On Saturday 24 October, a Cairo court of appeals confirmed that Azza Soliman, Director of the Centre for Egyptian Women’s Legal Aid (CEWLA) has been acquitted. Azza Soliman’s acquittal comes with that of 16 other defendants who had had been charged with participation in an illegal protest after they came forward as witnesses to the … Continued
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EuroMed Rights calls for Alaa Abd El-Fattah’s immediate release and urges the Court of Cassation to hear his appeal without further delay.
Letter concerning draft organic law relative to the fight against terrorism and prevention of money laundering
Our organizations do not intend to minimize the necessity for a strong response with regard to security and the prevention of acts of terrorism, which are increasingly numerous in several countries, both in northern and southern regions of the planet.
EGYPT: Public Prosecution v. Alaa Abd El-Fattah and Twenty-two others (Final trial observation report)
Between 6 April 2014 and 23 February 2015, EuroMed Rights commissioned observers from the SIHRG to monitor hearings held in a criminal case brought by the General-Prosecutor of Egypt against Alaa Abd El-Fattah and 22 other persons.
Our organisations strongly condemn the ongoing judicial harassment against representatives of the Lebanese Centre for Human Rights (CLDH) for denouncing acts of arbitrary detention and torture.
The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Network (EMHRN) strongly condemns the death sentences levelled against former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi and about a hundred others in the same case.
Appendix 1 – Recent Political and Historical Background Appendix 2 – Judgment 11 June 2014 (English translation) Appendix 3 – The 2013 Protest Law Appendix 4 – Final judgment in Arabic Appendix 5 Final Judgment in English (translation)
EMHRN and PHR-I call on the EU and its Member States to take concrete steps to address the wide range of human rights and humanitarian law violations faced by Palestinian prisoners and detainees.
The EMHRN and the Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a joint programme of FIDH and the OMCT, denounce the serious violations of the right to a fair trial during the last hearing against nine activists.
In an ongoing crackdown on dissent, Egypt’s Judiciary has levelled hefty prison sentences against Alaa Abdel Fattah and his co-defendants in a trial lacking the most basic standards of fairness.