Source: The Cairo Institute of Human Studies  Your Excellency, In solidarity with the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR), we are human rights organisations and initiatives writing to express our utmost concern regarding the unprecedented and alarming escalation against EIPR, one of Egypt’s oldest and most reputable human rights...

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...