Egyptian Human Rights


EOHR Calls for Re-Trials of International MB Networking

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) called for the retrial of 5 MB leaders who received harsh prison terms in case no. 404 of 2009 Supreme State Security, well-known

Monitors Call on Mubarak to Dissolve Parliament after Reports of Mass Rigging

Amid reports of violence and fraud, numerous organizations including the Egyptian Human Rights and Election Monitoring Groups did their best to record any violations and irregularities during Egypt's round two

8 Egyptians detained over Democratic Reform pledge

The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) has called on the Damanhur – a small city some two hours north of Cairo – prosecution to release 8 Egyptian activists

Trial Saturday for Egypt activists

Two leading Egyptian human rights activists and a top blogger will see the inside of a courtroom on May 22 to fight against charges brought against them by a judge.

Security defies court release orders amid MB leaders’ health risks

MB leaders Dr. Gamal Heshmat and Eng. Ossama Suleiman were brought into Damanhour's State security headquarters in what was described as very weak and ill

Avoiding the Mubarak pyramid scheme

The policy debate over whether to press autocratic yet "friendly" regimes on democracy and human rights is often cast as "values versus interests" or "realism versus idealism," but in the

Protesters object to MP’s call to open fire on demonstrators

Angry demonstrators rallied Tuesday to express their anger after a parliament representative suggested security forces open fire on pro-reform demonstrators during a parliamentary session.

Black List of the names of the Officers and Warden of Burg Al Arab prison

The Lawyers Syndicate in Alexandria announced the setting up of a list which will include the names of officers and the warden of Burg Al Arab Prison. Those on the

Sectarian tensions are somebody’s fault

On Orthodox Christmas day, six Copts were killed while coming out of churches in Nagaa Hammadi. The horrific crime, committed by three Egyptian Muslims, is a wakeup call. It should

Egypt rights group to launch counter report

CAIRO: A coalition of 16 Egyptian human rights organizations announced that they plan to send a collective report on the current human rights conditions in Egypt to the United Nations