Programs: Civil Liberties
(EIPR) issued a report titled “HRDs in front of emergency court: the trial of members of the Egyptian Coordination for Rights and Freedoms (ECRF)” in which it called for the acquittal of lawyers Hoda Abdel Moneim, Mohamed Abu Huraira, Ezzat Ghoneim, and Mrs. Aisha Al-Shater, members of ECRF, after they were indicted in connection with the Supreme State Security Emergency case no. 1552 of 2018, in which the ruling will be issued next Sunday, March 5, 2023.
Today, the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) announced the launch of the trial version of the “Map of Religious Freedoms'', as one of its most important activities.
The 6th of February of every year, marks the International Zero Tolerance Day of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). In accordance, the FGM Task Force - which is composed of Egyptian feminist and Human Rights organizations fighting FGM-, urges the Egyptian State to take drastic measures and exhibit full commitment to end this violation and protect young girls from the risk of undergoing FGM.
The human rights crisis in Egypt has persisted and even worsened over the last three years, as confirmed by the mid-term report submitted by the Egyptian Taskforce for Human Rights* to the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) mechanism at the United Nations, titled ‘A Crisis by Design: The Systematic Nature of Human Rights Violations in Egypt’.