Source : Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies The undersigned human rights organizations call for charges to be dismissed in the trial of engineer Mamdouh Hamza, whose verdict is scheduled for October 26th.  Guilty only of exercising his right to peaceful expression of opinion through social...

Source: Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies We, the undersigned international non-governmental organisations, call on the Egyptian authorities to immediately and unconditionally release human rights defenders Mohamed El-Baqer and Alaa Abdel Fattah, who were arbitrarily arrested and detained a year ago today. In the context of a massive crackdown on Egyptian civil...

Source: Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies In reaction to the worsening human rights situation in Algeria, 31 local, regional and international civil society organizations, in the letter below, called on UN member states, the Office of the to the High Commissioner for Human Rights, UN...

Source: Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies The undersigned civil society groups are alarmed at the continued and escalating attacks on civic space in Algeria and call on the government to end their crackdown on journalistic and other public freedoms. Despite President Abdelmadjid Tebboune announcing his desire...

This statement was first published by the Cairo Institute for Human Rights The undersigned human rights organizations denounce and call for an immediate end to the Egyptian government’s relentless retaliatory campaign targeting opposition, political activists, human rights defenders, and journalists, manifested in the illegitimate practice of...