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Press Releases
20 September 2011
The Mubarak Regime Persists
The undersigned rights organizations decisively condemn the exploitation of the political crisis between the forces of the revolution and those managing the country’s affairs in the transitional period as an excuse to employ the same repressive tools and means that the regime of deposed president Hosni Mubarak used against its enemies and critics, while foregoing dialogue, negotiations, and political solutions in favor of the old security approach.
13 September 2011
Silence Is Not an Option! Syrians Cannot Afford to Wait!
Civil society organizations from across the Arab region call on the Arab League to suspend Syria's membership rights as human rights violations continue.
12 September 2011
EIPR Submits New Complaint against Ongoing Police Intimidation of those Injured in the Revolution
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) filed a second complaint with the Public Prosecutor on 4 September (no. 18404/2011) asking for an investigation into the ongoing police intimidation of Mohamed Marzouk, who was shot by police officers on Friday, 28 January (known as the ‘Friday of Rage’). Policemen are pressuring Marzouk to withdraw his complaint against them.
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
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