human rights watch

Egypt’s NCHR refutes HRW report, says NGO’s participation at COP27 expanded

Sat, 17 Sep 2022 - 01:48 GMT

Egypt’s National Council for Human Rights has refuted a report by the Human Rights Watch (HRW) claiming that Egypt has undermined environmental NGOs willing to partake in the Climate Change Conference of the UN (COP27), which the country will host in November.

Human Rights Watch asks UN Rights Council to address Ethiopian grave violations in Tigray

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 - 12:46 GMT

The HRW report said grave violations of international humanitarian and human rights law have occurred since Tigray conflict has started in November 2020.

Officials condemn rights groups' silence after Cancer Institute blast

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 - 03:37 GMT

These organizations have turned the dispute with Egypt into a personal one that lacks many human rights standards, officials say.

HRW seeks removing regimes, encouraging instability: Speaker

Mon, 10 Jun 2019 - 11:18 GMT

Parliament Speaker Ali Abdel Aal criticized the New York-based Human Rights Watch for being politicized.

HRW's 'funded' reports on Egypt serve terrorist agendas: MP

Wed, 05 Jun 2019 - 10:52 GMT

An MP accused the Muslim Brotherhood and the states sponsoring it of being behind the issuance of such "false reports."

State Information Service reveals 'flawed methodology' in HRW report on Sinai

Mon, 03 Jun 2019 - 11:44 GMT

The State Information Service (SIS) has issued a detailed report responding to “false allegations” made in a report released by Human Rights Watch on May 28 on the situation in Sinai

HRW seeks to demean Egyptian state: Wafd Party leader

Sun, 02 Jun 2019 - 04:17 GMT

Abu Shoka has stressed that HRW relies on fake and fabricated information from Muslim Brotherhood sources and media in an attempt to demean the Egyptian state.

Amid Egypt’s fierce battle against terrorism, HRW stands biased, naive

Fri, 31 May 2019 - 10:34 GMT

Lacking all standards of logic and neutrality, HRW gave no evidences for its allegations against the Egyptian forces, narrating one-sided opinion for the events, with no credible sources or documents.

Amnesty International, HRW's reports mostly politicized: FDHR

Tue, 21 May 2019 - 11:16 GMT

The Human Rights Watch's reports lack professionalism and reference to international conventions.

Interview: Great progress achieved in combating torture

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 - 03:00 GMT

International criticism towards the human rights situation in Egypt has intensified ahead of presidential election, and serves to defame the image of the state

Egypt slams U.N. High Commissioner over criticizing human rights record

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 - 01:16 GMT

The Foreign Ministry denounced on Wednesday, Zeid al-Hussein’s report that included "false allegations" of political rights violations in Egypt.

National Authority of Journalism refutes HRW’s report on election

Mon, 26 Feb 2018 - 03:47 GMT

National Authority of Journalism issued a statement on Monday in which it refutes the Human Rights Watch’s report entitled “Arrests Escalate ahead of Unfair Election”.

HRW expresses concern over Bayern’s training in Qatar

Thu, 04 Jan 2018 - 10:12 GMT

Head of the German division of Human Rights Watch (HRW) Wenzel Michaliski criticized Bayern Munich’s trip to Qatar for their winter training camp.

4th pardon list about to be finished: MP Khouly

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 - 09:18 GMT

The Egyptian presidential pardon committee is preparing a new pardon list, which includes detainees whose cases are not tied to terrorism or violence.

Japan to deal with North Korean evacuees in case of crisis

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 - 09:11 GMT

Japan is studying plans to cope with an influx of perhaps tens of thousands of North Korean evacuees if a military or other crisis breaks out on the peninsula.

SIS chairman addresses “false information” on human rights

Tue, 31 Oct 2017 - 05:01 GMT

Rashwan stated that no single complaint has been filed on torture in prisons unlike what is propagated on the international scale.

Parl’t HR committee calls for suing NGOs opposing Khattab’s nomination

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 - 12:20 GMT

Alaa Abed called Tuesday for taking to court every organization that opposed the nomination of Moshira Khattab to UNESCO's chief post.

HRW report on prison torture in Egypt to be discussed: MP

Sun, 01 Oct 2017 - 08:50 GMT

The House of Representatives will discuss during its third round the Human Rights Watch’s recent report accusing the Egyptian police of torturing political prisoners.

HRW calls on Saudi Arabia to end men’s superiority

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 - 09:31 GMT

Saudi authorities have to take a step forward in gender equality and to put an end to the current state of men being in charge of women, HRW says.

UN’s Labour Organization to probe into Qatar’s violations

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 - 07:35 GMT

International Labour Organization (ILO) of the United Nations will launch, next November, an investigation into Qatar’s violations concerning migrant workers.