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Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights
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In a letter from International mental health specialists to the Egyptian Parliament: Proposed amendments in mental health legislation violate patient rights and established rules regulating this field globally
The Egyptian initiative for personal rights publishes the text of a letter sent by international mental health professionals to the Health Committee of the Egyptian Parliament, the Secretariat for Mental Health and the Ministry of Health, prior to the discussion of new amendments to the Mental Health Law in Parliament on December 12.
Period in Prison
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Press Release9 Dec 2019
Three years after the trial: one officer and eight policemen sentenced to three years foThree years after the trial: one officer and eight policemen sentenced to three years for beating citizen to deathr beating citizen to death
On Tuesday, December 3, the al-Waily Criminal Court sentenced officer Nader Nabil Bolous Shenouda and eight lower ranking policemen (sub-officers) to three years in prison in criminal case no. 4126/2016.
News14 Nov 2019
Universal Periodic Review of Egypt 34th Session
The first two were presented jointly with Adalah Center for Rights and Freedoms, one on the death penaly, and the other on the infringment of the State's economic policeis on the rights to an adequate standard of living, health, and education.
Press Release10 Oct 2019
Egypt: Rights, Regression and Repression- Factsheet for Pre-sessions (UPR)
These drastic economic measures are taking place alongside a severe crackdown on civil and political rights. Egypt’s civic space has been decisively evaluated as “closed” by international monitoring initiatives, and the government has recently ratified an NGO law that UN human rights experts have indicated could “devastate civil society.”
Press Release23 Apr 2019
On the International Day of Commemoration of Chernobyl, EIPR publishes a position paper on nuclear energy
On the International Day of Commemoration of Chernobyl, the EIPR publishes a position paper on nuclear energy entitled "The nuclear energy more expensive and more dangerous”. The paper calls for solidarity with the victims of the disaster and for drawing lessons and reviewing ideas on the use of nuclear energy, especially with cheaper and safer alternatives.
Press Release15 Apr 2019
EIPR condemns closure of the Naga al-Ghafir church in Sohag by security and documents closure of 22 churches since enactment of the church construction law
EIPR condemns closure of the Naga al-Ghafir church in Sohag by security and documents closure of 22 churches since enactment of the church construction law; demands reopening of closed churches and a decree regularizing the status of all churches that filed papers with the regularization committee
News31 Mar 2019
Detention of Eman Al-Helw renewed for the second time for 15 days pending investigation
The Prisons’ Authority forced al-Helw to undergo a full external physical examination and inspection of her genitals, conducted by doctors at a general hospital, against her will and without medical grounds, which constitutes a clear assault on her bodily and psychological safety.
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