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Despite progress, Lebanon continues its failure in dealing with Palestinian refugee rights from a human rights perspective | 22/03/2011
(Geneva, 20 March 2011) On Thursday 17 March 2011, the Human Rights Council adopted the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) report of Lebanon. Lebanon accepted all three pending recommendations regarding working possibilities of Palestinian refugees, documents for non-identified Palestinian refugees, and strengthening the capacities of the Lebanese Palestinian Dialogue Committee. » more
Call for Urgent Debate on the human rights situation in Bahrain at the 16th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council | 22/03/2011
As human rights non-governmental organizations we express our deep concern over the current human rights emergency in Bahrain and request the United Nations Human Rights Council (the Council) to hold an Urgent Debate on that situation during the Council’s current 16th Session (28 February – 25 March, 2011). The systematic use of excessive force by Bahraini security forces constitutes a human rights emergency, and the Human Rights Council has a solemn duty to react promptly to it. » more
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Consideration of the Universal Periodic Review Outcome of Lebanon | 20/03/2011
The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) concerning Lebanon was held on 10 November 2010, and the consideration of the outcome from this UPR was held today, 17 March 2011, during the UN Human Rights Council’s 16th Session. » more
CIHRS and Partners Criticize the Outcome of the HRC Review Process | 20/03/2011
On March 18, the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS) along with other international and regional NGOs delivered an oral intervention before the 16th session of the UN Human Rights criticizing adopted outcome of the HRC review, which they believed diluted the review process to a mere 'fine-tuning' exercise » more
Brutal repression against demonstrators in the Arab region | 17/03/2011
On March 14, 2011 the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS) delivered an oral intervention before the 16th session of the UN Human Rights Council addressing the “Brutal repression against demonstrators in the Arab region” . » more
CIHRS Calls on the Security Council to Impose a No-Fly Zone on Libya | 16/03/2011
On March 14, 2011 the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS) delivered an oral intervention before the 16th session of the UN Human Rights Council addressing the dire and deteriorating human rights and humanitarian situation in Libya. » more
Arab League and international community must end complicity - Gulf states launch a war against the people of Bahrain | 16/03/2011
This morning, army and police troops in Bahrain, supported by the Saudi and Emirati forces, began a brutal, wide-scale crackdown on the legitimate aspirations of the Bahraini people for far-reaching political and constitutional reform. » more
Side Event / Reprisals against Persons Cooperating with the UN: Towards a Strengthened Institutional Response | 16/03/2011
Side Event during the UN Human Rights Council’s 16th Session organised by the International Service for Human Rights (ISHR), co-sponsored by, among others, Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS), Human Rights Watch (HRW) and Amnesty International (AI) » more
Interior Minister meets with director of CIHRS | 15/03/2011
Interior Minister Gen. Mansour al-Eissawi met with Bahey eldin Hassan, the director of the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS), in the minister’s office yesterday afternoon. Deputy Minister Gen. Ibrahim Hamad was also present during the meeting, which lasted more than one hour.‪ » more
Private Letter from Arab Civil Society organisations to: Secretary General of the League of Arab States, and to Individual Arab Member States. | 13/03/2011
We, the undersigned Civil Society organisations from the Arab World, applaud the League of Arab States’ recent efforts in calling for an immediate halt to all acts of violence in Libya that have been committed against peaceful protestors since the 17th of Feb 2011. Specifically, we refer to the League’s statement on the 2nd of March 2011, which strongly condemns the brutal attacks on innocent civilians, calls for national dialogue and respect for the basic human rights and freedoms of the Libyan people. » more
UN HRC: Over 100 Organisations Urge Council to Reject “Defamation of Religions” and Protect Freedom of Expression | 13/03/2011
According to the statement, led by ARTICLE 19, the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS) and Human Rights Watch, resolutions on “defamation of religions” and similar terms, such as “vilification” or “denigration” of religions”, undermine international human rights law on freedom of expression, freedom of religion and non-discrimination. » more
Conclusion of the Advanced Political Rights Workshop | 13/03/2011
The Advanced Political Rights Workshop was successfully concluded on Friday, March 11. The workshop targeted a distinct group of CIHRS youth alumni. The Workshop discussed a range of important topics related to the current phase Egypt is witnessing, such as freedom of association, » more


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