Archive for June, 2011

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights calls for the immediate release of the civil protesters of Balloon Theater

June 30th, 2011 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) expresses its worry for receiving information about arresting about 44 of the civil protesters on June 28, 2011. While one of the Egyptian NGOs was honoring 10 of the martyrs’ families in Balloon Theater in Agouza, thugs entered the place and attacked the families. Read the rest of this entry »

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Alexandria Criminal Court delayed Khalid Said’s lawsuit to September 24, 2011

June 30th, 2011 by Editor

Alexandria Criminal Court has delayed the discussion on Khalid Said’s death lawsuit against two police informers to September 24, 2011. The verdict will be issued after reviewing the report prepared by the medical and technical committees that the court ordered to have them formed on June 30, 2011. The medical committee will be headed by the deputy of the senior forensic officer and the technical medical committee will include professors from three Egyptian universities to review the dissection reports in addition to appointing a professor from the Faculty of Fine Arts, Alexandria University to examine the photographs. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights Warned of the rise in the number of injured people and losing credibility

June 29th, 2011 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) expresses its worry for the return of the police violence policy after the revolution. As, the security troops on June 28, 2011 practiced acts of violence against protesters in Tahrir Square and injured about 1500 of them. The injured people are still receiving medication in Al Monira and Kasr El Eni Hospitals. Clashes are going on until this moment in front of the headquarters of the Ministry of Interior, Mohammed Mahmoud Street and the other streets nearby Tahrir Square. Read the rest of this entry »

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Cairo Criminal Court postponed the trial of General Habib Al Adly, the former Egyptian Minister of Interior

June 26th, 2011 by Editor

On June 26, 2011, Cairo Criminal Court postponed the trial of General Habib Al Adly, the former minister of interior and his aides to July 25, 2011. Al Adly and his aides have been accused of shooting the protesters of the 25th of January revolution and that resulted thousands of casualties. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights denounces attacking a police search point in Aresh

June 23rd, 2011 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) denounces shooting police officers in one of the search points in front of Alexandria Bank, at the street leads to the sea, in Aresh City, North Sinai Governorate, on June 22, 2011. Two of the police officers died, Mohamed Ibrahim and Mohamed Hassan, and two were injured in the incident. The gunfire was launched by 4 armed men mounted on motorcycles and a 4×4 car. Read the rest of this entry »

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A world prize goes to Ghada Shahbandar

June 23rd, 2011 by Editor

The human rights’ activist Ghada Shahbandar, board member of the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) has been given the James Lawson award from the International Center for Nonviolent Conflict, on June 22, 2011 Read the rest of this entry »

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The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights calls for the immediate investigation of torturing 900 detainees since 1993

June 22nd, 2011 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) on June 22, 2011, submitted a complaint to the prosecutor general office to open an immediate investigation on torturing more than 900 detainees in the Egyptian detention centers since 1993 till 2010. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights calls the Supreme Council for Armed Forces and the Egyptian Government to give enough information about the forcibly disappeared people

June 22nd, 2011 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) expresses its worry after receiving information about the disappearance of a number of Egyptian citizens many years ago. EOHR has received complaints about the disappearance of Ramadan Mohamadin Fateh Al Bab, Ahmed Yahia Ahmed Abdollah, Abdel Fattah Mohammed Abdel Fattah, Samir Abu Al Maati and Mohammed Sayed Abdel Bar Shabeb, in addition to the disappearance of Reda Helal, journalist for Al Ahram Newspaper. Mansour Al Keikha, the former Libyan Prime minister has also disappeared in Cairo many years ago. Read the rest of this entry »

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Gagging continues after the Egyptian revolution

June 19th, 2011 by Editor

Two journalists were referred to the Military Prosecutor General Office

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) is expressing sorrow for the continuous gagging of journalists and media specialists. Adel Hammoda, the editor in chief of Al Fagr Newspaper and Rasha Azab, a journalist in the same newspaper, were called on June 19, 2011 by the military prosecution office, Nasr City, for investigation about publishing false news about the Egyptian armed forces. Read the rest of this entry »

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The National Council for Human Rights submits a draft law for the parliament

June 16th, 2011 by Editor

Mr. Mohamed Faeq, deputy of The National Council for Human Rights, on June 16, 2011, submitted a draft law for the Egyptian parliament, prepared by the legislative committee of the council. The draft law is aimed at enlargement of the parliamentary representation by including many political parties and groups in the new parliament. Read the rest of this entry »

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