). The report was entitled “the violations in the constitutional referendum and the threats to the future of democratic change in Egypt“. The report revealed a set of violations which occurred during the referendum process and some notes on these amendments from the perspectives of before and after the referendum. The report also included the recommendations.  Read the rest of this entry »

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The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights calls for the release of 20 prisoners in Tura Jail

March 29th, 2011 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) expresses its worry for having 20 detainees in Turan Jail. The detainees have been going on hunger strike starting March 22nd, 2011. The organization calls for their release in the framework of the Egyptian Armed Forces decision to set all the detainees free. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Egyptian Coalition for Monitoring Elections Holds a Press Conference Next Tuesday

March 27th, 2011 by Editor

The Egyptian Coalition for Monitoring Elections (ECME) holds a press conference on Tuesday, 29/3/2011, at 12 p.m. in the headquarters of the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) with the participation of a group of human rights activists and a number of representatives from civil society organizations.  Read the rest of this entry »

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In a Press Conference of the International Federation for Human Rights in Paris Abu Saeda: the Forces of Religious Fundamentalism Represent the Biggest Challenge Facing the Revolution of the 25th of January

March 27th, 2011 by Editor

The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) held a press conference for modern civil society organizations on Friday, 26/3/2011, to talk about the Arab revolutions of (Egypt, Libya, Tunis, Morocco and Yemen) with the participation of a group of Arab human rights activists.  Read the rest of this entry »

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A Life in Danger

March 24th, 2011 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights Calls for the Immediate Investigation on Attacking 20 Huger Striker Inmates of the Limane Tura Prison and for their Immediate Release

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) expresses its deep concern about the information it has received on some security forces of Limane Tura Prison, one of the prisons of Tura, dispersing 20 striking inmates who have gone on hunger strike since 22/3/2011 using force and physical assault using hands, feet and clubs. The forces then put them in isolated confinement and banned visitation. EOHR calls for immediate investigation of the incident and for their immediate release. Read the rest of this entry »

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A Life in Danger

March 24th, 2011 by Editor

The Chairman of the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights Calls for the Students of the Faculty of Mass Communications to Break the Hunger Strike

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) expresses its deep concern for the lives of some of the students of the faculty of the mass communications at Cairo University as they went on an open hunger strike for the fifth day in a raw. EOHR calls for an immediate investigation in the incident and calling for breaking the strike in fear for their lives.    Read the rest of this entry »

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The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights Condemns the Forcible Dispersion of the Faculty of Mass Communications Strikers

March 24th, 2011 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) expresses its deep condemnation of the use of excessive force by the military police on Wednesday, 24/3/2011, to disperse the strikers of the Faculty of Mass Communications at Cairo University which led to the injury of 7 students. EOHR thus called on the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) to immediately investigate the incident and punish its perpetrators with announcing the results of the investigation to the public opinion.  Read the rest of this entry »

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In a Threat to the Gains of the 25th of January Revolution

March 24th, 2011 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights Rejects the Anti-Strike Bill

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) announces its refusal of the draft anti-strike bill which criminalizes some types of protest, strike and assembly which is considered a violation of the right to protest and the right to the freedom of opinion and expression which is protected under the constitution and the international human rights conventions ratified by the Egyptian government thus becoming legally binding in Egypt. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights Refers a New Draft Bill of Political Parties to the Council of Ministers and the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces

March 24th, 2011 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) submits a new draft law on political parties to the council of ministers and the Supreme Council for the Armed Forces (SCAF). Read the rest of this entry »

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Abu Saeda Meets the Secretary General of the United Nations and Calls for Enhancing Democracy, Establishing the Rule of the Law and Achieving Social Justice

March 21st, 2011 by Editor

Ban Ki Mon, the Secretary General of the UN has met with a delegation of the representatives of civil society on Monday 21/3/2011. The delegation included Mr. Hafez Abu Saeda, the Chairman of the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR), Dr. Essam Al Erian, an ex-parliament member and a representative of the Muslim Brotherhood, Ms. Nihad Abu Al Qumsan, the Chairperson of the Egyptian Council for Women Rights (ECWR), Dr. Azza Kamel, the president of ACT center and Ms. Amany Qandil, the executive director of the Arab Network of Civil Organizations. Read the rest of this entry »

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