Archive for June, 2013

EOHR opens the second training workshop on dealing with the crime of torture

June 12th, 2013 by Editor

 On June 12, 2013, EOHR started the second workshop for the training of lawyers in dealing with the crime of torture. All day, a group of lawyers and law researchers have been trained on how to deal with cases of torture. This training is a part of the activities of the EOHR program on torture which aims at building capacity of legal professionals regarding dealing with torture crime in Egypt in order to be able to fight this phenomenon and to stop impunity. Read the rest of this entry »

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EHOR demands protection of protests at Ministry of Culture

June 11th, 2013 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) expresses grave concern over the call by some Islamic parties to forcefully break up the protests held by intellectuals in front of the Ministry of Culture. The EOHR argues this call is a flagrant violation of the right to freedom of speech and expression and t­­­­­­­­­­he right to peaceful assembly. It calls on the President of the Republic and the Minister of Interior to assume their responsibilities and to intervene quickly in order to prevent such repressive practices. Read the rest of this entry »

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Job Announcement

June 6th, 2013 by Editor

 

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) is looking for an international relations’ officer speaks English fluently. Graduates of the foreign universities in Egypt and abroad are welcomed. Read the rest of this entry »

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Harsh Judgments against Foreign NGOs’ Representatives

June 4th, 2013 by Editor

On June 4, 2013, North Cairo Criminal Court issued the final verdict on the lawsuit no. 1110, year 2012, Kasr Al Nile, known as NGOs foreign finance lawsuit. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR demands a presidential amnesty for the activist Ahmed Douma

June 3rd, 2013 by Editor

On June 3, 2013, Tanta Misdemeanor Court issued the final verdict on the lawsuit n*8207, year 2013, about the Egyptian activist Ahmed Douma. He has been sentenced to 6 months in prison on charges of insulting President Mohamed Morsi and spreading false news on TV. Within the Court decision, Ahmed Douma was ordered to pay 5000 Egyptian pounds in order to be released on bail until an appeal decision. Read the rest of this entry »

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EHOR calls for immediate investigation into assault on Ahmed Abd el-Rahman and Ahmed Ibrahim

June 2nd, 2013 by Editor

The Egyptian Organisation for Human Rights (EOHR) expressed its deep concern with the torture of Ahmed Hamdi Abd el-Rahman and Ahmed Hassan Mohammed Ibrahim  during the hearing of their case at the Criminal Court Al-Tagamu’ Al-Khames on Thursday, May 30, 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

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