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The five groups called on all civil society organizations, political parties, unions, individuals, and Egyptian communities abroad and regional and international bodies to endorse these seven steps as minimum requirements to begin restoring the dignity and rights of all Egyptians. 
"The dead do not go to work"
Participatory Research on the Use of Public Spaces in light of the COVID-19
Press Release
4 Oct 2021

New report: External debt increases during first year of COVID-19 pandemic, each Egyptian indebted by $900
On August 31, the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights published a new periodic report titled “COVID-19 and external debt in 2020: Pandemic-induced borrowing.” The most recent issue of the series on foreign debt, which EIPR has published since
Press Release
29 Sep 2021

EGYPT: International rights organizations call for the release of rights defender Mohamed El-Baqer
Today, 29 September 2021, marks two years since Egyptian human rights lawyer Mohamed El-Baqer's arrest, meaning the length of his pretrial detention has now reached the maximum allowed under Egyptian law. ​​
Press Release
13 Sep 2021

After 19 months of Pre-trial Detention, Patrick Zaki’s Trial Begins Tomorrow before Emergency Court
The undersigned organisations condemn the decision of the State Security Supreme Prosecution (SSSP) to indict Patrick Zaki, the researcher at the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR), on charges of “spreading false news inside and outsid
Press Release
9 Sep 2021

10 rights groups stand in solidarity with members of the Egyptian Coordination for Rights and Freedoms referred to Emergency Court
Ten human rights organizations today said they stood in full solidarity with leaders and members of the Egyptian Coordination for Rights and Freedoms, whose trial begins this Saturday, 11 September, before an Emergency State Security Criminal Cour
Press Release
5 Sep 2021

Trial of EIPR Director Hossam Bahgat begins Tuesday over “insulting Elections Commission”
A Cairo court is scheduled to begin the trial of Hossam Bahgat, Executive Director of the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR), on Tuesday, 7 September, for “insulting the National Elections Authority (NEA)”.
Press Release
30 Aug 2021

On International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, rights organizations call for ending impunity and ensuring accountability for the crime in the MENA region
Today, on the occasion of the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, we the 33 undersigned local, regional, and international organizations, associations, and networks come together to highlight the dramatic and persistent na
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