The head of EOHR goes on the run for parliamentary elections

October 22nd, 2011 by Editor

On October 22, 2011, Mr. Hafez Abu Seada, the head of the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR), submitted his application independently for the People’s Assembly Council, Constituency no.8, Cairo. The constituency includes Al Sayeda Zinab, Dar Al Salam, Al Khalifa and Al Mokatam Areas.

Mr. Abu Seada is the member of the National Council for Human Rights and deputy of the head of Federation International Des Droits De L’Homme (FIDH). He is one of the pioneers of democracy, state of law, freedoms and human rights’ defense in Egypt and the Middle East. He has been always adopting radical initiatives towards political, social and economic reform in Egypt.

Mr. Abu Seada stated that he goes on the run to elections in order to struggle for the constitutional human rights’ safeguards and the rule of law principals after the Egyptian revolution. He gave the responsibility for the electoral observation project on the forthcoming parliamentary election, implemented by EOHR with the “Monitoring for Change” coalition, to Mr. Abu Al Kasem Al Noubi and Ms. Ghada Shahbandar, the members of EOHR board.

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