Today Egypt will be subject to review under the United Nations Universal Periodic Review (UPR) process in Geneva.  Scores of Egyptian human rights activists who have actively participated in gathering and submitting information to the process have not been able to present their work to...

Joint UN submission by rights groups exposes endemic torture and appalling conditions in Egypt’s prisons Harrowing testimonies of systematic torture continue being too frequently heard as the date for Egypt’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR)  approaches; Egypt’s review will take place on the 13th of November 09-12.30 Geneva Time. Allegations...

Egypt /Road Map Program, Statements and Position Papers by CIHRS October 1, 2019 The arrests of Alaa Abdel Fattah and Mohamed al-Baker are the latest in escalating state retaliation against peaceful and lawful opposition and human rights defenders The undersigned rights organizations denounce the Egyptian government’s intensifying crackdown in the...

  25 July 2019 H. E. Moussa Faki Mahamat, We write  to you in your capacity as the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, the secretariat of the continental organisation responsible for driving the political agenda and development of the people of Africa. As Chairperson of the AU...