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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.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
5/10/2022 6:46:02 PM
The UN General Assembly has voted overwhelmingly for the Czech Republic to replace Russia on the world organization's leading human rights body following its suspension over allegations of horrific rights violations by Russian soldiers in Ukraine.

World - International
5/9/2022 3:03:55 PM
Norway has slammed the latest Afghan Taliban edict demanding women cover up head to toe in public and warned that Afghanistan's new rulers are ``steering the country toward a humanitarian, economic and human rights catastrophe.''

Egypt - Society
5/8/2022 11:04:34 PM
Ambassador Moushira Khattab, the president of the National Council of Human Rights (NCHR), received on Sunday Jeremy Hopkins, the UNICEF Representative in Egypt, to discuss cooperation on implementing the country's recently launched human rights strategy, an official statement read.

Egypt - Politics
5/8/2022 2:30:15 PM
Egyptian human rights organisations have welcomed the Egyptian authorities’ decision to release a number of activists and journalists while demanding an amendment to the pretrial detention law.

Egypt - Politics
5/7/2022 11:11:25 PM
Egypt’s National Council For Human Rights (NCHR) condemned and denounced on Saturday the terrorist attack in west Sinai that resulted in the death of one officer and ten soldiers as well as the injury of five others.

World - Region
5/5/2022 8:41:00 PM
A powerful government-backed Libyan militia on Thursday rejected accusations of killings, torture and forced labour, insisting it upholds the law and threatening to sue Amnesty International for its report.

Egypt - Politics
5/4/2022 4:29:17 PM
Deputy chairperson of Egypt's National Council for Human Rights (NCHR), Mohamed Anwar Esmat El-Sadat issued a statement on Tuesday indicating that the issue of political prisoners in Egypt will be “closed” in the near future.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
5/1/2022 6:56:38 PM
The current level of disagreements between Cairo and Washington is within the normal range given the path of a century of diplomatic relations.

Egypt - Courts & Law
4/30/2022 11:13:34 PM
Egypt’s newly reactivated Presidential Pardon Committee has finished preparing a new list of prisoners who will be pardoned on the occasion of Eid El-Fitr, an official statement read on Saturday.

Opinion -
4/30/2022 3:53:12 PM
The release of more than 40 pretrial detainees is a significant development concerning the human rights issue in Egypt.

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