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Urgent appeal EOHR calls for the immediate release of Ahmed Badawi

April 22nd, 2019 by Editor

Urgent appeal

EOHR calls for the immediate release of Ahmed Badawi


The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) has expressed its deepest concern over the arrest of the activist “Ahmed Badawi” after he lifted a banner saying “No to constitutional amendments”
The organization calls on the competent authorities to release him immediately in compliance with the Constitution and international human rights instruments.
Activists on social media reported the arrest of the Egyptian activist “Ahmad Badawi”, after protesting solo with a sign saying: “No, for constitutional amendments”

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Results of following up the referendum on the constitutional amendments 2019, The Second Day.

April 21st, 2019 by Editor

Results of following up the referendum on the constitutional amendments 2019, The Second Day.


The Egyptians continued on Sunday 21/4/2019 the vote for the second day of the constitutional amendments, which started on Saturday morning April 20 and continues until Monday, April 22, according to the announcement of the National Election Authority headed by Chancellor Lashin Ibrahim, which called on Egyptian citizens to the referendum on constitutional amendments.

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Results of following up the referendum on the constitutional amendments 2019

April 20th, 2019 by Editor

Results of following up the referendum on the constitutional amendments 2019

The voting process for Egyptians in the referendum on the constitutional amendments started on Saturday morning 20/4/2019 and will continue till next Monday through direct secret ballot. A total of 61,344,503 voters are eligible to vote.

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EOHR welcomes the draft law on NGOs submitted by the Ministry of Solidarity

April 8th, 2019 by Editor

EOHR welcomes the draft law on NGOs submitted by the Ministry of Solidarity


The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) welcomes the draft law that regulates the civil work. This law was prepared by the Ministry of Social Solidarity, which decided to abolish Law 70 of 2017 instead of modifying it as it includes a series of violations of the right to assembly and organization.

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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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