The Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS) commends the European Parliament’s adoption of an urgency resolution on Egypt during its Thursday December 13 plenary session. “The resolution constitutes the Parliament’s most forceful condemnation to date of Egypt’s abysmal human rights record,” said Leslie Piquemal...

This year has been imperative for human rights and a milestone for HRDs. We commemorated the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) and the 20th anniversary of the Declaration for Human Rights Defenders. ...