Archive for June, 2011

Another violation to the rights of expression and having access to information

June 9th, 2011 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) expresses its worry for receiving information about a lawsuit filed against the media Specialist Mona Al Husaini and Mohammed Saad Khattab, a Journalist for Sout Al Omma Newspaper. Read the rest of this entry »

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The first memorial of Khaled Said’s Death

June 7th, 2011 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights calls for confronting torture crimes’ impunity

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) restores its calls to the Ministry of Interior and the Egyptian Supreme Military Council to speed up placing the torture crime impunity confrontation strategy, on the occasion of memorizing the death of Khaled Said after torturing by police officers in Sidi Gaber Police Station, Alexandria. This incident was one of the most significant reasons of the Egyptian revolution of January 25th. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR calls for respecting the judges’ right of expression

June 2nd, 2011 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) denounces referring three judges to the Juridical Inspection Department of the Ministry of Justice for questioning on delivering media statements to Al Jazera Satellite Channel, without prior permission. The judges criticized referring civilians to the military courts. The questioned judges are Hassan Al Naggar, head of the Judge Club in Zakazek, Alaa Shawki, Head of Giza Criminal Court and Ashraf Nada, head of the Court of Appeal in Bani Suef. This occurrence is a real violation of the international covenants on the independence of judiciary and the right of expression. Read the rest of this entry »

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