Egypt

After providing cultural service for 260,000 citizens: Police practices, administrative corruption and complicity by UNESCO nominee end the initiative of Al-Karama Public Libraries in Egypt

30 May, 2017

Cairo: 30 May, 2017 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) said today: The initiative of Al Karama Libraries involving six public libraries, which were established by human rights lawyer Gamal Eid in poor and popular neighborhoods, has completely ...

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Updated list of blocked websites in Egypt reveal false allegations by Egyptian authorities

29 May, 2017

The following figure is an updated and reviewed list of the websites the Egyptian government has consecutively blocked before days. Checking the list, it is clear that it includes a number of websites that can not be deemed to have supported ...

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Egypt| Prison walls become too high: more than 21 websites blocked

25 May, 2017

Cairo: 25 May, 2017 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) condemns the Egyptian government’s blocking 21 websites Monday night, for allegedly “inciting extremism or supporting terrorism”, charges that are deemed flimsy by all people knowing that they are being ...

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“Make Yourself at Prison”: A guide on arrest, investigation and prisons for meeting the needs of democracy defenders in Egypt

22 May, 2017

Cairo: 22 May, 2017 Today, the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) releases a legal guide which includes answers to the most important questions that came into the minds of thousands, if not millions, of citizens. The guide highlights ...

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Egyptian Human Rights Organizations: Together against the police campaign targeting activists through prosecution and detention

18 May, 2017

Cairo: 18 May, 2017 The undersigned organizations express their deep condemnation of the escalating police campaign targeting dozens of activists through prosecution and detention that took place last month, the last episode of which was breaking into the house of the ...

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Imprisonment renewal of “Alexandria’s Four Brave” activists postponed to tomorrow

16 May, 2017

Cairo: 16 May, 2017 1st Al-Raml Prosecution will be reviewing tomorrow the imprisonment renewal order against the four Alexandrian activists (Ahmed Ibrahim, Al-Shazly Hussein, Islam Al-Hadry, and Nael Hassan) over the case publicly known as “Alexandria Brave”, in which they are ...

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Ghazy Sami trial postponed to Wednesday

15 May, 2017

Cairo: 15 May, 2017 Al-Sadat Center Misdemeanor Court, during its hearing convened today, reviewed the first trial hearing of citizen/ Ghazy Sami Ghazy, aka “Ghazy Habiba”, who had been brought to trial by the Public Prosecution on charges of spreading ...

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Crackdown on civil society persists: Interrogation today of Hisham Mubarak lawyers; CIHRS Mohamed Zaree summoned for questioning

14 May, 2017

The undersigned organizations condemn the ongoing crackdown on independent civil society and rights organizations in Egypt. New summons have been issued over the past few weeks to human rights defenders and former staff of rights organizations. On May 13th – ...

Egypt: Journalist Badr Mohamed Badr’s deprivation of treatment and visitation is a violation may equivalent to attempted murder, Public Prosecution has to investigate his complaints

11 May, 2017

Cairo: 11 May, 2017 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) said, “The suffering endured by journalist Badr Mohamed Badr inside his jail in Tora Prison, either prevention of exercising or communicating with family and lawyers or denial of ...

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Egypt| Crackdown on freedom of opinion and expression escalates by the government’s three branches

9 May, 2017

Cairo: 9 May, 2017 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) has warned of the recent dramatic escalation of crackdown on freedom of opinion and expression by the government’s three branches (Legislative, Executive and Judicial), which are severely hostile ...

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