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29 July 2011
World Hepatitis Day: Access to Information on the Quality, Safety and Efficacy of the "Egyptian Interferon" is a right to every HCV Patient in Egypt
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) issued a briefing note on the World Hepatitis Day, 28 July 2011, presenting the most important features of the debate over the quality, safety and efficacy (QSE) of long-lasting interferon, produced by the Egyptian company Minapharm under the trade name 'Reiferon Retard', known by the media as 'Egyptian Interferon'.
28 July 2011
In a Detailed Testimony from the Sidelines of the Events in Abbassiya: EIPR Lodges Complaint for Activist Gharbeia's Unlawful Detention
On Tuesday the 26th July, the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) filed a complaint with the Public Prosecutor concerning the illegal detention of Amr Gharbeia, its Technology and Freedoms Progra Officer, at the hands of three people who claimed that he was a spy and member of the April 6th Movement. During his detention, which lasted about eight hours, Gharbeia underwent various forms of physical and verbal attacks.
13 July 2011
National Initiative to Rebuild the Police Force... A Police for the People of Egypt
It is impossible to ignore the significance of the day on which Egypt's revolution started – the 25th January, the day on which the country used to celebrate National Police Day. It is also impossible to ignore the significance of the 28th January, when the dynamism of the revolution forced the defeated police force out of the conflict. That was a sign of the beginning of the end of the system, for its tyrannical hand had been cut off.
11 July 2011
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights Files a Petition with the Public Prosecutor, Demanding to Open the File on Police Intimidation of Those Injured During the Revolution
Police officers in the Marg Police Department are putting widespread pressure on citizens to drop their complaints, and then pursue citizens who complain about this pressure

Mohamed Marzouk, who is living away from home for fear of his pursuit by police officers, has been held in an undisclosed location so that he would drop his complaint and has suffered threats against his family

The EIPR demands the provision of real protection to him and to all families of the martyrs and the injured
5 July 2011
Human Rights Organisations Challenge the Referral of a Young Woman to Military Court
The Nadim Centre for the Rehabilitation of Victims of Violence, the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights, and the Hisham Mubarak Law Centre today filed a lawsuit before the Court of Administrative Justice against the head of the Supreme Council for the Armed Forces and others, challenging the referral of a young girl to the military court. Suit no.
4 July 2011
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights announces the results of its field investigation into the clashes between police and demonstrators on the 28th and 29th June
- Police Aggression: Violations of the Law and Excessive Violence against Demonstrators on 28th and 29th June

- Demonstrators and 'security' both took part in violence...however the police completely turned the tide by illegally using various forms of violence

- The police verbally abused the demonstrators and their methods of engagement worsened, targeting demonstrators from behind and using chains and knives
30 June 2011
The Ban on Electro-Shock Therapy Device Exposes Need for a More Active Role for Supervisory Bodies in Protecting Mental Health Patients
The continued use of the device after many years moved a group of doctors to urge the Ministry of Health to issue a decree halting its use
20 June 2011
Seven Human Rights Groups Call for the Adoption of a Package of Urgent Measures: Continuing Armed Attacks on Hospitals Reveal State Failure in Protecting Lives
Military police officers assigned to protect medical establishments are not armed, and the police apparatus is not fulfilling its basic function.
19 June 2011
The Front for the Defence of Egyptian Demonstrators Calls upon Essawi to Suspend Officers Accused of Violence against Citizens During the Revolution
The Front calls on the Minister of the Interior to use articles 53 and 83 from the Police Law and to review the situation of all accused officers
16 June 2011
Changes to the Implementing Regulations of the Law for the Care of Mental Patients are a Regressive Measure which Violates the Law
The EIPR contests Minister of Health's decree before the State Council
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