Archive for June, 2018

EOHR calls upon the Public Prosecutor to clarify the circumstances under which a citizen lost his life at the Hada’ek Al Quba Police Station

June 25th, 2018 by Editor

EOHR calls upon the Public Prosecutor to clarify the circumstances under which a citizen lost his life at the Hada’ek Al Quba Police Station

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) expresses its deep concern regarding the death of a detainee in Hada’ek Al Qauba police station under unclear circumstances. Read the rest of this entry »

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Preliminary reading on the draft law on freedom of the press and information The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) calls for reconsidering the law of press and information and put it to the community dialogue

June 12th, 2018 by Editor

Preliminary reading on the draft law on freedom of the press and information The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) calls for reconsidering the law of press and information and put it to the community dialogue

The House of Representatives approved the draft law regulating the press and media in Egypt to the State Council to review it for any constitutional inconsistencies especially that this law violates articles 70 – 71 – 72 of the Constitution, which govern freedom of press. The new law will abrogatelaw No. 96 of 1996 on the organization of the press.Article III of the law authorizesthe Prime Minister to issue the executive regulation of the law after consulting the Supreme Council for Media Regulation and the 2 national bodies of the press and the media. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR calls for an immediate investigation of yesterday’s assault on the Iftar party organized by a number of political groups

June 6th, 2018 by Editor

EOHR calls for an immediate investigation of yesterday’s assault on the Iftar party organized by a number of political groups

 The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights expresses its deep concern regarding yesterday’s violent assault on an Iftar organized by several political parties at the Swiss club in Cairo’s Kitkat district which led to the injury of a number of the attendees and the organizers including Mr. Fareed Zahran the head of the Egyptian Democratic party who walked away with a laceration in his head. Read the rest of this entry »

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