The political administration reduced the budget deficit to under 10% using controversial economic measures without taking the necessary measures to protect the poor from the inevitable resulting inflation and increase in prices.
The law, if adopted, will criminalize the operation of NGOs and subordinate them to the security establishment, shutting down the public sphere in Egypt to all but regime supporters.
A study found poor health and living conditions in Egypt’s prisons that did not fulfill the minimum components for the right to health
EIPR has issued a study titled, “Revisiting the Growth-Poverty Nexus in Egypt, with Reference to the World Bank Country Partnership Strategies.”
The harsh sentence handed down yesterday in absentia by the Cairo Criminal Court against Alaa Abdel Fattah, Ahmed Abdel Rahman, Wael Metwally and 22 others is another severe violation of the basic right to a fair trial adding to the dismal human
In preventive detention and on hunger strike since 26 January 2014
EIPR launches preliminary findings on the building collapse phenomena through interactive website
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights and the Nadeem Center for the Rehabilitation of Victims of Violence and Torture are extremely concerned by the increase in reported cases of enforced disappearance and torture targeting individuals suspected by the authorities of terrorism-related offenses.
The undersigned organizations reiterated today that bringing political stability to Egypt requires the coming president to adopt a political and economic program that makes it a priority to restore and support the rule of law in a state that respects human rights and public liberties.
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights on Thursday, 13 March 2014, hosted a roundtable discussion of a paper prepared by Houqouqi for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities about political rights for the disabled in the amendments to the pol