In the aftermath of the January 2011 Revolution, the controversy concerning the need for a law governing constructing places of worship in Egypt was renewed.
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights condemned in a statement Saturday the circumstances and procedures followed when on 7 December 2014 the police arrested 26 people in a public bathhouse in the Ramsis area of Cairo on charges of engaging
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights today urged the government to end the climate of suspicion and threats currently characterizing its relationship with independent human rights organizations.
The latest changes to the Code of Criminal Procedures in Egypt passed into law by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in November offer incremental improvements, but no magic bullet to fix Egypt's deeply flawed criminal justice system.
In early 2014, the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) submitted a proposal to the government to reconstitute, develop, and animate the Supreme Council for Health Services, established by Republican Decree 61/1966 and amended in 1978 an
The review of Egypt’s human rights record over the past four years will begin this week as part of the Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review in Geneva.
Over the last few years, the term ‘civil society’ has raised much controversy starting with the basic question of the importance of civil society to begin with, and culminating in accusations of treason.
In a sudden move by the state to mark Farmers Day, a law was issued by presidential decree number 127 for 2014 to institute health insurance for farmers who have no insurance protection under any other law.
In a study titled “The Democracy of the Clergy,” a commentary on the proposed bylaws that criticizes the church’s drafting of the statute in closed, non-transparent consultations based on a narrow interpretation of Article 3.
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights demanded the immediate repeal of the protest law as unconstitutional.