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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.

Coordination of Party Youth and Politicians meets New Zealand ambassador to Egypt, discuss human rights, parliamentary cooperation

Tue, 05 Oct 2021 - 03:19 GMT

Senior members of the Coordination of Party Youth and Politicians (CPYP) met with the New Zealand ambassador to Cairo Greg Louis on Tuesday, where they discussed human rights rights and means to enhance relations.

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.

Egyptian President discusses modernizing religious discourse, human rights in phone-in

Thu, 16 Sep 2021 - 03:27 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi made a phone-in Wednesday evening addressing a number of awareness-related matters.

What challenges are identified in Egypt's National Strategy for Human Rights

Tue, 14 Sep 2021 - 04:12 GMT

The strategy consists of four sections that encompass multiple areas of concern.

Assistant Egypt's FM reviews cultural rights as part of human rights strategy

Tue, 14 Sep 2021 - 01:00 GMT

Abdel Ati's statements came as addressed the Creative Forum held in Ljubljana, Slovenia

ECSS: National strategy for human rights consistent with new republic requirements

Sun, 12 Sep 2021 - 01:09 GMT

The strategy was fully consistent with all the positive developments that took place at all the state's sectors.

Egypt's FM: National strategy is roadmap for human rights

Sat, 11 Sep 2021 - 11:54 GMT

This first strategy aims at promoting national efforts to develop human rights and respect rights and freedoms of citizens, Shoukry went on to say.

Egypt launches initiative for early detection of 19 genetic diseases in newborns, begins free treatment of spinal muscular atrophy

Tue, 03 Aug 2021 - 04:37 GMT

The Health Ministry has launched an initiative for the early detection of 19 genetic diseases to treat children for free and protect them for the potential of disability.

Egyptian House’s human rights committee rejects interference in judicial affairs over TikToker Haneen Hossam

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 - 09:49 GMT

Radwan said such attempts require holding those behind them accountable

Egypt’s embassy in Washington holds virtual meeting with U.S. congress on Egyptian women empowerment

Tue, 25 May 2021 - 01:12 GMT

The Egyptian Embassy in Washington organized a virtual session for assistants of congressmen in the House of Representatives and the Senate discussing the rights and empowerment of women in Egypt.

Security source denies claims inmate deprived of rights to medical care at Egypt's Torah Prison

Mon, 17 May 2021 - 01:53 GMT

“What was mentioned in the statement is completely false,” source at the Ministry of Interior said.

Human Rights Committee at CPYP denounces international community's silence about Israeli crimes against Palestinians

Sat, 15 May 2021 - 06:21 GMT

The committee affirms that the international community, especially the United States of America and the western countries, flagrantly employ double standards in dealing with the situation.

Egyptian draft law sets community service as alternative to jail time for debtors and petty crimes

Tue, 11 May 2021 - 09:50 GMT

A draft law on penalties alternative to prison has been referred to a committee of lawmakers in hopes that such law would spare debtors jail time.

Egypt’s SSCHR, parliamentarian committee review human rights national strategy draft

Mon, 10 May 2021 - 10:42 GMT

Egypt’s Supreme Standing Committee for Human Rights (SSCHR) and the Parliamentarian human rights committee on Sunday held a meeting to review the first draft of the national strategy for human rights.

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