human rights

EOHR chief says Egypt keen to continuously improve comprehensive human rights situation

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 - 08:40 GMT

Shiha’s remarks came in response to a question during a conference on Thursday titled 'Building a Post-Pandemic World...A Comprehensive Approach to Human Rights” about an international statement that criticized human rights situation in Egypt last March.

Human rights situation in Egypt not perfect, but a lot was achieved: MP Tarek Radwan

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 - 08:31 GMT

Radwan explained that ‘politicians never claimed that the human rights situation in Egypt is perfect. Many things needed to be corrected and revised; however, we invite the legislative institutions in the European Union and the United States to visit Egypt to assess the human rights situation based on the concept of human rights in Egypt.’

Egyptian Center for Strategic Studies urges permanent partnership with civil society institutions

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 - 06:13 GMT

The ECSS held a conference on Thursday titled 'Building a Post-Pandemic World...A Comprehensive Approach to Human Rights.”

Egypt is 1st country preserves women’s rights amid pandemic: NCW President

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 - 03:59 GMT

“7 percent of Egyptian wives revealed that they exposed to husband violence physically and verbally during the pandemic," she said.

COVID-19 negatively affected UN development goals, Egypt achieves positive indicators despite pandemic

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 - 01:14 GMT

El-Said added during Human Rights Conference… "Building a Post-Pandemic World" that the global economy witnessed contraction of 3.9% during 2020 due to the repercussion of COVID-19, El-Said stated, noting that the global economy lost around $5.8 trillion during the crisis year.

‘Human Rights Conference… Building a Post Pandemic World’ kicks off

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 - 10:11 GMT

The conference, titled 'Building a Post-Pandemic World...A Comprehensive Approach to Human Rights,” has been attended by several ministers and representatives of the international bodies.

Egypt holds conference on COVID’s impact on human rights, building post-pandemic world

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 - 01:06 GMT

With the participation of five ministers and high-profile international and development organizations, the Egyptian Center for Strategic Studies is organizing a conference on “Human Rights: Building the Post-Pandemic World” on Thursday

Human rights group condemns Italian arbitrariness against Egyptian activist

Sun, 28 Mar 2021 - 02:20 GMT

The Egyptian Coalition for Human Rights and Development (ECHRD) condemned Sunday the arbitrary measures taken by Italian authorities against Egyptian activist Mohamed Arafat.

Egyptian Publishers Association condemns joint-statement submitted at UN’s Human Rights Council on Egypt’s governmental policies

Wed, 17 Mar 2021 - 04:22 GMT

The Egyptian Publishers Association considered the statement a blatant and unacceptable interference in Egypt's internal affairs, adding that it promotes false allegations that are not based on any facts or evidence.

Parliamentarian committee recommends foreign ministry to prepare comparative study on human rights in Egypt

Mon, 15 Mar 2021 - 01:50 GMT

That was during a meeting between the committee and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry as indicated in a statement by the former.

Egypt's FM: Our partners often overlook state’s achievements in human rights

Sun, 14 Mar 2021 - 03:49 GMT

Shoukry indicated that all social and economic considerations should be taken into account when dealing with these issues.

Egyptian Judges’ Club refutes ‘groundless allegations’ about human rights

Sun, 14 Mar 2021 - 12:34 GMT

“Such allegations contradict with the guarantees of the independence of the judiciary” in Egypt, the club said, adding “[It is] an unacceptable interference in the work of Egypt’s lofty and independent judiciary.”

Egyptian parliament urges western countries to refrain from politicizing human rights after UNHRC statement

Sat, 13 Mar 2021 - 09:25 GMT

The House urged the countries that participated in the statement to “not inaugurate themselves as guardians on Egypt”

Egypt totally rejects joint statement includes inaccurate information on human rights

Fri, 12 Mar 2021 - 05:05 GMT

“No country can consider itself as an evaluator or arbiter in this regard,” Egypt’s Foreign Ministry continued.

SSCHR issues report on Egypt's role in promoting culture of peace, tolerance

Thu, 04 Feb 2021 - 02:22 GMT

A report released Thursday by the SSCHR to mark the first edition of the International Day of Human Fraternity shed light on Egypt's constitutional and legal framework to support values of human fraternity.

Video: Human rights, media delegation reflect on visit to Egypt’s Torah Prison

Tue, 19 Jan 2021 - 04:38 GMT

The visit, organized by Egypt’s Interior Ministry, was documented in a five-minute video released by the ministry Tuesday.

"Human Rights and Double Standards" intellectual meeting to be held on Dec. 23

Wed, 23 Dec 2020 - 01:58 GMT

The Director of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina Mustafa El-Feki chairs, on December 23, an intellectual meeting organized by the library in Cairo under the title: "Human Rights and Double Standards".

Egypt is committed to human rights at large as part of development strategy: Sameh Shoukry

Tue, 22 Dec 2020 - 01:36 GMT

Egypt is committed to the protection and enhancement of human rights, where human rights are at the heart of the state’s development strategy, Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said Tuesday.

Egypt's party youths reject European Parliament's 'superior tone, lack of parliamentary experience'

Sat, 19 Dec 2020 - 12:55 GMT

The Coordination of Parties Youth and Politicians (CPYP) received the Friday European Union resolution on human rights in Egypt with indignation and expresses strong reservations on the false information that lacks context, and thus fails to reflect the reality in Egypt.

“Human Rights & the Culture of a Civilized Society” symposium to be held in Heliopolis Library on Dec. 19

Thu, 17 Dec 2020 - 01:15 GMT

The Heliopolis Library will organize on December 19 at 6 p.m. a cultural symposium entitled "Human Rights and the Culture of a Civilized Society".