Archive for March, 2019

The speech of Dr. Hafez Abu Saeda at the parliament in the national dialogue sessions on constitutional amendments on 28/3/2019

March 28th, 2019 by Editor

The speech of Dr. Hafez Abu Saeda at the parliament in the national dialogue sessions on constitutional amendments on 28/3/2019


Dr. Ali Abdel-Aal

Your Excellency speaker of the parliament

at the beginning, I would like to thank you for inviting us to participate in the community dialogue on the constitutional amendments submitted by the MP’s. We appreciate your keenness to invite all the supporting and opposing opinions to participate in the discussions and to emphasize the values of democracy and pluralism. We hope that this discussion will produce final proposals for these articles reflecting consensus in the best interests of the Egyptian state. These are my remarks on some of the following articles:

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EOHR calls on the theatrical professions syndicate to abandon the decision of cancelling the membership of Wakid and Abu Naga

March 28th, 2019 by Editor

EOHR calls on the theatrical professions syndicate to abandon the decision of cancelling the membership of Wakid and Abu Naga


The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) expresses its concern about the decision issued by the Egyptian theatrical professions syndicate under the leadership of Dr. Ashraf Zaki, the head of the actors, to cancel the membership of the two actors Amr Waked and Khaled Abu El Naga.

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Release of journalist Hisham Jaafar with precautionary measures, EOHR calls on the Attorney-General to release the prisoners in custody in the cases of opinion and expression

March 27th, 2019 by Editor

Release of journalist Hisham Jaafar with precautionary measures, EOHR calls on the Attorney-General to release the prisoners in custody in the cases of opinion and expression


The Criminal Court of Cairo decided on Wednesday, March 27, 2019, to release the journalist and researcher Hisham Jaafar, director of “Mada” institution for Media Development, with precautionary measures to investigate the case in which he was accused of joining a banned group.
Jafar, who has been in custody since October 2015, faces charges of joining a banned group that was established against the law and receiving an international bribe in case No. 720 of 2015.

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EOHR warns from the return to “El Hesba” cases

March 24th, 2019 by Editor

EOHR warns from the return to “El Hesba” cases



The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) expresses its deepest concern over the new setbacks suffered by freedom of opinion and expression in Egypt by some new figures who have made themselves as custodians of creative acts and ideas and have brought up the cases of intellectuals, writers and public figures.

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In defense of freedom of opinion and expression, EOHR condemns the decision to withhold “El Mashhad”

March 24th, 2019 by Editor

In defense of freedom of opinion and expression, EOHR condemns the decision to withhold “El Mashhad”

The organization expresses its deepest concern and condemnation of the Supreme Council for Media Regulation’s decision to withhold the website of Al-Mashhad newspaper for 6 months and fining to 50,000 pounds, confirming that this violates one of the human rights that is guaranteed by international conventions and stipulated by the Constitution and the law.

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EOHR: A list of sanctions by “Supreme Council for Media Regulation”. a restriction on freedom of opinion and expression.

March 19th, 2019 by Editor

EOHR: A list of sanctions by “Supreme Council for Media Regulation”. a restriction on freedom of opinion and expression.

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) has expressed its concern about the list of sanctions prepared by the Supreme Council for Media Regulation, additionally, the organization emphasizes that the list contains a new violation of the freedom of opinion and expression guaranteed by the Constitution and the international conventions on human rights.

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The Egyptian Organization in an event in Geneva on the “NGOs law in Egypt”, Abu Saeda: The NGOs Law contravenes with Egypt’s international obligations

March 11th, 2019 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization in an event in Geneva on the “NGOs law in Egypt”, Abu Saeda: The NGOs Law contravenes with Egypt’s international obligations

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR), in partnership with the National Council for Human Rights and the Arab Organization for Human Rights, held an event on Monday, March 11, 2019, on the “NGOs Law in Egypt” at the UN Palace in Geneva. The event was held on the sidelines of the 40th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council.

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Abu Saeda calls for intensifying the international cooperation to root out terrorism, at the International Human Rights Council

March 11th, 2019 by Editor

Abu Saeda calls for intensifying the international cooperation to root out terrorism, at the International Human Rights Council
Dr.Hafez Abu Saeda, the President of the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (Eohr), delivered an oral statement today 11/3/2019 during the fortieth session of the International Human Rights Council

Abu Saeda said at the beginning of his speech:  We vehemently condemn the terrorist operations committed around the world that have claimed the lives of thousands of innocent civilians and we express our deepest concern of the impact of those crimes on the enjoyment of human rights, In particular the right to life.

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Geneva, 10 March 2019 Press Release In partnership with the National Council and the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR).. Discussion on the NGO’s law in Egypt

March 10th, 2019 by Editor

Geneva, 10 March 2019
Press Release

In partnership with the National Council and the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR).. Discussion on the NGO’s law in Egypt


On the sidelines of the 40th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, an event on “The Law of NGOs in Egypt” will take place tomorrow at the United Nations Palace in Geneva (Room XXVII), starting at 12 noon.

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EOHR delegation met with the Middle East and North Africa Official at the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

March 8th, 2019 by Editor

EOHR delegation met with the Middle East and North Africa Official at the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights


A delegation from the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR), headed by Dr.Hafez Abu Saeda, the president of the Organization with the presence of Mr. Essam Shiha, the Secretary General,

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