Human rights organizations call for shelving the investigation with the editor-in-chief of “Al-Manassa”

The undersigned organizations condemn in the strongest terms the arrest of Nora Younis, editor-in-chief of Al-Manassa website, after the security forces raided the headquarters of the website, on June 24. They affirm…

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Rights defender Ahmed Amasha re-arrested, forcibly disappeared for second time
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Rights defender Ahmed Amasha re-arrested, forcibly disappeared for second time

The undersigned human rights organisations denounce the arrest and disappearance by Egyptian authorities of trade unionist and human rights defender Ahmed Amasha, after his family announced that they had lost…

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Joint Statement
Egypt: In solidarity with Gamal Eid, rights organizations affirm reprisals will not stop human rights movement from exposing violations and authoritarian practices

The undersigned human rights organizations condemn the escalating security and media campaign against lawyer Gamal Eid, the executive director of the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI).  Led by…

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Egypt: In solidarity with Gamal Eid, rights organizations affirm reprisals will not stop human rights movement from exposing violations and authoritarian practices

Human rights organizations hold ministry of interior and the prosecution responsible for the death of director Shady Habash in detention

Joint statement The undersigned human rights organizations condemn the continued medical neglect and decline to provide health care to prisoners that put their lives at risk. The organizations hold the…

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ECRF Condemns the Detention of Syrian Migrants and Asylum Seekers by Egyptian Authorities amid Fears of the Spread of the Coronavirus in Detention Places

The Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms (ECRF) condemns the detention of 14 Syrians by the Egyptian authorities in the police department of Kom Ombo, Aswan governorate, Upper Egypt. They…

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ECRF: Egyptian Authorities Must Immediately Release Human Rights Defenders and Activists Suffering Health Problems

The Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms (ECRF) renews its demands to the Egyptian authorities to immediately release human rights defenders, prisoners of conscience and political activists imprisoned on remand…

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Egypt: Free expression regarded by government as a greater threat to public safety than murder or violence, as demonstrated by presidential pardons and conditional releases

Joint Statement The signatory human rights organizations denounce the exclusion of prisoners of conscience from the April 14th pardon issued by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. Persons including peaceful opposition politicians,…

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On Labour Day, Private Sector Has a Responsibility to Respect Human Rights. Government Has to Guarantee Labour Rights in the Midst of Coronavirus Pandemic.

Labour day comes this year at a very exceptional time amid the confrontation with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. On this occasion, the Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms (ECRF) reminds…

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Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms Urges the Executive Authorities and the Public Prosecutor to Take Five Urgent and Drastic Measures to Combat the Spread of Coronavirus Pandemic into Prisons and Detention Places.

The Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms (ECRF) calls upon Egyptian authorities, primarily President of the Republic Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi, and Prime Minister Dr. Moustafa Madbouly, and Public Prosecutor Justice Hamada…

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