Archive for August, 2011

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights calls for the release of Balloon and Tahrir’s arrested people

August 29th, 2011 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) welcomes the decision of the Supreme Council for Armed Forces (SCAF) for releasing many prisoners including those who were arrested during Balloon Theater and Tahrir incidents on June 28 and 29, 2011. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Special Rapporteur on the Rights to

August 26th, 2011 by Editor

Freedom of Peaceful Assembly and of Association, Mr. Maina Kiai; Special Rapporteur on the Rights to Freedom of Expression, Mr. La Rue;

The Special Rapporteur on the situation of Human Rights Defenders, Mrs. Margaret Sekaggya

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
Palais Wilson
52 rue des Pâquis
CH-1201 Geneva, Switzerland

The Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders in Africa, Mrs. Lucy Asuagbor; Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression in Africa, Mrs. Pansy Tlakula Read the rest of this entry »

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Successors of the Mubarak regime redouble their assault on civil society and the freedom of association

August 26th, 2011 by Editor

Press release from 36 rights organizations

 

The undersigned organizations wish to whole-heartedly condemn the rising smear campaign against civil society associations, human rights organizations, and several independent political groups. We denounce the continuation of the organized smear campaigns designed to impugn these groups’ patriotism as well as ongoing attempts to intimidate civil society groups through investigations conducted by the State Security Prosecution into complaints accusing unnamed NGOs and political groups of receiving foreign funds and grants in violation of the law. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights issues the “The military trials and the violation of the fair trial safeguards” report

August 25th, 2011 by Editor

On August 24, 2011, the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) issues the “The military trials and violation of the fair trial safeguards” report. The report includes the results of the field follow-up of referring 12.000 civilians to the military courts after the revolution. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights and the Arab Network for Human Rights Information will hold a joint press conference next Thursday

August 23rd, 2011 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) and the Arab Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) will issue the first report on “Observation of Media Performance during the Transitional Phase” next Thursday. The report covers the period from July 10, 2011 to July 31, 2011. On August 25, 2011, 12 pm, the report will be shown in a press conference held at the premises of ANHRI. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights denounces the Israeli army’s practices on the Egyptian borders

August 21st, 2011 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) denounces the severe violations of the Israeli army on the Egyptian borders that leaded to death of an Egyptian army officer and four soldiers and injuring others. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights calls for stopping referring civilians to military courts

August 17th, 2011 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) expresses its worry for the continuous referral of civilians, especially social activists, to the military prosecution and the military courts. So, EOHR calls for stopping referring civilians to military courts and moving all the civilian lawsuits to the prosecutor general office for investigation. Read the rest of this entry »

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Cairo Criminal Court postponed the trial of Mubarak and his sons to September 5, 2011

August 17th, 2011 by Editor

On August 15, 2011, Cairo Court postponed the trial of Mubarak, the former Egyptian President, and his sons, Gamal and Ala, and the escaping businessman Hussein Salim, who were charged for murdering and injuring civil protesters during the revolution to September 5, 2011. The charges also included using their powers and causing harm to the state properties in order to gain private profits. The session was postponed to September 5, 2011 to enable the lawyers who call for the victims’ civil rights to review the evidences and copy the lawsuit file. The court committed the prosecutor general office to bring the accused people to the next court session. Read the rest of this entry »

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Cairo Criminal Court postponed the trial of Al Adly and his aides to September 5, 2011

August 16th, 2011 by Editor

On August 13, 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 to September 5, 2011 to complete hearing the accused people. The court committed the prosecutor general office to bring the accused people to the next court session. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights welcomes the release of 10 political prisoners

August 10th, 2011 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) welcomes the decision of general Mansour El Esawy, the Egyptian Minister of Interior, for the release of 10 political prisoners including Ahmed Hussein Egiza and magdi Edris. Read the rest of this entry »

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