Brussels, 9 November 2015 – EuroMed Rights, Front Line Defenders and the Observatory (a joint FIDH and OMCT programme) express their deep concern over Egypt’s Military Prosecution and detention of journalist and human rights defender Hossam Bahgat, a decision that was ordered today until Wednesday 11 November. Hossam Bahgat, last seen Sunday evening, is reported … Continued
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Egyptian authorities are increasing their pressure on independent organizations in Egypt that receive foreign funding or have criticized government policies, ten international human rights organizations said today.
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.
After almost 1000 days of secret detention, prominent Syrian lawyer and human rights activist Khalil Maatouk has been awarded by L4L for his relentless human rights work and activism following his nomination by EMHRN.
The EMHRN and the Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a joint programme of FIDH and the OMCT, strongly condemn the raid on the premises of Radio Horytna and the arrest of Ahmed Samih.
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.
Our organisations condemn the raid on the premises of the Moroccan Association of Human Rights (AMDH) and the assault against one of its members by the Moroccan security forces.
The Syrian government should immediately free the prominent Syrian human rights defenders Mazen Darwish, Hani Al-Zitani and Hussein Gharir, 71 human rights groups said today.
The Free Syrian Voices coalition, today announced its “Hearts in Our Hands” Campaign to call for the release of peaceful Syrian activists held both by the Syrian government and armed groups.