The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights and the Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression condemned the arrest of 21 women ages 15 to 22, among them 12 minors, who formed a human chain on the Alexandria corniche on Thursday morning.
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In a press conference held today, the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights issued a new report, “Besieging Freedom of Thought : Defamation of Religion Cases in Two Years of the Revolution.” The report examines the increasing attacks on citizens
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights today renewed its warnings about the gravity of the wave of sectarian violence that has swept Egypt over the last few weeks and took a more severe turn with the dispersal of the sit-ins of supporters of
The undersigned organizations are severely alarmed by the massacre that took place on the Nasr Road in Cairo at dawn on Saturday, July 27, after police forces attacked demonstrators supporting the Muslim Brotherhood (MB).
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) today warned about the gravity of sectarian violence and incitement seen in several governorates since the massive demonstrations and marches of 30 June.
The undersigned organizations express their deep regret and strong condemnation of the excessive force used by army and security forces against supporters of deposed president Mohamed Morsi who were staging a sit-in in front of the premises of the
The Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression (AFTE) and the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) condemn the ruling by Luxor court of misdemeanor to fine Coptic teacher Demiana Abdelnour a sum of 100 thousand Egyptian pounds, wh
Today, 17 organizations and five academic centres, working in all parts of the world issued a set of Global Principles on Nationa
The undersigned Egyptian rights organizations condemn in the strongest terms the verdict issued on June 4 by the Cairo Criminal Court which convicted 43 staff members of international NGOs in the so-called “foreign funding case.” The defendants, w