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December 2009
Supplementary Information on Egypt Presented to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women
This submission is intended to supplement the combined 6th and 7th periodic report of the government of Egypt, which is scheduled to be reviewed by the CEDAW Committee during its 45th Session.

December 2009
Facts about the New Drug-Pricing Decree
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) filed an urgent lawsuit (no. 64/2457) with the Court of Administrative Justice seeking the suspension of the Minister of Health decree that went into effect on 25 September 2009. The decree establishes a new pricing system for drugs in Egypt, which will inevitably entail a sharp increase in prices.

October 2009
Freedom of Religion and Belief in Egypt Quarterly Report, Jul - Sept 2009
Report Summary​- this report documents inter-religious sectarian attacks, and security interventions and abuses seen in cases in which Christians engage in religious rites in private buildings or attempt to obtain a license to establish new churches or are suspected of intending to turn existing buildings, or buildings under construction, into churches.

September 2009
Commentary on the Draft Implementing Regulationsof the Law for the Care of Psychiatric Patients
Introduction​- In 1996, the General Assembly of the World Psychiatric Association (WPA) endorsed the Madrid Declaration on Ethical Standards for Psychiatric Practice as a reference to guide and organize the ethics and morality of the profession of psychiatry. It stressed that all its members follow these guidelines in the exercise of their profession.

September 2009
Joint Report by a Coalition of Egyptian human rights NGOs on the Universal Periodic Review of Egypt
I.  Introduction- This report offers the collective testimony of the Forum for Independent Human Rights NGOs1 on the human rights situation in Egypt. Although the report focuses on the last four years, it relies on the products of nearly a quarter century of human rights advocacy and activism, both on the ground and in the legal arena.

September 2009
Challenges Facing Health Expenditure in Egypt
This report presents the proceedings of a roundtable discussion organized by the Health and Human Rights Program of the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) for a group of public-health policy experts to give them the opportunity to exchange views on public and total health expenditure, and its impact on health systems and citizens’ health. Participants explored ways of improving the status quo and guaranteeing citizens’ right to integrated, humane health care.

July 2009
Freedom of Religion and Belief in Egypt Quarterly Report, April - June 2009
Report Summary​- this report addresses the most significant developments seen in Egypt in the field of freedom of religion and belief in the months of April, May and June of 2009. The report documents six cases of Muslim-Christian sectarian violence that took place in the period under review in the governorates of Giza, Alexandria, Gharbya, Dakahlia, Beni Soueif and Qena.

April 2009
Freedom of Religion and Belief in Egypt Quarterly Report, Jan - Mar 2009
Report Summary- this report documents the most significant developments for freedom of religion and belief seen in Egypt in the months of January, February and March 2009.

January 2009
Egypt's New Mental Health Bill: A First Step on the Right Path
Introduction- In 2008, the Ministry of Health and Population in Egypt announced that it would submit to Parliament a draft for a new mental health law to replace the existing one, which has been in force since 1944. This legislative initiative provides an important opportunity to discuss the issue of mental health from a human rights perspective.

November 2007
Prohibited Identities
Summary and Introduction- I tried to obtain the national ID card. In the application, I wrote that my religion was Baha'i. The officer refused to accept the application and asked me to present my birth certificate. I showed it to him. It stated that I was Baha'i and so were my parents. He still refused to accept the application and asked me to apply in Cairo.
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