Egypt’s human rights record was reviewed by the United Nations Human Rights Council yesterday (17 February 2010).
Programs: Regional & International Human Rights Mechanisms
The United Nations Human Rights Council will hold a meeting tomorrow (17 February) to review human rights conditions in Egypt.
This report offers the collective testimony of the Forum for Independent Human Rights NGOs on the human rights situation in Egypt. Although the report focuses on the last four years, it relies on the products of nearly a quarter century of human rights advocacy and activism, both on the ground and in the legal arena. Since this report cannot document all the pertinent developments and abuses witnessed during the period under review, it will focus on those events and cases that are broadly indicative of the major problems and obstacles preventing Egyptians from exercising rights upheld by international human rights treaties that have been ratified by the Egyptian government.
(Geneva, Cairo- 30 April 2007) The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) and the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) today urged the Egyptian Government to adopt immediate measures to implement the recommendations of the UN C
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