Egyptian security forces, alongside security personnel dressed in civilian attire, raided the Alexandria Branch of The Egyptian Center for Economic and Social Rights, arresting 15, including two minors, and two ECESR staff
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The undersigned organizations reiterated today that bringing political stability to Egypt requires the coming president to adopt a political and economic program that makes it a priority to restore and support the rule of law in a state that respects human rights and public liberties.
The undersigned civil society organizations are deeply concerned about the retrial of 37 men sentenced to death and 492 to life imprisonment by Al-Minya Criminal Court.
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights issued the first in a series of short studies on the public housing programmes.
The undersigned civil society organizations declared their profound disappointment by the Cabinet’s decision to include Coal as part of Egypt’s energy mix.
The Arab caucus* is closely monitoring the language of Arab member states during the 47th Commission on Population and Development; and so far, we find that discourses of cultural relativism and sovereignty are being used at alarming rates in this session.
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) and The Corner House received a letter from the European Commission's Service for Foreign Policy Instrument
The undersigned groups and organizations declare their condemnation of the incident of mob sexual assault that took place inside the Cairo University campus on Sunday, March 16, 2014.A group of students from the Faculty of Law followed a female st
The Forum of Independent Egyptian Human Rights NGOs, which is made up of 19 rights organizations, presented to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights its report on the situation of human rights in Egypt over the last four years.
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights on Thursday, 13 March 2014, hosted a roundtable discussion of a paper prepared by Houqouqi for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities about political rights for the disabled in the amendments to the pol
A panel discussion titled “Fuelling corruption: Gas and Reconciliation” took place yesterday to explore how Egypt's economy is affected by the report's findings.
The study looks at the environmental and legal violations committed by MOPOCO and its misuse of natural resources, particularly water, land and energy
EIPR believes that the Egyptian government should negotiate with the new drug manufacturer from a position of strength as this drug cannot be imported without receiving an Egyptian license and conducting the needed clinical trials.
The EIPR demanded an end to legal and judicial action against Shia Muslims and the amendment of all legal provisions that may be used to punish citizens for their religious beliefs
Police forces attacked, hitting residents of the shanties over the head with the butts of their weapons, both men and women, causing numerous injuries.
On Sunday February 23, 2014, the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights held an event to launch its new report, entitled “Reclaiming and Redefining Rights: ICPD+20 Status of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Middle East and North Afric
The undersigned organizations welcomed the invitation to attend an open dialogue with the 30 June Fact-Finding Commission, affirming the crucial role of independent rights organizations in ex
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights is extremely concerned about the risk of forced eviction facing some 1,000 families in the Eshash al-Tawfiqiya/Muhagirin area of Marg.
The undersigned organizations call for an immediate, independent investigation into growing claims of the brutal torture and sexual assault of detainees held in prisons and police stations in Egypt after their arrest in demonstrations on January 2
Cairo (31 December 2013) -- Egyptian rights organization today filed a formal request with the Attorney General demanding an immediate investigation into the broadcasting of private telephone conversations by a TV talk show host.