Human Rights Monitor: Recommendations to the Human Rights Council on the UPR of Egypt

Human Rights Monitor has published a letter of recommendations to the UPR regarding the abysmal record under the current coup regime. We have highlighted some of the report: • All death sentences must be lifted immediately due to the current lack of the minimum standards of a fair trial. • The Egyptian authorities must abstain […]

Join Us In Solidarity With Hunger Strikers

#FreeSoltan October 19, 2014 For Immediate Release: Today, Mohamed Soltan’s family, friends, and supporters- join Mohamed in his nearly 9-month long hunger strike. We are horrified at Mohamed’s 14-month detention without charge or evidence and his continually delayed trial dates. Similarly, there are scores of others held in Egyptian prisons on hunger strike who are […]

What is going on at the British University in Egypt?

Original in Arabic: https://www.facebook.com/haythamabokhalil/posts/875536089131805 A message from the university students I convey as is: The ‪BUE‬ administration, headed by Dr. Ahmad Hamad (an ex-army officer), dismissed 13 students for a period of week with charges like inciting other students against the university administration by writing FB posts. The decree was taken yesterday, October 9, to come amid a […]

Solidarity with Egypt’s LGBTQ Protests Initiative

Google Doc File HERE. This is a call for solidarity and participation to all organizations and individuals interested, We invite you to participate in the demonstration that will take place on 18 October 2014 in front of every Egyptian embassy around the world (If accessible) to protest against human rights violations committed by the Egyptian […]