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URGENT APPEAL – THE OBSERVATORY

May 17th, 2017 by Editor

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Judicial harassment
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EOHR declares its solidarity with Al Fagr reporter and demands the abrogation of deprivation of freedom penalties in publication crimes

May 9th, 2017 by Editor

 

EOHR declares its solidarity with Al Fagr reporter and demands the abrogation of deprivation of freedom penalties in publication crimes

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) announces its solidarity with Journalist Tarek Gamal Hafez the head of the department of judicial affairs in Al Fagr weekly newspaper, and call upon the Egyptian government to uphold the international standards of human rights and freedom of expression. Read the rest of this entry »

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On World Press Freedom Day EOHR issues its qualitative report “Freedom of expression a right that cannot be restricted”

May 4th, 2017 by Editor

On World Press Freedom Day

EOHR issues its qualitative report “Freedom of expression a right that cannot be restricted”

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) issued its qualitative report titled “Freedom of expression a right that cannot be restricted” to evaluate freedom of expression and the press in Egypt for the years 2015 and 2015. The report is divided into 3 sections as follows: Read the rest of this entry »

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Terrorism Observatory EOHR condemns the terrorist attack on the Nasr City ring road

May 2nd, 2017 by Editor


Terrorism Observatory
EOHR condemns the terrorist attack on the Nasr City ring road

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights condemns the attack on police patrol in Cairo, which led to the death of three policemen and the injury of 5 others. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR implores the president not to ratify the new Judicial authority law

April 27th, 2017 by Editor

 

 EOHR implores the president not to ratify the new Judicial authority law[1]

 The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) expresses its deep concern regarding parliament’s decision to amend Judicial authority law 46 of 1972, administrative prosecution law of 1958, the State Lawsuits Authority law of 1963 and law 47 of the state council. The amendments were to the methods by which the heads of judicial agencies are appointed.  Read the rest of this entry »

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In defense of freedom of expression and the press EOHR condemns the suspension of 2 newspaper issues

April 11th, 2017 by Editor

In defense of freedom of expression and the press

EOHR condemns the suspension of 2 newspaper issues

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) voices its great concern, and great condemnation of the suspension of 2 issues by Al Bawaba news (Newspaper). EOHR considers this move to be a grave violaton of some of the most sacred principles of human rights, enshrined by international human rights law, and that is the right to freedom of expression and freedom of the press Read the rest of this entry »

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Terrorism Obserbatory EOHR condemns the Church bombings in Tanta and Alexandria

April 9th, 2017 by Editor

Terrorism Obserbatory

EOHR condemns the Church bombings in Tanta and Alexandria

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) strongly condemns the bombings that targeted two churches in Egypt’s nile delta. The bombings coicided with Palm Sunday which is celebrated by millions of Christians all over Egypt. The first bombing targeted St. George church in Tanta, the bomb killed over 30 people and injured more than 50. The second bombing targeted St. Mark Church in Alexandria where Coptic Patriarch Tawadros was leading prayer. The Suicide bomber detonated himself at the Church gates when he was detected by policemen securing the church. The attack killed more than 13 people including 4 policemen and women and injured around 30 . Read the rest of this entry »

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Kalash and Balshi sentenced to one suspended year in Jail EOHR: Detention of Journalists is a threat to freedom of expression

March 26th, 2017 by Editor

Kalash and Balshi sentenced to one suspended year in Jail

EOHR: Detention of Journalists is a threat to freedom of expression

 A Cairo misdemeanor appeals court sentenced Yehia Kalash former president of the press syndicate, and members of the syndicate council Khaled Al Balshi and Gamal Abdelrahim to 1 suspended year in prison for harbouring 2 wanted journalist in the syndicate premises. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR demands the release of Ahmed Al Khattib on health related grounds

March 23rd, 2017 by Editor

EOHR demands the release of Ahmed Al Khattib on health related grounds

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) expresses its great concern regarding the rapidly deteriorating medical condition of Ahmed Al Khattib, and implores the Prosecutor General to order his release as his life is in real danger. Read the rest of this entry »

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International Women’s day

March 8th, 2017 by Editor

International Women’s day

As International Women’s day comes upon us, The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) reaffirms its commitment to the defending the rights of women, and stresses that it seeks to eliminate gender inequality in Egypt through legal reforms that must include personal status laws. Read the rest of this entry »

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