human rights

986 inmates released as Presidential Pardon Committee resumes meetings

Wed, 04 May 2022 - 04:34 GMT

A total of 986 inmates have been pardoned by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Eid al-Fitr, according to a Tuesday statement by the Ministry of Interior.

Four US correctional officers charged with second-degree murdering of elderly inmate in Florida

Sat, 30 Apr 2022 - 01:25 GMT

Four US officers have been charged with murdering an elderly and disabled prisoner in Florida.

41 activists to be released from pre-trial detention per State Security Prosecution decree

Sun, 24 Apr 2022 - 03:33 GMT

A total of 41 activists will be released Sunday and Monday per a State Security Prosecution decree, getting to spend the approaching Eid al-Fitr with their families.

'Egypt strongly condemns deliberate insult of Holy Quran by extremist rightists in Sweden': Foreign Ministry

Mon, 18 Apr 2022 - 01:13 GMT

The country also asserted the necessity of respecting others' right in religious freedom, which is one of the human rights.

Wrap up of EU's Human rights envoy's visit to Egypt: challenge and promising future

Thu, 14 Apr 2022 - 04:19 GMT

Human rights in Egypt have many challenges as well as promising opportunities, , head of the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) Moushira Khattab said Thursday as European Union Eamon Gilmore wrapped up his three-day visit to Egypt.

EU's human rights envoy meets with human rights organizations in Egypt

Thu, 14 Apr 2022 - 12:00 GMT

The Arab Network for Digital Media and Human Rights (ANDMHR) participated in a meeting with the EU Human Rights representative for human rights on Wednesday.

Egyptian MPs meet with EU human rights envoy

Wed, 13 Apr 2022 - 06:33 GMT

The Human Rights Committee of the House of Representatives met with the European Union’s envoy for human rights and the EU ambassador to Cairo on Tuesday.

Egypt’s FM affirms to Blinken need to address human rights file within comprehensive approach

Wed, 13 Apr 2022 - 05:40 GMT

Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry affirmed to US Secretary of State Antony Blinken the need to address human rights within a comprehensive approach that takes into account the peculiarity of communities.

Egyptian NGO sheds light on high number of terrorism victims in Africa in 1 month

Wed, 13 Apr 2022 - 10:55 GMT

Egypt-based Maat for Peace, Development and Human Rights issued Wednesday its monthly report dubbed "Lens of Terror Operations on the African Continent" for March 2022.

Egypt is essential strategic partner to Europe: European Union Council president

Tue, 15 Mar 2022 - 03:34 GMT

President Michel added that such deep relations are manifested in the recent momentum in joint cooperation.

Egypt adopts comprehensive approach for promoting human rights, fundamental freedoms: FM

Thu, 03 Mar 2022 - 12:12 GMT

This came in the recorded speech delivered by the Minister of Foreign Affairs in the high-level segment of the 49th session of the UN Human Rights Council.

New German FM sets human rights as basis for ties, Egypt highlights role in curbing illegal immigration, terrorism

Sat, 12 Feb 2022 - 06:28 GMT

The German foreign minister has emphasized human rights as a basis for cooperation during her Saturday visit to Egypt, while her Egyptian counterpart highlighted Cairo’s significant role in curbing illegal immigration and terrorist infiltration into Europe.

US committed to fostering partnership with Egypt to bolster regional stability, human rights: Blinken

Fri, 28 Jan 2022 - 01:48 GMT

Blinken’s remarks came after a phone call with Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry on Thursday, during which they discussed bilateral relations and regional issues, according to the Egyptian Foreign Ministry.

Egypt presents its vision on human rights in World Youth Forum

Tue, 11 Jan 2022 - 03:41 GMT

That was during the session of Model United Nations Human Rights Council (MUNHRC).

Egypt slams German government for statements on upcoming trial session as ‘unjustifiable’ interference

Sat, 18 Dec 2021 - 11:11 GMT

The Egyptian Foreign Ministry voiced rejection of recent remarks by the German government regarding an upcoming trial of a number of defendants before the Egyptian judiciary.

UN received reports of human rights violations amid war in Ethiopia: Nashif

Fri, 17 Dec 2021 - 02:35 GMT

All parties are accused of committing severe human rights violations due to the crisis in the country, Nashif added.

EU, Egypt committed to enhancing political dialogue, cooperation: Spox

Fri, 12 Nov 2021 - 03:00 GMT

European Union Spokesman in the Middle East and North Africa Luis Miguel Bueno said on Friday that Egypt is an important partner to the EU.

Head of Red Cross Delegation in Egypt expresses satisfaction over new prison complex

Wed, 03 Nov 2021 - 02:28 GMT

Fontana's statements came during a meeting with Chairman of the Human Rights Committee at the House of Representatives Wednesday.

Egypt's Maya Morsi presents before UNCHR figures, legislations reflecting women empowerment

Tue, 26 Oct 2021 - 11:01 GMT

President of the National Council of Women (NCW) Maya Morsi presented Tuesday a report on the progress Egypt made to implement articles of CEDAW.

Sisi calls on V4 to counter illegal immigration by supporting human rights in Africa, localizing industries, twinning universities

Tue, 12 Oct 2021 - 06:01 GMT

President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi called on the Visegrád Group (V4) and other European countries on Tuesday to localize some of their industries in Egypt and to twin their universities with Egyptian ones to assist in the advancement of the country and other developing nations.