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The Terrorism Observatory condemns the Mary Mina Church attacks

December 29th, 2017 by Editor

The Terrorism Observatory condemns the Mary Mina Church attacks

The Terrorism Observatory of the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights and the Arab Federation for Human Rights strongly condemns the terrorist attack that targeted Mary Mina Church in the Suburb of Helwan in Cairo. The attack which took place on Friday the 29th of December, 2017 left 9 people dead and 10 others wounded. The terrorist attacked the worshipers at the Church using an automatic weapon; The attacker was later shot by security forces and apprehended alive.  Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR warns Egypt’s House of Representatives not to violate freedom of faith

December 28th, 2017 by Editor

EOHR warns Egypt’s House of Representatives not to violate freedom of faith

 

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) views the recent draft law proposal that incriminates atheism in Egypt’s house of representatives with great concern. The draft proposal was submitted by MP Amr Hamroush and it punishes atheism with imprisonment. The details of this draft proposal are not out yet however merely entertaining such bizarre ideas is dangerous as it clearly disregards Egypt’s constitution and universal principles of human rights that guarantee freedom of faith in absolute unconditional terms. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR welcomes the establishment of a Human Rights department at the Prosecutor General’s office

December 24th, 2017 by Editor

EOHR welcomes the establishment of

a Human Rights department at the Prosecutor General’s office

 The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) views favorably the Prosecutor General’s decree establishing a human rights department at his office. The department’s main role will be to receive all human rights related legal complaints as well as examining and investigating foreign and domestic reports on the human rights situation in Egypt to verify any claims or information provided and holding any offender of human rights accountable in accordance with Egyptian law. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Terrorism Observatory condemns the Al Arish Airport attacks

December 20th, 2017 by Editor

The Terrorism Observatory condemns the Al Arish Airport attacks

EOHR’s and AFHR’s Terrorism Observatory strongly condemns the mortar attack that targeted Al Arish Airport on the morning of Tuesday 19th of December during a field inspection of police and military units stationed at the airportconducted by the Minister of Defense Colonel General Sedki Sobhi and the Minister of Interior Major General Magdi Abdel Ghafar. The attack left one Army officer dead and two soldiers injured. The attack also damaged a military helicopter parked on the Airport’s tarmac. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR condemns the US veto of Egypt’s UNSC draft resolution on the status of Jerusalem

December 19th, 2017 by Editor

 

EOHR condemns the US veto of Egypt’s UNSC draft resolution on the status of Jerusalem

 The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) strongly condemns The United States of America abusing its veto powers to prevent a draft resolution submitted by the Egyptian government on the status of Jerusalem to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR demands the release of detained protesters

December 11th, 2017 by Editor

 

EOHR demands the release of detained protesters

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights expresses its deep concern regarding the arrest of a number of protesters during a demonstration organized in solidarity with Palestinians after Trump’s controversial decision in front of the Press syndicate in downtown Cairo last Thursday. Read the rest of this entry »

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On the 69th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights EOHR implores Egypt’s government to respect and uphold human rights in their entirety

December 11th, 2017 by Editor

On the 69th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

EOHR implores Egypt’s government to respect and uphold human rights in their entirety

 On the 10th of December of every year the world celebrates the promulgation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The UN General Assembly issued the declaration on the 10th of December 1948 by that cementing the core foundations of international human rights law, and establishing the universality of the principles of human rights. Read the rest of this entry »

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Al Rawda Massacre Wilayat Sina’a attempts genocide

December 7th, 2017 by Editor

Al Rawda Massacre

Wilayat Sina’a attempts genocide

An Analytical report by The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights

Genocide Report

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President Trump’s decision to move the US embassy to Jerusalem is a grave violation of International Human Rights Law

December 7th, 2017 by Editor

President Trump’s decision to move the US embassy to Jerusalem is a grave violation of International Human Rights Law

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) strongly condemns the US President’s unilateral recognition of Jerusalem as the unified capital of the State of Israel. EOHR also condemns Mr. Trump’s decision to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, stressing that such a move only serves to undermine the legitimate rights of the Palestinian people. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Terrorism Observatory harshly condemns Sinai Mosque attack

November 25th, 2017 by Editor

The Terrorism Observatory harshly condemns Sinai Mosque attack

The Terrorism Observatory of The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) and the Arab Federation for Human Rights (AFHR) harshly condemns the terrorist attack that targeted worshipers at Al Rouda Mosque in the Beir Al Abd area near Arish in Northern Sinai. The attack that took place on November 24th left 305 people dead and over 100 injured. The Observatory urges the Egyptian government to take all necessary measures to apprehend the terrorists and hand them to justice so that they can be an example for anyone who attempts to violate the most sacred of all human rights and that is the right to life. Read the rest of this entry »

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