Files: Civil and political Rights
refer to an individual's ability to participate in the civil and political life of the society and state without fear of discrimination or repression, and is tied closely to citizenship status. Such rights include not only the right to vote in an election, but also the rights to join a political party; run for office; and participate freely in political rallies, events, or protests
(EIPR) issued a report titled “HRDs in front of emergency court: the trial of members of the Egyptian Coordination for Rights and Freedoms (ECRF)” in which it called for the acquittal of lawyers Hoda Abdel Moneim, Mohamed Abu Huraira, Ezzat Ghoneim, and Mrs. Aisha Al-Shater, members of ECRF, after they were indicted in connection with the Supreme State Security Emergency case no. 1552 of 2018, in which the ruling will be issued next Sunday, March 5, 2023.
Today, January 19, 2023, EIPR issued a report titled “Conviction without Evidence: The Unfair Trial of Abu Al-Fotouh, Al-Qassas, and Moaz Al-Sharqawi,” in which it called for the abolition of the lengthy prison sentences issued in Emergency State Security case 1059 of 2021 against 25 defendants, including former presidential candidate and head of the Strong Egypt Party, Abdel-Moneim Aboul Fotouh (15 years), his deputy, Mohammed Al-Qassas (ten years), and former student leader, Moaz al-Sharqawi (ten years).