Egyptian rights groups: We refuse to attend meetings designed to improve the image of the repressive military council and its complicit government.
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The three undersigned organizations believe that the criminal and political responsibility for the death of Essam Ali Atta Shalbi lies with Interior Minister General Mansour Essawy, Director of the Prisons Sector General Mohamed Naguib, and the wa
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.
The following group of allied Egyptian women's organisations wishes to express its condemnation of the threats faced by the psychologist and patients' rights activist Dr.
The undersigned organizations condemn the unprecedented extra-judicial killings and acts of violence committed by military police and central security forces, on the 9th of October in the Maspero area and central Cairo.
The undersigned rights organizations decisively condemn the exploitation of the political crisis between the forces of the revolution and those managing the country’s affairs in the transitional period as an excuse to employ the same repressive to
Civil society organizations from across the Arab region call on the Arab League to suspend Syria's membership rights as human rights violations continue.
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) filed a second complaint with the Public Prosecutor on 4 September (no.
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) issued a briefing note on the World Hepatitis Day, 28 July 2011, presenting the most important features of the debate over the quality, safety and efficacy (QSE) of long-lasting interferon, produc
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
It is impossible to ignore the significance of the day on which Egypt's revolution started – the 25th January, the day on which the country used to celebrate National Police Day.
Police officers in the Marg Police Department are putting widespread pressure on citizens to drop their complaints, and then pursue citizens who complain about this pressure
The Nadim Centre for the Rehabilitation of Victims of Violence, the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights, and the Hisham Mubarak Law Centre today filed a lawsuit before the Court of Administrative Justice against the head of the Supreme Council
- Police Aggression: Violations of the Law and Excessive Violence against Demonstrators on 28th and 29th June
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) has welcomed the news, published in newspapers on Sunday 26th June, of the decision to stop the use of the Beta 444 device used in electro-shock therapy in all psychiatric hospitals.
Seven human rights organizations have sent a letter to the Minister of Health in the caretaker government, expressing their fears about the deteriorating level of security in hospitals, which has been revealed by a campaign of new attacks on these
The Front for the Defence of Egyptian Demonstrators has sent a letter to both the Minister of the Interior, Major General Mansur Essawi, and the Assistant Minister of the Interior for Individual Affairs, General Magdy Tahami, calling upon them to
On Tuesday, 14 June, the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) filed a lawsuit with the Court of Administrative Justice (no.
On Saturday, 4 June, Finance Minister Samir Radwan met with party leaders, economic experts and civil society representatives to discuss the new state budget for 2011-12, approved by the Cabinet on Wednesday, 1 June.
EIPR senior researcher Sarah Carr reports from the Giza court.