In the midst of the crisis sparked by the first constitutional declaration issued on 22 November, President Mohamed Morsy issued several presidential laws by decree with economic consequences.
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The undersigned feminist and human rights organizations express deep concern due to the escalation of state policies that reinforce the state of impunity and which refrain from protecting citizens and securing peaceful assemblies.
The undersigned human rights organizations declare their rejection of the draft constitution to be put to a popular referendum on 15 December, with the vote for Egyptians residing abroad starting on 12 December..
Three Egyptian rights organizations strongly condemned today the crimes committed by Military Police forces against residents of Qursaya Island, located in the governor ate of Giza, at dawn on Sunday, 18 November, which left at least three civilia
This morning 25 Egyptian advocacy organizations filed a lawsuit before the Court of Administrative Justice seeking the annulment of the President’s decree issuing a new constitutional declaration on 21 November and an expedited inj
The undersigned human rights organizations express their rejection of the content and philosophy of the draft constitution proposed by the Constituent Assembly and scheduled to be voted on in a referendum within the coming month.
Joint Press Release by 21 Egyptian Human Rights organizations
Dr. Hisham Qandil
Prime Minister of Egypt
Magles El Shaab St.,
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Ms. Christine Lagarde
International Monetary Fund,
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On Friday November 9th 2012, the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR), the New Women Foundation (NWF) and Women and Memory Forum (WMF) joined other global organizations in the 'One Day, One Struggle' campaign to celebrate everyday femini
A commentary on the teachers' strike
Motaz Attala – Right to Education Program Officer
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) and INTERIGHTS have initiated a case against Egypt following its failure to address violations by army personnel against female detainees, in what has come to be known as the “virginity tests” inc
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights calls on the Egyptian government to place an immediate moratorium on unconventional extraction activities using hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking”, at least until independent impact studies have been co
Today eight advocacy groups filed a complaint with the Public Prosecutor against the Minister of Interior and several police personnel with the Marg police station regarding the arrest of Albert Saber Ayyad and his detention without a warrant from
2012 Sir Suma Chakrabarti
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Re: EBRD Country Assessment and Operational Priorities for Egypt
As the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is poised to decide on starting operations in Egypt, the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) fears the bank may renege on its own founding charter to close deals in the coun
The 193 UN member states have been gathered at the United Nations’ headquarters in New York since the 2nd of July to negotiate an international treaty aimed at regulating and controlling the conventional arms trade.
Based on the critical role of civil society in defining and shaping the political future of the country,The form of independent Egyptian human rights organization launched a campaign entitled “Our Rights in 100 Days.” to evaluate the performance o
On Tuesday, June 26, the First Circuit Administrative Court – Individual Disputes, headed by Counselor Ali Fekry, issued a decision to revoke Decree No.
Today, the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) welcomed the end of the state of emergency, which had been in place for more than 30 years.