Archive for July, 2012

Shortening the period before the National Constitutional Assembly’s court session

July 31st, 2012 by Editor

On July 31, 2012, Hafez Abu Seada, attorney at law, the head of the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR), submitted the application no. 2603 to the head of the Egyptian Administrative Court for shortening the waiting period before the National Constitutional Assembly’s court session. On July 16, 2012, the Administrative Court decided to postpone the law suit calling for the disassembling of the National Constitutional Assembly to the 19th of July 2012. A number of human rights and political activists, including Mr. Hafez Abu Seada, earlier submitted a number of appeals. The court’s decision came to being to allow them to take the necessary legal actions to replace the lawsuit discussion judge.  The court also dated the discussion making session on the formation of the national constitutional assembly to September 24, 2012. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR calls for the removal of a human rights activist’s name from travel ban’s list

July 31st, 2012 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights expresses deep concern over putting Sherif Ahmed Subhy Mansour “ex-director for MENA program at Freedom House” and one of the accused persons of the civil society organizations’ case on travel ban’s list. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR calls for saving the souls of Mahala’s workers

July 22nd, 2012 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) expresses great worry for the attack of Samoli Spinning and Weaving Company, when unknown persons attacked the workers. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR cooperates with NCHR to free civil detainees

July 19th, 2012 by Editor

On July 18, 2012, the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) provided the Personal Freedom Protection Committee of the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) with detailed information on the civilians trialed by the military courts from January 25, 2011 to June 30, 2012. The information was received by EOHR during interviews with the detainees’ families in the prosecution offices and the military courts in addition to complaints handled by media. The complaints received by EOHR reflected absence of the fair trial and legal defense guarantees. Read the rest of this entry »

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The law suit for disassembling the National Constitutional Assembly is postponed to the 19th of July

July 16th, 2012 by Editor

The Administrative Court decided to postpone the law suit calling for the disassembling of the National Constitutional Assembly to the 19th of July 2012. A number of human rights and political activists, including Mr. Hafez Abu Seada, earlier submitted a number of appeals. The court’s decision came to being to allow them to take the necessary legal actions to replace the lawsuit discussion judge.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Abu Seada identities four entities for the nomination of the members of the National Council for Human Rights

July 16th, 2012 by Editor

Mr. Hafez Abu Seada, the head of the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR), suggested that four different entities should nominate the to-be-members of the National Council for Human Rights. The four entities suggested were the committee of Human Rights in the Shurah Council, the committee of Human Rights in the People’s Assembly, CSOs and National Council for Human Rights thus adhering to international standards.  He also called upon the National Council to represent women, youth, NGOs and Human Rights activists, stressing on an independent budget for the Council to be determined in an atmosphere of transparency. Read the rest of this entry »

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Military Court postpones the Abbasya protests case to the 26th of July

July 16th, 2012 by Editor

The military court has decided on the 16th of July 2012 to postpone the case number 101, year 2012, to the 26th of July 2012 when the verdict is expected to be issued. The case is against Mohamed Mahmoud Ahmad, Amr Ezzat Ali and Ibrahim Ahmad Ali Ayoub, all participants in Al-Abbasya protests that took place in May 2012. The defendants are charged with the following: Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR’s report on abolishing civilians’ military trials

July 14th, 2012 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) issued a report entitled “ Together for abolishing civilians’ military trials” on Saturday July 14, 2012. The report covered observation and documentation of typical cases of civilians’ military trials and witnesses on these cases and then ends with some recommendations. The number of detainees who were referred to military trials after 25th of Jan revolution reached approximately 13,000. Read the rest of this entry »

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Farewell to the great journalist Salama Ahmad Salama, a real advocator of democracy and human rights

July 12th, 2012 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EORH) mourns the death of a real advocator of democracy and human rights in Egypt. The great journalist and intellectual died at an age of eighty on the 11th of July 2012. The deceased is considered to be a symbol of Arabic journalism and EOHR extends its condolences to his family and friends, praying that his soul may rest in peace.  Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR denounces the assault on Al-Fakharany, Al-Boray and Al-Hareery

July 11th, 2012 by Editor

 The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) denounces the assault on engineer Hamdy Al-Dakharany, lawyer and human rights’ activist Najad Al-Borai and Abu Al-Ezz Al-Hareery. The organization asks for an immediate investigation and the announcement of any results for the public. Read the rest of this entry »

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