Programs: Civil Liberties
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights joins the World Day Against the Death Penalty, which aimed in the past year to focus on women who have been sentenced to death, those who have been executed and women at risk of being sentenced to death. EIPR’s position has been and remains to call for the suspension of the death penalty until a broad societal dialogue is opened about its deterrent effect.
Human rights defender Mohamed El-Baqer must be released immediately and unconditionally, stated 20 human rights organisations.
The Public Prosecution must immediately stop charging children of “habitual practice of prostitution and debauchery”, and it must protect victims of human trafficking as stipulated in its obligations