Archive for May, 2011

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights calls for the immediate release of 160 protesters

May 17th, 2011 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) expresses its worry towards the unreasonable power used by the army and police forces against those who went on a peaceful protest in front of the Israeli embassy in Giza on May 15, 2011. 353 protesters were injured and 160 were arrested and referred to the military prosecution. EOHR calls for releasing the arrested protesters and referring them to the prosecution general office.  Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR holds a Press Conference about Imbaba Incident next Tuesday

May 13th, 2011 by Editor

On Tuesday, May 17, at 12 pm, the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) will hold a press conference in its premises, on Imbaba violence incident. The conference will be attended by human rights activists and representatives of the civil society NGOs. Read the rest of this entry »

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Open Discussion on The rule of law after the revolution

May 12th, 2011 by Editor

On Monday, May 16, at 1 pm, the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) will hold an open discussion workshop on “The Rule of Law after the Egyptian Revolution” in its premises. In which, Mr. Essam Al Islamboli, attorney-at law and legal expert, will discuss the situation of the rule of law after the revolution with the revolution youth themselves, participants representing different civil society NGOs, media specialists, political parties’ members and university Students. The discussion will be directed by Mr. Hafez Abu Saeda, the head of EOHR. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights calls the Prosecutor General for opening immediate investigation on Imbaba unrest and taking the perpetrators to trial based on the rule of law principal

May 8th, 2011 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights expresses its worry concerning the unrest witnessed by Imbaba area yesterday, May 7, 2011, including the attack and burning of Mary Mina Church in Luxor Street and also burning 3 other neighboring houses. According to the primary statistics 11 people were killed, 6 Muslims and 5 Christians in addition to about 168 injured people Read the rest of this entry »

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The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights calls for releasing Mr. Hassan Abdel Azeem.

May 4th, 2011 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) express its condemnation of detaining the Syrian activist Hassan Abdel Azeem, the Secretary General of the Arab Democratic Socialist Union party and the spokesman of the National Democratic Coalition which includes Syrian nationalist and leftist parties. Abdel Azeem’s detention is not the first time such incident occurs as it has been preceded by detaining other activists and human rights’ defender in Syria after the recent uprising there. Read the rest of this entry »

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Giza criminal court adjourns the trial of policemen charged with the murder and attempted murder of demonstrators

May 3rd, 2011 by Editor

The south criminal court of Cairo adjourned the trial of 13 officers and police personnel for allegedly killing and wounding protestors during the revolution of the 25th of January to the 5th of May. The judge issued a conditional release order for the defendants in response to the defense petitions and to complete the civil attorney procedures. Read the rest of this entry »

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