Archive for June, 2012

ANHRI and EOHR held the first workshop entitled “Professional ethics on media coverage of the elections”

June 28th, 2012 by Editor

Cairo, 28th June 2012

The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) and the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) organized their first training worship on Wednesday. The workshop was aimed at training journalists on consideration and application of professional ethics during the coverage of the Egyptian Presidential elections of 2012. The workshop was led by journalist and writer Yasser EL-Zaiat within the framework of the Media Monitoring project during the two stages of the presidential elections. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR calls upon Morsi to enhance the human rights’ situation

June 27th, 2012 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) congratulates the nation’s first democratically elected president, Mohamed Morsi for the presidency. The board and staff members of EOHR hope to witness the situation of human rights in Egypt getting better during his presidency period. EOHR welcomes what he said urging his countrymen to put aside their differences and come together for the common good. EOHR hopes to achieve the rule of law and democracy during his presidency period. Read the rest of this entry »

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Egypt without torture

June 27th, 2012 by Editor

The International Day for Supporting Torture Victims, June 26, comes when Egypt is passing by an important historic period. The Egyptians hope to have better future without any violations against human rights. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR welcomes the administrative court’s decision to abolish the recent judicial decree

June 26th, 2012 by Editor

On June 26, 2012, the administrative court abolished the minister of Justice’s decree issued under number 4991, year 2012. The now-abolished decree gave members of military police and military secret service the capacity to arrest non-militants. The court’s decision came to being as the decree violated the constitutional declaration and the article number 23of the Code of Criminal Procedures. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR congratulates Mohamed Morsi for the presidency

June 25th, 2012 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) congratulates the nation’s first democratically elected president, Mohamed Morsi for the presidency. The board and staff members of EOHR hope to witness the situation of human rights in Egypt getting better during his presidency period. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR and ANHRI issue the second media coverage assessment report

June 21st, 2012 by Editor

On June 27, 2012, 11 am, the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) and the Arab Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) will hold a workshop entitled “respect professional media ethics within the transitional era”. The workshop will be located at ANHRI headquarters. Many media specialists and public figures will be attending the workshop. Read the rest of this entry »

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Alexandria Criminal Court sentenced the criminals of Sayed Belal

June 21st, 2012 by Editor

On June 21, 2012, Alexandria Criminal Court’s session, headed by Judge Mostafa Terana, gave life sentences to the police officers Hussam Ibrahim Mohamed Reda Al Shinnawy, Osama Mahmoud Abdel Moniem Al Konaisy, Ahmed Mostafa Kamel and Mahmoud Abdel Alim Mahmoud Ali. All the above mentioned persons did not attend the court session. Police officer Ala Zidan was given 15 year sentence within the same lawsuit, known as “the murder of Salafi Islamist Sayed Belal”. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR calls for immediate release of Salma El-Wardany

June 21st, 2012 by Editor

Ahram Online journalist Salma El-Wardany was arrested Thursday morning in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum while covering the protests in front of Khartoum University. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR and ANHRI issue the second media coverage assessment report

June 21st, 2012 by Editor

On June 21, 2012, the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) and the Arab Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) issued their second report on the Egyptian media coverage assessment, during the runoff of the presidential elections. Read the rest of this entry »

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The administrative court discusses the challenge against the minister of justice’ decision

June 18th, 2012 by Editor

On June 14, 2012, the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) submitted a challenge to the Egyptian administrative court to stop activation of the Minister of Justice decree No. 4991 for the year 2012 which was published in the official newspaper on 13/6/2012 as it gives authority to officers, noncommissioned officers of military intelligence and military police of judicial arrest of civilians for their crimes (non-military ones). The administrative court discusses the challenge against the decree on June 19, 2012. Read the rest of this entry »

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