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World - Region
2/1/2022 5:04:00 PM
As Amnesty International joins Human Rights Watch in formally accusing Israel of committing the crime of "apartheid" against Palestinians, we look at the legal definitions of the hotly disputed term.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
1/27/2022 12:47:00 PM

World - Region
1/27/2022 12:22:46 PM
Kurdish-led forces hunted down jihadists hiding in the Gweiran prison Thursday, after the prison was hit by an Islamic State group attack a weak ago, as human rights groups appealed for urgent help for wounded inmates.

Egypt - Defence
1/26/2022 7:03:23 PM
The US approved on Tuesday two massive military equipment sales to Egypt comprising transport aircraft and radar systems, though the deal has not yet been finalised, according to the US State Department.

World - Region
1/26/2022 11:40:00 AM
Human Rights Watch said Wednesday that one of its senior staff members was targeted last year with spyware designed by the Israeli hacker-for hire company NSO Group.

Egypt - Politics
1/25/2022 7:58:36 PM
Speaker of Egypt's parliament Hanafy Gibali and President of the National Council of Human Rights Moshira Khattab met on Tuesday to discuss the agenda of human rights in Egypt in the coming period.

Egypt - Society
1/20/2022 5:48:52 PM
Egypt’s National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) has welcomed a move by the Cabinet approving the council’s call for a one-year extension for non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to legalise their status in the country.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
1/18/2022 10:14:19 PM
Human rights in Egypt took centre stage during last week’s fourth World Youth Forum in Sharm El-Sheikh, reports Gamal Essam El-Din

Egypt - Politics
1/16/2022 10:56:18 PM
Egypt's Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly denied that the relations between Egypt and Joe Biden's administration are "lukewarm," saying the Egyptian-US strategic partnership has been maintained over the past decades.

Egypt - Politics
1/15/2022 5:12:37 PM
Tarek Radwan, head of Egyptian parliament's Human Rights Committee, launched a scathing attack against the New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW), accusing it of repeatedly publishing false reports about the situation of human rights in Egypt.

World - Region
1/12/2022 12:00:14 PM
Victims of torture in Syria and human rights activists say they hope the upcoming verdict in a landmark trial will be a first step toward justice for countless Syrians who suffered abuse at the hands of President Bashar Assad's government in the country's long-running conflict.

Egypt - Politics
1/11/2022 9:01:39 PM
President of Egypt's National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) Moushira Khattab said on Tuesday that the World Youth Forum (WYF) reflects the current stage of Egypt's new republic, which she said expresses a high-level political will to let the youth take the lead in implementing the National Strategy for Human Rights.

World - Africa
1/10/2022 10:34:15 PM
President Joe Biden expressed concerns on Monday in a phone call with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed about detentions and civilian killings in the conflict in the Tigray region, while commending Abiy for the recent release of several political prisoners.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
1/6/2022 1:26:00 PM
Moushira Khattab, the first woman president of the National Council for Human Rights, speaks with Sahar Zahran in Washington about Egypt’s efforts to advance human rights

Egypt - Politics
1/5/2022 11:06:49 PM
Egypt’s National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) will focus largely on the country’s governorates in the near future, President of the NCHR Moushira Khattab announced on Wednesday in the council's first meeting following its restructuring.

Egypt - Courts & Law
1/3/2022 10:24:04 PM
Egypt will release within hours Palestinian-Egyptian activist Ramy Shaath, who spent two-and-a-half years in prison, after which he is set to be deported, member of Egypt's National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) Mohamed Anwar Esmat El-Sadat announced on Monday evening.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
12/31/2021 4:22:00 PM
President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi is poised to declare a new republic in 2022. Al-Ahram Weekly examines what this means.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
12/30/2021 11:11:00 AM
Egypt has successfully completed two development stages since the 30 June Revolution in 2013 and is now poised to accelerate work on stage three.

Egypt - Society
12/29/2021 4:56:12 PM
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi hs ratified the parliament decision to reconstitute the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR).

World - Region
12/25/2021 7:36:33 PM
A Russian organization that tracks political arrests and provides legal aid to detainees said Saturday that government regulators blocked its website, the latest move in a months-long crackdown on independent media and human rights organizations.

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