Archive for April, 2018

EOHR demands the suspension of investigations of Al Masry Al Youm’s Case

April 22nd, 2018 by Editor

EOHR demands the suspension of investigations of Al Masry Al Youm’s Case

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) expresses its deep concern regarding the legal complaints filed against Al Masry Al Youm lately. The complaints accused the daily newspaper of propagating false rumors to discredit the 2018 presidential elections. EOHR finds investigating such cases as a violation of the right to freedom of opinion and expression which is safeguarded by the Egyptian Constitution and International Human Rights law. Read the rest of this entry »

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Human Rights Organizations Demand United States of America, United Kingdom, and France Stop Playing the Role of World Policeman

April 19th, 2018 by Editor

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EOHR delegation to the 37th session of the Human Rights Council A summary of EOHR activities in Geneva

April 12th, 2018 by Editor

EOHR delegation to the 37th session of the Human Rights Council

A summary of EOHR activities in Geneva

 The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) formed a delegation to take part in the 37th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva in line with its responsibilities and commitments as one of Egypt’s leading Human Rights entities and as an NGO with special consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). The delegation was composed of Dr. Hafez Abu Seada the president of EOHR, Mr. Essam Shiha the Secretary General of EOHR and Mohamed Gamal Osman the International Relations Coordinator of EOHR. The delegation undertook its tasks in Geneva in the period between the 11th of March 2018 to the 21st of March 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR Condemns the Shut Down of Misr Al Arabia website

April 5th, 2018 by Editor

EOHR Condemns the Shut Down of Misr Al Arabia website

 The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) strongly condemns the shutdown of Misr Al Arabia website and the detention of its editor Adel Sabri. EOHR views such behavior as a blatant violation of freedom of expression which is a right protected by the Egyptian Constitution and International Human Rights Law. Read the rest of this entry »

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Court of cassation orders a retrial of 16 defendants in the foreign funding case EOHR calls upon the authorities to suspend the case

April 5th, 2018 by Editor

 Court of cassation orders a retrial of 16 defendants in the foreign funding case

EOHR calls upon the authorities to suspend the case

The Court of Cassation issued its verdict cancelling prison sentences ranging from 1 to 2 years for 16 defendants in the so called foreign funding case and ordered their retrial. The 16 defendants belong to 5 foreign human rights NGOs that used to work in Egypt before having their offices shutdown by authorities in 2011. Those organizations were accused of working without proper permits and of receiving unregistered foreign funds. Read the rest of this entry »

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