Universal Periodic Review

As Turkish UPR deadline looms, NGO condemns Ankara’s ‘human rights abuses’

Fri, 24 Jan 2020 - 04:22 GMT

As Turkey is set to hand its Universal Periodic Review to the United Nations Human Rights Council by the end of this month, an Egyptian human rights groups called on international community to hold the Turkish regime accountable for “terrorist acts”.

Majority of nations in UPR lauded Egypt's report on human rights: Min.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 - 08:13 GMT

Marwan said that 133 states responded to the report, noting that the states who gave a negative response used sharp terms, including "abuses" and "torture".

Remarks on Egypt’s human rights report 'not hostile': official

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 - 07:51 GMT

Concerning the remarks of some countries on the human rights situation in Egypt, Fayek said that some of the comments were positive.

Parl't affairs min. leaves for Geneva to attend human rights UPR

Sun, 10 Nov 2019 - 12:30 GMT

Minister of Parliamentary Affairs Omar Marwan left Cairo on Sunday for Geneva, to attend the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Egypt, before the UN Human Rights Council next Wednesday.

Official says claims about enforced disappearance in Egypt fake

Thu, 05 Sep 2019 - 12:36 GMT

During the 13th annual forum for civil society organizations, Awad said that some of the people who were reported missing escaped to regions of armed conflicts.