Archive for July, 2011

Abu Sead and a group of human rights’ activists visited Tora Prison

July 31st, 2011 by Editor

Following the approval of the Prosecutor General Office, a delegation included human rights activists, members of the Freedoms’ Committee of the Egyptian Bar Association and a number of journalists visited Tora Prison. The delegation aimed at checking the conditions of the prisoners inside the prison and to what extent the standards of human rights are maintained. Read the rest of this entry »

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Legal experts call for fair trials for civilians instead of referring them to the military courts

July 27th, 2011 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) held an open discussion on Tuesday, July 26, 2011, at 12 pm, in EOHR premises. “When military trials for civilians stop” workshop was attended by representatives of the Egyptian political parties, university professors, parliamentary members, human rights’ activists and media specialists. Read the rest of this entry »

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Cairo Court postponed the trial of Al Adely and his aides

July 25th, 2011 by Editor

On July 25, 2011, Cairo Court postponed the trial of General Habeb Al Adely, the former minister of interior, and his aides, who were charged for murdering and injuring civil protesters during the revolution. The lawsuit will be discussed by judge Ahmed Fahmy Refat on August 3, 2011, after adding the file to the lawsuit no. 3642, year 2011 of President Mubarak. Read the rest of this entry »

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Investigation on the disappearance of Reda Helal

July 21st, 2011 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) calls the prosecutor general for opening investigations on the forcible disappearance of many people including the journalist Reda Helal. On July 21, 2011, Al Wafd Newspaper, page 7, published a report on an interview with the police officer Mahmoud Abdel Nabi, a member of the Honest Police Officers’ Coalition. In which, he said that “the police killed him, I know the murderer officer. Read the rest of this entry »

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When military trials for civilians stop

July 21st, 2011 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) will hold an open discussion on Tuesday, July 26, 2011, at 12 pm, in EOHR premises. “When military trials for civilians stop” workshop will be attended by representatives of the Egyptian political parties, university professors, parliamentary members, human rights’ activists and media specialists. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights calls for the release of Ageza, Edris and the other political detainees

July 18th, 2011 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) welcomes the decision of General Mansor El Esawi, the Egyptian Minister of Interior, on the release of 24 political detainees, including Sheikh Magdi Salim, the leader of Al Fateh Network. The mentioned prisoners were released after half of the sentence. 17 prisoners are not listed within the released prisoners including Ahmed Hussein Ageza and Magdi Hassan Edris; so EOHR calls for the release of the other political detainees. Read the rest of this entry »

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Political parties’ members and legal experts call for unconditioned proportional list

July 12th, 2011 by Editor

In the framework of the roundtable discussion, held by the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) under the title “Draft Law for People’s Assembly and Shura Councils: A Step Backwards” on Monday, July 11, 2011, at the organization’s headquarters, Egyptian Political parties’ members and legal experts agreed on applying the unconditioned electoral proportional list and opening the door for forming new political parties. The experts also called for accurate definition to the words “farmer” and “laborer”. Some of the participants called for cancelation of Shura council and others stated that it is such a specialized council and its roles are very significant. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights announces forming an operation room for following up the protest

July 7th, 2011 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) announces forming an operation room and a network for providing legal assistance for the civil protesters. The network will include a number of field lawyers in all the Egyptian governorates to receive complaints from individuals and groups during the protest that will be organized next Friday, July 8, 2011. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights holds a Round Table discussion next Monday on the parliamentary draft law

July 7th, 2011 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) hosts a round table discussion under the title “Draft Law for People’s Assembly and Shura Councils: A Step Backwards” on Monday, July 11, 2011, at the organization’s headquarters at precisely 12:00 p.m. The participants of this round table discussion include prominent political figures from various political parties, law professors and representatives of civil society organizations.  It aims at evaluating the current situation and its effect on the electoral process in the upcoming period and proposing solutions amid the vigorous changes. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights issues a report on Balloon and Tahrir incidents

July 6th, 2011 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR), on July 6, 2011, issues a report prepared by its fact finding mission on   Balloon and Tahrir incidents. The mission went to the incidents’ areas to have the complete vision about what happened and also to collect many points if views on the clashes. The incidents resulted 1400 injured people, among them there were 70 policemen. 50 people were arrested and referred to the military prosecution office in charge of Vandalism and riots. Read the rest of this entry »

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