Archive for February, 2018

EOHR responds to outrageous claims made by shady organizations based in Europe

February 25th, 2018 by Editor

EOHR responds to outrageous claims made by shady organizations based in Europe

 

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) expresses its deep indignation regarding false and unfounded allegations made by a shady organization that goes by the name “Euroscope for Middle Eastern Affairs”. The shady organization’s website [1] has posted a number of articles that contains a string of baseless and needless to say ridiculous accusations against EOHR. These allegations echo accusations made by another shady organization called I UN Watch in September 2017. I UN Watch should not be confused with UN Watch which happens to be a respected organizationand I UN Watch apparently adopted a similar name to mislead the reader and give credence to their deception. Accusations against EOHR vary from abusing ECOSOC privileges to selling our services to receiving funds from the UAE and covering up human rights abuses in Egypt and other Arab countries. EOHR is one of the oldest Human Rights NGOs in Egypt and the Arab world. Founded in 1985 EOHR has been a vocal defender of human rights causes in Egypt and has paid a heavy price to remain strong, independent and faithful to the principles of justice. So, suggesting that EOHR will cover up or hide any human rights abuses it finds or sees is unthinkable and contradicts the reality of EOHR’s activities. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR calls upon the Public Prosecutor to suspend investigations of complaints filed against opposition political forces calling for a boycott of the upcoming presidential elections

February 7th, 2018 by Editor

EOHR calls upon the Public Prosecutor to suspend investigations of complaints filed against opposition political forces calling for a boycott of the upcoming presidential elections

 The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) expresses its concern regarding the investigation of complaints filed against political parties and forces that called for a boycott of the March 2018 Presidential elections. Read the rest of this entry »

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2018 Egyptian Presidential Race After several potential Bids for the Presidency, only 2 official candidates!

February 1st, 2018 by Editor

2018 Egyptian Presidential Race

After several potential Bids for the Presidency, only 2 official candidates!

 

The National Elections Commission (NEC) has officially announced the preliminary list of candidates for the upcoming presidential elections. The list included only 2 candidates, them being the incumbent president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and Mr. Mousa Mostafa Mousa leader of El-Ghad Party.

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