human rights

Angelina Jolie: “Human rights In The world Are A Big Lie”

Mon, 25 Dec 2023 - 11:35 GMT

Angelina Jolie: “Human rights In The world Are A Big Lie”

Human Rights Researcher Patrick Zaki banned from peace conference due to Facebook post on Israeli PM

Sun, 15 Oct 2023 - 10:48 GMT

The same conference had given Zaki, researcher at the University of Bologna, a peace award.

Egyptian politicians, parties slam European Parliament statements

Thu, 05 Oct 2023 - 11:23 GMT

Egyptian politicians and parties have strongly slammed the recent European Parliament statement regarding the human rights statues in Egypt ahead of the awaiting presidential election, saying that ‘this kind of statements considered to be “misleading”, aside that it is ‘straight interference in Egypt’s internal affairs.

Egypt’s National Dialogue announce final recommendations of 13 committees

Fri, 18 Aug 2023 - 10:03 GMT

Egypt’s National Dialogue has released a report summarizing the recommendations and outcomes of 13 committees covering different areas, including politics, economics, and society.

Case number 173 related to NGOs expected to be closed by September, lawyer Najad al-Borai

Tue, 15 Aug 2023 - 05:10 GMT

Human rights lawyer Najad al-Borai, expected case number 173 of 2014 related to NGOs, in which 43 Egyptian and foreign organizations were being accused, to be completely closed by next September, in conjunction with the next National Dialogue sessions in regard with human rights.

Human Rights Council finishes Egypt’s annual report for human rights status

Mon, 31 Jul 2023 - 10:56 GMT

Egypt’s President of the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR), Ambassador Moshira Khattab said that the Council has finished writing the annual report for human rights status in Egypt.

In 10 yrs: Egypt’s steps to enhance human rights

Tue, 04 Jul 2023 - 08:06 GMT

ECSS issued new report highlighting the most prominent Egyptian stances during the past ten years to enhance respect for rights of Egyptian citizens at different levels and in various age groups.

We seek passing new law on information circulation, National Dialogue official participant

Mon, 29 May 2023 - 01:21 GMT

Assistant rapporteur of the Human Rights Committee at the National Dialogue, Ahmed Ragheb, said that the committee discusses human rights in general during its meetings; however, he wished, that a law would be passed allowing the circulation of information.

Countdown to Egypt’s National Dialogue: What you need to know

Mon, 01 May 2023 - 09:13 GMT

Egypt’s long-awaited National Dialogue is only one day away with the first session of the dialogue scheduled to be held on Wednesday 3 May to discuss key political, economic, and social issues.

Egypt’s National Dialogue members meet with representatives of Human Rights NGOs

Sun, 09 Apr 2023 - 10:32 GMT

The participation aims at creating a positive atmosphere that helps start the dialogue sessions effectively, according to a statement issued by the Board of Trustees of the National Dialogue.

New intellectuals, human rights defenders join Egypt’s National Dialogue

Thu, 30 Mar 2023 - 11:49 GMT

"This matter comes in light of the National Dialogue’s keenness to include all the segments of the Egyptian society, and use the experience of its symbols and leaders in various fields," he continued.

30 people detained pending investigation released ahead of Ramadan

Wed, 22 Mar 2023 - 11:04 GMT

A total of 30 people detained pending investigation have been released, according to a Wednesday statement by the Presidential Pardon Committee.

5K Egyptian university students trained on national strategy of human rights

Fri, 10 Mar 2023 - 11:50 GMT

The National Council for Human Rights held meetings with nearly 5,000 male and female university students, aiming to raise awareness and promoting human rights among youths, announced Ambassador Moushira Khattab, President of the National Council for Human Rights.

Egypt’s justice minister heads to Geneva to review periodic human rights report

Sat, 25 Feb 2023 - 09:35 GMT

Egypt’s Justice Minister Omar Marwan headed for Geneva, Switzerland, on Saturday to lead a high-level delegation to review the fifth periodical report submitted to the United Nations Human Rights Committee (UNHRC), slated for Tuesday and Wednesday.

National Council for Human Rights demands return of child 'Shenouda' to his foster family until adoption lawsuit's conclusion

Sun, 08 Jan 2023 - 03:44 GMT

The then childless couple found the boy, who was only a few days/weeks old, in 2018 in front of the gate of a church.

Manpower Ministry: Egypt attaches great importance to eliminating child labor in all its forms

Mon, 05 Dec 2022 - 12:14 GMT

The meeting aimed to present what has been accomplished in Egypt's "national plan", and to present the tasks and formation of the Child Labor Combat Unit.

Egyptian Senate expresses 'discontent' with European Parliament's resolution on human rights

Sun, 27 Nov 2022 - 02:38 GMT

Speaker of the Egyptian Senate Abdel Wahab Abdel Razek issued a statement Sunday in response to a resolution issued by the European Parliament on human rights on November 24.

Egypt slams European parliament report on human rights situation

Fri, 25 Nov 2022 - 07:25 GMT

The Egyptian Parliament expressed its complete rejection to the European Parliament decision issued on 11/24/2022 regarding the human rights situation in Egypt.

Widow of Egyptian Army martyr addresses international community on Alaa Abdel Fatah

Wed, 09 Nov 2022 - 03:43 GMT

Member of the House of Representatives Eman El Alfy, who is also the widow of Armed Forces Martyr Adel Abdel Hamid Eid Hassan, posted a video on Facebook Wednesday.

Egyptian lawyer Abul Komsan from COP27: Why did Sanaa Attack Me?

Wed, 09 Nov 2022 - 02:12 GMT

Abul Komsan, who was attending a panel held by Alaa’s sister Sanaa Seif at the COP27 Blue Zone headquarters in Sharm El-Sheikh, was trying to ask a question about Alaa’s “incitement” but she was not allowed to complete her question. So, Abul Komsan decided to take to Facebook to clarify her situation regarding the question in a short video, under the title “Why did Sanaa Attack Me?”