Tags: Alexandria

1 Mar 2022

The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) issued a comment on the report released lately by the Investigation office  of the World Bank Group (CAO)  on the complaint against the Alexandria Portland Cement Company (Titan Cement Factory), and the  International Finance Corporation ( IFC) , the private sector arm of the world bank Group, which funded the establishment of the company.

Press Release23 Jun 2020

This ruling comes in a broader context of prosecutions and trials for online expression in general, and for religious expression in particular, and includes a wide range of persecuting of unconventional Islamic ideas such as criticism of some of the revered traditional figures of Sunni Islam, or the expression of ideas of non-Sunni Islamic sects such as Shiites, Ahmadiyya and the Quranites, in addition to expressing atheistic ideas or declaring unbelief and criticizing religions.

Press Release25 Mar 2018

EIPR sees this judgment as justice for the complainants and a recognition of their rights to health and environmental safety. The judgment is particularly important because current environmental laws and regulations allow heavy polluting industries such as cement and coal-powered plants to operate in residential areas.

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