National Council for Human Rights

Video: NCHR delegation visits rehabilitation center in Damanhour

Wed, 20 Jul 2022 - 04:30 GMT

A delegation from the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) visited on Tuesday a rehabilitation center of prisoners in Damanhour.

Recently-reactivated ‘Presidential Pardon Committee’ to hold its 1st meeting, Saturday

Fri, 29 Apr 2022 - 07:31 GMT

The recently-reactivated ‘Presidential Pardon Committee’ will hold its first meetings, on Saturday according to committee member, Tariq Al-Awadi Friday.

Egypt’s National Council for Human Rights to share its database with ‘Presidential Pardon Committee’

Thu, 28 Apr 2022 - 10:23 GMT

Head of the Complaints, Monitoring and Follow-up Committee at the National Council for Human Rights, Walaa Gad Al-Karim, said, Thursday that the Council will share its database of prisoners in pretrial detention with the recently-reactivated ‘Presidential Pardon Committee’.

Refugees in Egypt enjoy full freedom, do not suffer of discriminate: NCHR head

Mon, 18 Apr 2022 - 10:48 GMT

Head of the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) Moushira Khattab said that all refugees in Egypt enjoy full freedom, as the government does not discriminate between them and any other Egyption nationals.

US deputy assistant secretary of state: Egypt’s national strategy for human rights expresses commitment to back fundamental freedoms

Thu, 03 Feb 2022 - 05:40 GMT

In a meeting with President of the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) Moushira Khattab, Le Mon lauded Egypt’s launch of the national strategy for human rights as an expression of the state's commitment to support the protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms in Egypt.

NCHR to work on implementing Egypt’s National Strategy for Human Rights: Chief

Wed, 05 Jan 2022 - 09:22 GMT

Head of the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) Moushira Khattab said the council will work during the coming period on implementing the provisions of the National Strategy for Human Rights launched last September by President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi.

For the first time in history: Women lead national human rights bodies in Egypt

Mon, 04 Oct 2021 - 04:11 GMT

Egypt has recently made significant efforts to empower women nationwide and ensure that women assume high-level diplomatic and political posts.

Egypt appoints first woman to lead its national human rights body

Mon, 04 Oct 2021 - 03:01 GMT

Egypt’s veteran diplomat and politician has been selected to lead the National Council for Human Rights, Egypt’s independent council in charge of developing and promoting human rights.

Veteran diplomat Moushira Khattab leads Egypt’s independent council in charge of promoting human rights

Mon, 04 Oct 2021 - 02:16 GMT

Egypt’s veteran diplomat and politician has been selected to lead the National Council for Human Rights, Egypt’s independent council in charge of developing and promoting human rights.

Editor-in-Chief of Al-Ahram Weekly, Ezzat Ibrahim named as Egypt's NCHR member

Mon, 04 Oct 2021 - 12:23 GMT

Editor-in-Chief of Al-Ahram Weekly, Ezzat Youssef Ibrahim was selected, Monday as a member of the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR), among other several prominent figures.

Egypt’s National Council for Human Rights honors ‘El Ekhteyar’, ‘100 Wesh’, ‘El Fetwa’ series

Sun, 22 Nov 2020 - 03:54 GMT

Egypt’s National Council for Human Rights honored the casts of “El Ekhteyar” ( The Choice) “100 Wesh” ( 100 Faces) and “El Fetwa” ( The strong man) series.

Human Rights National Council urges ending causes of illegal migration

Thu, 19 Dec 2019 - 11:05 GMT

Head of the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) Mohamed Fayek on Wednesday said that terrorism and armed conflicts along with poverty and unemployment are the major causes of illegal migration.

Egypt criminalized torture in 1883: Deputy FM

Wed, 09 Oct 2019 - 10:24 GMT

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Ehab Galal said that Egypt is among the first states that criminalized torture.

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.

National Council for Human Rights to honor winning Ramadan screenplays on Sept. 7

Tue, 03 Sep 2019 - 11:00 GMT

The National Council for Human Rights, headed by Mohamed Fayek, honors the dramas in support of human rights principles that were screened last Ramadan.

Women gain unprecedented position in President al-Sisi’ era

Mon, 08 Apr 2019 - 10:10 GMT

Thanks to President Sisi’s efforts, women acquired a lot of their stolen rights over the last short period of time

Iconic thinker, writer Kamal Abul Majd passed away April 3

Thu, 04 Apr 2019 - 04:43 GMT

Iconic Egyptian writer and thinker Ahmed Kamal Abul Majd passed away on April 3 at the age of 89.

New dispute inside Egypt's liberal nationalist Wafd party

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 - 10:01 GMT

Only few days after a high-level election took place inside Egypt's nationalist liberal New Wafd party, candidates who lost ballots announced filing grievances to the chairman of the party over the election results.

National Council for Human Rights to honor cast of ‘Bel Hagm al-Aa’ely'

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 - 11:01 GMT

The National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) honored on Thursday the cast of the series “Bel Hagm al-Aa’ely” [Family Size].

Geneva: Egyptian Org. for Human Rights holds seminar on forced disappearance

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 - 09:00 GMT

Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) held Wednesday a seminar titled ‘Forced Disappearance in Egypt’ on the margins of the 39th Session of the International Council for Human Rights.

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