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Terrorism Observatory EOHR condems the Al Wadi El Gedid’s terrorist attack

January 17th, 2017 by Editor

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EOHR condems the Al Wadi El Gedid’s terrorist attack

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) strongly condemns the attack on Al Nakb police checkpoint at Al Wadi El Gedid governrate which left over 8 policemen dead, and 4 others injured. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR demands the alleviation of the surveillance penalty imposed on Ahmed Maher

January 12th, 2017 by Editor

EOHR demands the alleviation of the surveillance penalty imposed on Ahmed Maher

 

The Egyptian Organization for Human Right (EOHR) submitted a request to the prison authority of the ministry of interior, and the National council for Human Rights (NCHR) to change the form of surveillance penalty imposed on citizen and political activist Ahmed Maher Ibrahim Al Tantawi. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR submits a memorandum to the speaker of the house of representatives regarding a draft law on striping the Egyptian citizenship of any one convicted to a terror related crime

December 20th, 2016 by Editor

EOHR submits a memorandum to the speaker of the house of representatives regarding a draft law on striping the Egyptian citizenship of any one convicted to a terror related crime

 

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) submitted a memorandum on Tuesday 20th, of December, 2016 to Dr. Ali Abdel Aal the speaker of Egypt’s house of represenatives. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR submits a draft legistlation on the compensation of vicitims of Terrorism to Egypt’s House of Representatives

December 20th, 2016 by Editor

EOHR submits a draft legistlation on the compensation of vicitims of Terrorism to Egypt’s House of Representatives

Out of the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) belief in the supreme principles and values of human rights, and our of EOHR’s recognition of the sacrifices of the Egyptian Police, Armed Forces people in their existintial war on terror; EOHR has submitted a draft law on the compensation of vicitims of terrorism to the suggestions and compaints commitee of Egypt’s House of Representatives. The law stipulates that the state should compensate victims of terrorism be them policemen, soldiers or civilians as follows. 1 million EGP to the family of every martyr who lost his life in a terrorist attack, and a monthly pension of 2,500 EGP in addition to their original pensions. As for the wounded, each victim should get 500,000 EGP in compensation from the state. Read the rest of this entry »

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Terrorism Observatory EOHR condemns the bombing of Al Botroseya Church

December 11th, 2016 by Editor

 

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EOHR condemns the bombing of Al Botroseya Church

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) condemns in the strongest words the explosion that took place in Al Botroseya Church which is linked to the St. Mark’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral complex which also happens to host the papal seat. The attack led to the death of 25 people, and the injury of 31. Most of the victims are women and children. Read the rest of this entry »

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Terrorism Observatory EOHR condemns Al Haram Street terrorist attacks

December 10th, 2016 by Editor

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EOHR condemns Al Haram Street terrorist attacks

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) terrorism observatory strongly condemns the bomb attack that targeted a police checkpoint in Al Haram district, which led to the death of 6 policemen, and the injuty of a few others. The attack took place on the 9th of December 2016 Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR condemns the arrest of Azza Sulieman and demands the suspension of the foreign funding case

December 8th, 2016 by Editor

 

EOHR condemns the arrest of Azza Sulieman

and demands the suspension of the foreign funding case

 

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) condemns the arrest of Azza Sulieman the director of  the Centre for Egyptian Women’s legal assistance (CEWLA), and calls upon the authorities to suspend investigations of case 173 of the year 2011 also known as the foreign funding case. The prosecutor landed three charges of Mrs Sulieman; those charges are conducting civil society related activities in an illegal manner, recieving funding in illicit ways, and tax evasion. This comes after security forces detained Mrs. Sulieman yesterday in accordance with a prosecutor’s order of arrest related to the foreign funding case. Read the rest of this entry »

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Civil Society legistlation: The end of civil society in Egypt EOHR calls upon President Al Sisi not to ratify the new NGO Law

December 4th, 2016 by Editor

 

Civil Society legistlation: The end of civil society in Egypt

EOHR calls upon President Al Sisi not to ratify the new NGO Law

 

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) expresses its deep concern regarding parliament’s decision to pass the controversial NGO law, and calls upon President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi not to ratify this unconstitutional law that contradicts Egypt’s international legal obligations.

EOHR views this law as a violation of international norms and principles that stiputlae the independence of civil society. EOHR also believes this law contradicts Egypt’s constitution and international obligations. Read the rest of this entry »

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On the International Day of solidarity with the Palestinian people, EOHR reafirms its inifinite support for the legitimate rights of the palestinian people

November 29th, 2016 by Editor

On the International Day of solidarity with the Palestinian people, EOHR reafirms its inifinite support for the legitimate rights of the palestinian people

The suffering of the palestinian people under Israeli occupation and oppression persists without any signs of hope to alleviate their plight, on the contrary matters seem to be heading for worse. On the International day of solidarity with the Palestinian people EOHR reafirms its boundless support to the right of the palestinian people to self determination, independence and return to their homeland that was stripped away from them forcefully by means of aggression. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR comments on the UN special rappoteur’s statement on Egypt’s civil society legistlation

November 24th, 2016 by Editor

EOHR comments on the UN special rappoteur’s statement on Egypt’s civil society legistlation

The Egyptian Organization for human rights (EOHR) has read, and thoroughly examined the statement issued by the UN special rappoteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and association on Egypt’s  recently approved draft law on civil society. We in EOHR advice Egypt’s parliament and government do the same, and take the rappoteurs opinion and assesment into account. EOHR reposts his statement so that all actors, and players may be able to see. Read the rest of this entry »

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