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Human rights organizations condemn the crackdown on individuals based on their perceived sexual orientation...

Human rights organizations condemn the crackdown on individuals based on their perceived sexual orientation and gender identity It criticizes the state’s disregard for the Constitution and the violation of the rights of individuals to privacy...

On the World Day Against the Death Penalty: Rights groups call upon the Egyptian...

October 10, 2017 On the 15th World Day Against the Death Penalty, eight Egyptian rights groups demanded that the Egyptian adhere to the safeguards guaranteeing the protection of the rights of those facing the...

“They are not welcome”.. Report on the Uyghur crisis in Egypt

Read full report in PDF   Prepared By: Mohamed Mostafa Researcher, Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms (ECRF) Mohamed Nagi Researcher, Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression (AFTE)   Edited By: Mohamed Nagi   Report methodology In the preparation of this report, the two...

The quarterly report on the state of freedom of expression in Egypt ( April...

View full report in PDF The situation of Freedom of Expression Report for the second quarter (April - June 2017) presents a general overview of the various developments witnessed by issues on which AFTE works....

Freedom of Media Program Semiannual Newsletter ( January – July 2017 )

Read the full Newsletter in PDF Introduction: No voice other than that of the government On May 24, the government began blocking a number of sites. Most of the blocking operations were directed against news sites...

Letter from AFTE and ECRF to President of the National Council for Human Rights...

August 3rd, 2017 Mr. Mohamed Fayek President of the National Council for Human Rights 69 Giza St. next to the Saudi Arabian embassy Re: Fears of human rights violations against the Uyghur community detained in Torah prison and...

Letter from AFTE and HRW to Grand Imam Ahmed El-Tayeb Concerning the Uyghur students

Ahmed El-Tayeb Grand Imam of al-Azhar University 1 Youssef Abbas St. Nasr City, Cairo Egypt Dear Sir, We are writing to you on behalf of Human Rights Watch and the Association of Freedom of Thought and Expression to ask you...

Criminal defamation restricts the freedom of press … the example of Ibrahim Eissa

view in PDF Cairo appellate prosecutor released journalist Ibrahim Eissa, editor of “Al Maqal” newspaper, after interrogating him in the legal complaint filed by the parliament speaker, Ali Abdel Al, accusing him of insulting the...

Alaa Abdel Fattah ..a prisoner banned from reading

Activist Alaa Abdel Fattah, a software engineer, is serving a five-year prison sentence, in Torah Liman Prison. Abdel Fattah began serving his sentence in October 2014, after the Cairo Criminal Court ruled in February 2014,...

Nadeem Center Forcibly Shut Down

Human Rights Groups Persevere in Their Advocacy Despite Escalating Repression The undersigned organizations unequivocally condemn the security forces’ raid Yesterday, February 9th 2017, on the Nadeem Center for the Rehabilitation of Victims of Violence and...