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Egypt - Courts & Law
6/6/2022 10:53:40 AM
A delegation from the National Council For Human Rights (NCHR) inspected on Sunday Wadi Al-Natroun Correctional and Rehabilitation Centre in Behaira Governorate to review the living conditions of the inmates with a follow up on how the human rights strategy is applied concerning the detention conditions, the council said.

World - Region
6/4/2022 1:32:43 PM
A UN human rights expert on Sudan called on Saturday for accelerated investigations into killings of protesters and other atrocities, as the death toll since last year's power grab nears 100.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
6/2/2022 7:07:00 PM
Former president of opposition Dostour Party Khaled Dawoud tells Al-Ahram Weekly the recent release of dozens of political prisoners will contribute to the success of the political dialogue initiated by President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi six weeks ago.

World - Africa
5/31/2022 4:23:30 PM
Civilian deaths and rights abuses attributable to the Malian armed forces surged in the first quarter of 2022, a United Nations report said on Monday.

World - Region
5/31/2022 4:17:22 PM
Turkey unlawfully detained the head of the country's of Amnesty International branch for 14 months, the European Court of Human Rights said in a judgement Tuesday.

World - Region
5/31/2022 2:48:11 PM
Human Rights Watch on Tuesday called for the International Criminal Court to investigate allegations of the use of landmines in 2019 by Russian paramilitaries fighting in Libya.

Egypt - Politics
5/30/2022 4:04:15 PM
The Freedom of Speech and Expression Programme in the Forum for Development and Human Rights Dialogue stressed that the west has shown double standards and duplicity in dealing with the Ukrainian and Palestinian issues.

Egypt - Courts & Law
5/29/2022 8:18:10 PM
The Egyptian authorities have ordered the release of several pretrial detainees, including a journalist, who have been detained for more than two years pending investigation in different cases.

World - Region
5/28/2022 2:04:51 PM
Sudanese women's activist Amira Osman Hamed has won a Front Line Defenders Award for Human Rights Defenders at Risk, the organisation announced Friday.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
5/26/2022 5:02:54 PM
Egypt’s Forum for Development and Human Rights Dialogue (FDHRD) has said in a report released on Thursday that “since the outbreak of the Ukrainian-Russian war, xenophobic acts against people who are neither Ukrainians nor Europeans have been observed, particularly against people of African and Arab descent during displacement to neighboring European countries."

Egypt - Society
5/20/2022 7:23:32 PM
President of Egypt’s National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) Moushira Khattab met with UN Population Fund (UNFPA) Representative in Egypt Frederika Meijer and agreed to enhance cooperation on family development and in the fight against harmful practices on children, especially girls.

World - Africa
5/18/2022 10:01:20 PM
The new United Nations envoy to the Central African Republic Wednesday called for the "readjustment" of a UN peacekeeping force towards protecting civilians from abuse from all sides in the conflict.

Egypt - Courts & Law
5/18/2022 1:38:57 PM
The Ministry of Interior transferred imprisoned activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah to Wadi Al-Natroun Correctional and Rehabilitation Centre upon the request of the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR), a statement by the ministry said on Wednesday.

Egypt - Courts & Law
5/17/2022 8:29:41 PM
Egypt’s National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) has appealed to the Ministry of Interior to transfer imprisoned activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah to Wadi Al-Natroun Correctional and Rehabilitation Centre for its "advanced medical capabilities," a statement by the council said on Tuesday.

World - International
5/17/2022 4:50:42 PM
Taliban authorities on Tuesday said they have dissolved Afghanistan's independent human rights commission as it was "not considered necessary".

World - Region
5/16/2022 8:09:00 PM
The top Catholic clergyman in the Holy Land on Monday condemned the police beating of mourners carrying the casket of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, accusing the authorities of violating human rights and disrespecting the Catholic Church.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
5/16/2022 5:19:55 PM
The Russia-Ukraine conflict may increase the debts of many developing countries and widen the annual $3.6 trillion gap in financing needed to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), argued the Unit of Research and Studies at the Forum for Development and Human Rights Dialogue (FDHRD).

Egypt - Politics
5/14/2022 9:28:30 PM
Egypt's National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) said in a statement that it has received a petition signed by 500 Egyptian women urging the admission of jailed "prisoner of consience" and hunger-striker Alaa Abdel-Fattah to the prison's hospital in order to be placed under medical observation.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
5/12/2022 7:30:34 PM
The UN's top human rights body has overwhelmingly passed a resolution calling on its investigators to specifically look into possible rights abuses and violations in northern Ukraine shortly after Russia's invasion.

World - Region
5/11/2022 8:32:35 PM
The UN human rights office on Wednesday said it was "appalled" at the killing of a veteran Al Jazeera reporter in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday and demanded a transparent investigation.

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