Tag: Egyptian Initiative for Personal rights

Government imposes restrictive church construction law

Parliament claims issue dates back to 160 years, but passes law in…

Amira El-Fekki Amira El-Fekki

Investigative journalist summoned by Military Intelligence

Hossam Bahgat is a founder of the EIPR, and contributor to Mada…

Nourhan Fahmy Nourhan Fahmy

Egypt ranked in high risk category for corruption in defence, security sectors

Detailed defence budgets on global scale not made public, only aggregated numbers…

Nourhan Fahmy Nourhan Fahmy

EIPR launches new campaign on social, economic justice in public spending

Absence of budget transparency directly leads to absence of social justice, says…

Nourhan Fahmy Nourhan Fahmy

4 individuals deported from Egypt over LGBT accusations in 2 months

One man reported being entrapped by meeting the ‘person’ through a fake…

Emir Nader Emir Nader

New report highlights expansion of presidential powers

EIPR argues that President’s decree to remove independent bodies’ heads poses threat…

Emir Nader Emir Nader

EIPR supports call for CIA torture ‘accountability’

Groups stay that the US "has much to gain", if it rejects…

Jihad Abaza Jihad Abaza

British intelligence agency spied on leading Egyptian human rights NGO

Ruling suggests intelligence agency may practice widespread monitoring of rights bodies worldwide

Emir Nader Emir Nader

Rights groups concerned of investigations into anti-torture judges

Judges are interrogated under pretence of their participation in workshop organised by…

Nourhan Fahmy Nourhan Fahmy

Student in hiding after prison sentence for atheism

Karim Al-Banna faces three-year prison term for Facebook posts in “highly politicised”…

Emir Nader Emir Nader