Archive for November, 2018

EOHR calls for the amendment of the penal code to help prevent torture

November 13th, 2018 by Editor

South Cairo Criminal court sentences 2 Policemen to jail for torturing a citizen to death

EOHR calls for the amendment of the penal code to help prevent torture

On Sunday, 11/11/2018, the South Cairo Criminal Court sentenced a police officer at Al Mokattam police station to three years in prison and a fine of 200 Egyptian pounds. Another policeman was sentenced to six months in prison for the death of Mohammed Abdel Hakim after being subjected to torture at their hands. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR welcomes Al Sisi’s initiative to amend NGO law

November 5th, 2018 by Editor

EOHR welcomes Al Sisi’s initiative to amend NGO law

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) welcomes the initiative launched by President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi to amend the notorious NGO law, law No. 70 of 2017. EOHR calls once more on the President and Parliament to repeal this law and draft a new one in line with Egypt’s constitution and Internationa legal obligations that supports and enhances the freedom of civil society in Egypt. Read the rest of this entry »

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