Archive for June, 2013

EOHR condemns the acts of violence and killings

June 30th, 2013 by Editor

and calls upon all parties for self control

EOHR expresses its deep concern about the regrettable incidents of violence which happened throughout the country on June 29, 2013, at night and in the morning of June 30 during the demonstrations organized by the opposition movement Tamarod. This movement claims having gathered more than 22 million signatures for withdrawing confident to the President Mohamed Morsi and calling for early presidential elections. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Egyptian government restricts freedom of expression

June 30th, 2013 by Editor

And threats to shut down the satellite channels

EOHR expresses its deep concern about the letter, which was addressed to the satellite channels. The closure of satellite channels is a serious violation of the freedoms of opinion and expression and the right to information. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR formed an operation room to receive complaint of peaceful protesters on June 30, 2013

June 27th, 2013 by Editor

EOHR announces the formation of an operation room to bring legal support to peaceful protesters on June 30, 2013. This operation room is composed of a fieldwork operation room and of many lawyers present in all governorates enable to register any complaint concerning violent incidents or bloody clashes. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR warns against violence in peaceful protests

June 27th, 2013 by Editor

EOHR expresses its deep concern about the increase of violence throughout the country on June 26, 2013, between people pro and against Morsi. Read the rest of this entry »

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One year into Mohamed Morsi’s term Manifold abuses and the systematic undermining of the rule of law

June 26th, 2013 by Editor

Joint press release by 20 rights organizations

The undersigned organizations regret to announce that the status of human rights in Egypt has deteriorated alarmingly in the one year since the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) took control of the institutions of governance and became the primary party responsible for the deteriorating status of human rights in Egypt, particularly after the President Mohamed Morsi – who is backed by the MB – ended the dual power structure in place following the elections by revoking the authorities of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) to administer the country. Read the rest of this entry »

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Introduction

June 26th, 2013 by Editor

Introduction

Torture is one of the main violations of the basic human rights. Torture contributes basically to wasting the life of the victim, as well as causing a lot of psychological and social damages, which undermine his/her dignity with long lasting effects. Moreover, torture does not only affect the person directly tortured, most of the time, the effect spreads to affect the whole family of the victim. It represents an outrageous attack against the human right of body integrity. Read the rest of this entry »

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Press Conference

June 23rd, 2013 by Editor

Torture and Killings under the Second Republic

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR), in the anniversary of the Torture Day, holds a press conference on June 26, 2013, 12 pm. The “Torture and Killings under the Second Republic” press conference will be located at EOHR headquarters, 8/10, Matehaf Al Manial St., Floor 10, Roda, Close to Fatin Hamama Cinema, Nile Corniche, Cairo. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR calls for an investigation on the incidents in the region of Fayoum

June 17th, 2013 by Editor

EOHR expresses its deep concern about the increase of crossfire between the different political forces in the country. On June 16, 2013, these exchanges of gunfire led to clashes in the region of Fayoum, around the squares El Sawaki and El Hawatem. The final result is 38 injured. Read the rest of this entry »

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Alexandria Criminal Court verdict and necessity of war on torture

June 17th, 2013 by Editor

On June 17, 2013, the Criminal Court of Alexandria ruled the acquittal of Ahmed Mustafa Kamel El Boray, a State Security officer of Alexandria. He was the fourth accused person on the murder of the young salafist Sayed Bilal. This was the second trial on this case, following the demand of both the accused Mahmud Abdel Alim, a State Security officer of the Explosives Department, and Osama El Konaissi. Officer Abdel Alim was acquitted last December during the new trial, but Osama El Konaissi in April 2013, was given 15 years sentence. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR concludes the second training workshop on capacity building of legal experts to deal with the crime of torture

June 13th, 2013 by Editor

   The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) concluded the second training course to build the capacity of legal experts to deal with the crime of torture on Thursday, 13 June 2013, which lasted over Wednesday and Thursday, 12-13 June 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

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