Archive for April, 2012

Report no. 1 on the Egyptian presidential elections

April 30th, 2012 by Editor

Exceeding the campaigning financial ceiling by the presidential candidates

A presidential election will be held in Egypt on 23 and 24 May 2012, with a run-off on 16 and 17 June 2012, if necessary. It will be the second presidential election in Egypt’s history with more than one candidate, following the 2005 election, and the first presidential election after the 2011 Egyptian revolution during the Arab Spring. Read the rest of this entry »

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New setback of the Egyptian freedom of expression

April 26th, 2012 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) expresses sorrow for the status of the freedom of expression in Egypt after the revolution. Hesba lawsuits returned to restrict the right of thought, expression and creativity. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR calls SCAF to handle the detention case of Ahmed Al Gizawy

April 23rd, 2012 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) expresses worry for detaining the political and human rights’ activist Ahmed Al Gizawy, while having “Omra” in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Read the rest of this entry »

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Representatives of Egyptian NGOs rejected the new governmental draft law

April 23rd, 2012 by Editor

On April 23, 2012, the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) held a meeting for discussing the governmental draft law of the local and international civil society organizations. The meeting was held at the headquarters of EOHR, 12 pm, in attendance of leaders of local civil society organizations. Read the rest of this entry »

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Legalizing the international electoral observation missions

April 23rd, 2012 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) denounces the decision of the Egyptian Ministry of Social Insurance that banned many international civil society organizations from observing the Egyptian presidential elections. The decision, issued on April 23, 2012, mentioned that the activities of these organizations do not comply with the state supremacy. The banned organizations include Carter Center, Rights and Freedoms International and Seeds of Peace Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR calls for releasing Egyptian prisoners in the Israeli prisons

April 18th, 2012 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) expresses worry for receiving information in connect ion with open hunger strike of 3 Egyptian prisoners in the Israeli prisons. They call for being released exactly like the Egyptian prisoners who were released within the deal of exchanging the Israeli spy with Egyptian prisoners. Read the rest of this entry »

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Port Said Criminal Court postponed the trial of football match’s accused persons

April 18th, 2012 by Editor

Port Said Criminal Court postponed the trial of the 73 people charged with murdering 73 of Al Al Ahly Sporting Club’s ultras following a football match between Al Ahly and Al Masry teams in Port Said Stad, to May 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9, 2012. The accused persons also were charged with 254 injuries. The prosecution general referred 75 accused persons to Port Said Criminal Court including 9 policemen and 3 of the officials of Al Masry Sporting Club in February 2012 Read the rest of this entry »

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Cairo Criminal Court postponed the NGOs foreign finance lawsuit

April 18th, 2012 by Editor

On April 18, 2012, North Cairo Criminal Court postponed the lawsuit no. 1110, year 2012, Kasr Al Nile, known as NGOs foreign finance lawsuit, to June 5, 2012, for reviewing evidences. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR holds a meeting for discussing the NGOs’ draft law

April 18th, 2012 by Editor

On April 23, 2012, the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) holds a meeting for discussing the governmental draft law of the local and international civil society organizations. The meeting will be held at the headquarters of EOHR, 12 pm. Read the rest of this entry »

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When do Arabian Gulf Countries cancel the sponsor system “Al Kafeel”?

April 18th, 2012 by Editor

On April 18, 2012, the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) issued a detailed report entitled when do Arabian Gulf Countries cancel the sponsor system “Al Kafeel”? The report documents the situation of the Egyptian manpower in different countries in the world in general, and the Arab countries in particular. The report covered the situation of the Egyptian manpower in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which still uses the kafeel system. The system is criticized by many legal and manpower experts in different countries and labor organizations because of having no connection with the international standards of labor and human rights. Read the rest of this entry »

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