Files: Freedoms of expression
To: Attorney General: Hamada El-Sawy
From: Egyptian human rights organizations
(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.
State Security Emergency resumes the trial of Patrick George. EIPR: He did nothing but exercise his right to expression.
The human rights crisis in Egypt has persisted and even worsened over the last three years, as confirmed by the mid-term report submitted by the Egyptian Taskforce for Human Rights* to the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) mechanism at the United Nations, titled ‘A Crisis by Design: The Systematic Nature of Human Rights Violations in Egypt’.
New EIPR report: President must abolish unfair emergency court verdict against Aboul Fotouh, Al Qassas and Moaz Al-Sharqawi
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).