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Terrorism and Human Rights… The Problem and its Countermeasures Seminar stressed importance of reviewing and reevaluating local and international counter terrorism strategies

November 16th, 2017 by Editor

Terrorism and Human Rights… The Problem and its Countermeasures

Seminar stressed importance of reviewing and reevaluating local and international counter terrorism strategies

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) and the Arab Federation for Human rights (AFHR) under the umbrella of their joint terrorism observatory convened a seminar under the title Terrorism and Human Right… “The Problem and it Countermeasures” at Greater Cairo’s Pyramisa Hotel on the 15th of November 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

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Egypt’s House of Representatives discusses Draft law on Syndicates EOHR calls upon parliament to take civil society recommendations into consideration

November 14th, 2017 by Editor

Egypt’s House of Representatives discusses Draft law on Syndicates

EOHR calls upon parliament to take civil society recommendations into consideration

Egypt’s House of Representatives is currently discussing drafting a new law for Syndicates and Unions to replace the current legistlation which has been enforced for over 41 years. EOHR always considered the current Syndicate law below international standards set by international human rights treaties and conventions.  Read the rest of this entry »

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The court of cassation uphold’s a prison sentence against Alaa Abdel Fattah EOHR implores President Al Sisi to grant him a presidential pardon

November 8th, 2017 by Editor

The court of cassation uphold’s a prison sentence against Alaa Abdel Fattah

EOHR implores President Al Sisi to grant him a presidential pardon

Egypt’s court of cassation issued its verdict in favour of upholding a 5 year sentence against political actitvists Alaa Abdel Fattah and Ahmed Abdelrahman on the November 11th 2017 Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR disputes the new NGO law at the State Council and calls upon Egyptian civil society organizations to join the case

October 18th, 2017 by Editor

EOHR disputes the new NGO law at the State Council and calls upon Egyptian civil society organizations to join the case

A group of civil society representatives and human rights activists demanded the annulment of law No. 70 of the year 2017 that regulates the affairs of civil society during a round table discussion under the name “Why we need a new civil society law” at EOHR’s office headquarters in Cairo, Egypt. The participants also urged the government to draft a law in compliance with international human rights standards that gurantees the independence and freedom of the civil society organizations in Egypt. Read the rest of this entry »

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Referral of Ultras Zamalkawy fans to the military judiciary Violation of the right to a fair trial

July 27th, 2017 by Editor

Referral of Ultras Zamalkawy fans to the military judiciary Violation of the right to a fair trial

 West Alexandria prosecution decided on Thursday, 27/7/2017 to refer case No. 9924 for the year 2017 misdemeanors Amriya second where 235 fans of Zamalek Club are accused of destroying  Borg Al Arab stadium`s bleachers to the Military Prosecution. Read the rest of this entry »

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Legal Jurist demanded the Egyptian Organization and Arab Federation to raise an international Lawsuit on behalf of terrorist operations victims against States sponsors of terrorism

July 27th, 2017 by Editor

Legal Jurist demanded the Egyptian Organization and Arab Federation to raise an international Lawsuit on behalf of

terrorist operations victims against States sponsors of terrorism

The participants; Law Professors, Constitutional Jurists and lawyers agreed on the need to raise an international lawsuit to compensate the victims of terrorist operations from the forces that support these terrorist operations and provide them with financial and logistical support. A legal committee of experts will be formed by the Egyptian Organization and the Arab Federation for Human Rights to adopt raising an international lawsuit against the states which sponsor terrorist operations in Egypt. This statement was the final statement of the Regional Conference held by the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) and the Arab Federation for Human Rights on Wednesday, 26 July 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

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Egypt’s Civil Society legistlation, a harsh blow to NGOs in Egypt

May 31st, 2017 by Editor

Egypt’s Civil Society legistlation, a harsh blow to NGOs in Egypt

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) expresses his deep concern regarding the fate of Egyptian civil society after the ratification of the NGO law and its entry into force on the 24th of May 2017. The Egyptian government ignored civil society requests and appeals to review the law and ammend it, and that leaves Egypt with a civil society law that is incompatible with international human rights treaties and conventions. Read the rest of this entry »

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URGENT APPEAL – THE OBSERVATORY

May 17th, 2017 by Editor

New information
EGY 004 / 0616 / OBS 049.10
Judicial harassment
Egypt
May 17, 2017 Read the rest of this entry »

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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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