Archive for October, 2011

Report 9: Preliminary results on the run for parliamentary elections

October 22nd, 2011 by Editor

The 11th day for receiving candidacy applications for the parliamentary elections witnessed declaration of application deadline extension to October 24, 2011, by the Egyptian High Commission for Elections. The decision came as a respond to demands of many political powers that still need to rearrange the applications of their candidates. Read the rest of this entry »

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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. Read the rest of this entry »

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Report 8: Preliminary results on the run for parliamentary elections

October 20th, 2011 by Editor

The ninth day for receiving candidacy applications for the parliamentary elections witnessed application of Freedom and Justice Political Party in all the Egyptian governorates. In Sharkia, only 2 candidates applied for the independent list of the People’s Assembly, former members of the dismantled National Democratic Party, General Mashihour Al tahawi and Dr. Ali Meselhi, former Minister of Social Solidarity. Read the rest of this entry »

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Report 7: Preliminary results on the run for parliamentary elections

October 19th, 2011 by Editor

The eighth day for receiving candidacy applications for the parliamentary elections witnessed application of political parties in the governorates. The observers of the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) stated that 3390 applied for the independent list of the people’s Assembly and 17 applied for the political parties’ list, 495 applied for the independent list of the Shura Council and only one list countrywide, from the beginning of the candidacy date until the eighth day. On the eighth day, 371 applied for the independent list of the People’s Assembly and 8 political parties’ lists. For Shura Council, 103 applied for the independent list and one political party’s list as follows: Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR calls the Supreme Judicial Commission of Elections for allowing effective observation on the forthcoming electoral process

October 18th, 2011 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) oppose the situation of the Supreme Judicial Commission of Elections in connection with permitting NGOs registered under law no. 84, year 2002, to observe the electoral process and excluding the others. Also the international civil society organizations, registered in the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, will be only allowed to observe the forthcoming elections. Read the rest of this entry »

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Report 6: Preliminary results on the run for parliamentary elections

October 18th, 2011 by Editor

The sixth day for receiving candidacy applications for the parliamentary elections witnessed application of only few people in each governorate. The observers of the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) observed and documented only 14 applications for the independent list of the people’s Assembly in Cairo. Read the rest of this entry »

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Report 5: Preliminary results on the run for parliamentary elections

October 17th, 2011 by Editor

The sixth day for receiving candidacy applications for the parliamentary elections witnessed the declaration of the Egyptian bloc that includes 18 political parties, coalitions and movements. The blook will go on the run to parliamentary elections throughout candidacy for 80% of the independent candidate list and 100% of the political parties’ list. Read the rest of this entry »

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Report 4: Preliminary results on the run for parliamentary elections

October 16th, 2011 by Editor

The fourth day for receiving candidacy applications for the parliamentary elections was very peaceful. The observers of the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) did not observe any violence or thuggish acts in the candidacy stations. In Gharbia Governorate, some political parties submitted their applications for the run to elections including Justice and Development Political Party. The fourth candidacy day also witnessed submitting the applications of Justice and Development Political Party to the list in Alexandria and Kafr Al Sheikh. In Cairo, Freedom and Justice Political Party submitted 8 applications for the independent candidate seats including Esam Mokhtar, Amr. Zaki, Sayed Gad Allah, Mahmoud Abu Al Azaiem, Khaled Hassan, Ashraf Saad and Mostafa Farghaly. Read the rest of this entry »

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Report 3: Preliminary results on the run for parliamentary elections – the political parties’ list candidates are still absent in the candidacy

October 15th, 2011 by Editor

The locations of receiving candidacy applications for the parliamentary elections were very peaceful. The observers of the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) did not observe any violence or thuggish acts in the candidacy stations. Read the rest of this entry »

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Press Conference: Who murdered General Mohammed Al Batran

October 15th, 2011 by Editor

On October 17, 2011, 12 pm, the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) holds a press conference under the title of “Who murdered General Mohammed Al Batran”, in order to declare the details of the report drafted by the fact finding committee, launched to observe and document his murder.  The report tackles very important issues like the absence of security forces from the streets countrywide and prevalence of violence and thuggish acts everywhere in Egypt following opening the prisons’ gates on January 28, 2011. Armed groups also attacked the prisons countrywide to set their relatives free, after exchanging fire with the prisons’ guards. Read the rest of this entry »

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