Archive for October, 2011

EOHR welcomes the Palestinian full-membership in UNESCO

October 31st, 2011 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) welcomes the decision issued by the conference of the UNESCO, on October 31, 2011, for granting Palestine the full membership, after the Palestinian Authority applied for the full membership on October 5, 2011. 107 members of the UNESCO voted for the full membership of the Palestinian State.

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The Military Prosecution Office decided arresting Ala Abdel Fattah for 15 days

October 30th, 2011 by Editor

The Military Prosecution Office decided keeping Ala Abdel Fattah, political and human rights activist, for 15 days in custody, in connection with Masbero violence incident. Following the incident, Ala refused to appear in the military prosecution office, based on being a civilian citizen. The activist is charged with Incitement against the Egyptian armed forces and damaging public buildings. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR calls the Prosecutor General to open investigation on the death of the prisoner Essam Ali Ata

October 30th, 2011 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) expresses worry for receiving information on the death of the prisoner Essam Ali Ata, in Kasr El Aini Public Hospital, following being poisoned in Tora High-Security Prison. EOHR also received information on getting Essam under physical torture in the prison and the Prosecution General Office is still investigating the incident. The security troops in the prison used force while trying getting narcotics out of the dead body, which does not comply with the suitable procedures made by the forensic officers. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Egyptian Coalition for Election Observation opens the “Monitoring for Change” project

October 27th, 2011 by Editor

On October 27, 2011, The Egyptian Coalition for Election Observation opened the “Monitoring for Change” project, by launching the first training workshop for the local electoral observers. The training workshop was held in Pyramisa Hotel, Dokki, Giza, 9.30 am. Mr. Ahmed Abdel Hafez, the vice president of EOHR, opened the training day, which included trainee observers from Cairo and Qaliobia Governorates Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR monitors the Journalist Syndicate elections

October 26th, 2011 by Editor

On October 26, 2011, the Egyptian Journalist Syndicate holds the president and board members’ elections. The syndicate general assembly’s Quorum has been achieved, when the number of participating members came to 2956, at 3 pm. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR calls for heavier punishment for the murderers of Khalid Said

October 26th, 2011 by Editor

On October 26, 2011, Alexandria Criminal Court, Circle 14, issued a 7-year sentence against the murderers of Khalid Said, 28 years old. The two police informers were charged with torturing Khalid until death in Sidi Gaber Police Station. Khalid was taken from an internet café in Alexandria. In the police station, the informers tortured him cruelly and dragged him on the stairs until death, and then his family submitted the official statement no. 1545, year 2010, on the incident to the prosecutor general office. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR welcomes Egyptians’ voting worldwide

October 26th, 2011 by Editor

On October 25, 2011, the Egyptian Administrative Court issued a decision to enable the Egyptian citizens worldwide to vote for the forthcoming parliamentary elections. As a response to the lawsuit filed against the Egyptian High Commission for Elections, the decision enabled the diplomatic missions worldwide to establish polling stations for Egyptians’ voting in referendums and elections run in Egypt. Read the rest of this entry »

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Report 11: Preliminary results on the run for parliamentary elections

October 24th, 2011 by Editor

The last day for receiving candidacy applications for the parliamentary elections witnessed application of many Political Parties. According to the statements issued by the Egyptian High Commission for Elections, 5693 independent candidates applied for the forthcoming People’s Assembly elections in addition to 302 lists submitted by the political parties.  For Shura Council, 1490 candidates submitted independent applications and 127 political parties’ lists were submitted also. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Egyptian Coalition for Election Observation opens the “Monitoring for Change” project

October 24th, 2011 by Editor

The Egyptian Coalition for Election Observation opens the “Monitoring for Change” project, by launching the first training workshop for the local electoral observers next Thursday, October 27, 2011. The training workshop will run in Pyramisa Hotel, Dokki, Giza, 9.30 am. Read the rest of this entry »

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Report 10: Preliminary results on the run for parliamentary elections

October 24th, 2011 by Editor

The 12th day for receiving candidacy applications for the parliamentary elections witnessed application of the “Coalition for Egypt”, which includes the New Independents Political Party, Nasiri and Revolutionary Youth Political Parties in 13 governorates. The Egyptian Bloc that includes Altagamoa, Al Masreen Al Ahrar and the Social Democratic Political Parties. According to the statements issued by the Egyptian High Commission for Elections, 5404 independent candidates applied for the forthcoming People’s Assembly elections in addition to 228 lists submitted by the political parties.  For Shura Council, 1352 candidates submitted independent applications and 102 political parties’ lists were submitted also. Read the rest of this entry »

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