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.
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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.
World Hepatitis Day: Access to Information on the Quality, Safety and Efficacy of the "Egyptian Interferon" is a right to every HCV Patient in Egypt
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
In a Detailed Testimony from the Sidelines of the Events in Abbassiya: EIPR Lodges Complaint for Activist Gharbeia's Unlawful Detention
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.
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights Files a Petition with the Public Prosecutor, Demanding to Open the File on Police Intimidation of Those Injured During the Revolution
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
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights announces the results of its field investigation into the clashes between police and demonstrators on the 28th and 29th June
- Police Aggression: Violations of the Law and Excessive Violence against Demonstrators on 28th and 29th June
The Ban on Electro-Shock Therapy Device Exposes Need for a More Active Role for Supervisory Bodies in Protecting Mental Health Patients
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 Groups Call for the Adoption of a Package of Urgent Measures: Continuing Armed Attacks on Hospitals Reveal State Failure in Protecting Lives
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 Calls upon Essawi to Suspend Officers Accused of Violence against Citizens During the Revolution
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
Changes to the Implementing Regulations of the Law for the Care of Mental Patients are a Regressive Measure which Violates the Law
On Tuesday, 14 June, the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) filed a lawsuit with the Court of Administrative Justice (no.
After Meeting with Businessmen: Finance Minister Meets with Economic Experts and Civil Society Representatives to Discuss New State Budget
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.
Supreme Military Court Sentences Minor to Death... EIPR Urges Immediate Suspension of the Sentence and a Full Review of Cases Heard by the Military Judiciary
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) is deeply troubled and concerned about the death sentence issued by the Supreme Military Court against four persons convicted of kidnapping and assaulting a young woman (case no.
Rights Monitors and Eyewitnesses Concur that Security Failed to Protect Lives and Churches... Resorting to Street Justice and the Use of Weapons by Both Sides Threatens Wider-Scale Violence
The government will “strike hard” anyone “who compromises Egypt’s national security” Justice Minister Abdel-Aziz El-Guindy said yesterday during a press conference on Saturday’s clashes in Imbaba.
Sectarian Crimes in Imbaba Threaten a Civil War and a Return to Organized Terrorism... Yes to the Rule of Law and the Natural Judge, No to Military Trials
The undersigned human rights organizations express their profound unease at the rising wave of sectarian violence, which threatens to drag Egypt into Muslim-Christian civil strife, after it has become clear that those in charge of administering th