The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) welcomed the demands of the Human Rights Committee of the People's Assembly that the government must fully commit to ending the state of emergency by 31 May 2012.
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The undersigned human rights organizations declare their utter rejection of the new draft law on non-governmental organizations (NGOs), prepared by the Ministry of Insurance and Social Affairs and which aims to nationalize civil society.
Civil society organisations, along with a number of academics and media figures, presented a draft Freedom of Informati
11 Martyrs and More than 600 Wounded; At Least 203 Arrested… The Public Prosecutor Delays Providing Treatment to Those Detained… Security Forces Continue to Arbitrarily Arrest and Unlawfully Detain Demonstrators
Since the beginning of the attacks on demonstrators last Saturday, November 19th, the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) has recorded at least 383 arrests in Cairo alone, an
We the undersigned, in our capacity as rights organizations, social movements, and political forces, announce our strong condemnation of the detention of the activist Alaa Abdel Fattah.
On Tuesday the 26th July, the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) filed a complaint with the Public Prosecutor concerning the illegal detention of Amr Gharbeia, its Technology and Freedoms Progra Officer, at the hands of three people wh
On June 6, a pair of police officers entered an Alexandria Internet cafe and began asking for the identification documents of everyone present.
Forty seven international, regional and national civil society organisations – including ARTICLE 19, the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies and the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights – have written to Member States of the UN Human Right
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) today regretted the ruling on 3 January by an administrative court to uphold a new decision banning students who wear the niqab, or full face veil, from sitting for exams in public universities.