National Council for Human Rights

NCHR to work on implementing Egypt’s National Strategy for Human Rights: Chief

Wed, 05 Jan 2022 - 09:22 GMT

Head of the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) Moushira Khattab said the council will work during the coming period on implementing the provisions of the National Strategy for Human Rights launched last September by President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi.

For the first time in history: Women lead national human rights bodies in Egypt

Mon, 04 Oct 2021 - 04:11 GMT

Egypt has recently made significant efforts to empower women nationwide and ensure that women assume high-level diplomatic and political posts.

Egypt appoints first woman to lead its national human rights body

Mon, 04 Oct 2021 - 03:01 GMT

Egypt’s veteran diplomat and politician has been selected to lead the National Council for Human Rights, Egypt’s independent council in charge of developing and promoting human rights.

Veteran diplomat Moushira Khattab leads Egypt’s independent council in charge of promoting human rights

Mon, 04 Oct 2021 - 02:16 GMT

Egypt’s veteran diplomat and politician has been selected to lead the National Council for Human Rights, Egypt’s independent council in charge of developing and promoting human rights.

Editor-in-Chief of Al-Ahram Weekly, Ezzat Ibrahim named as Egypt's NCHR member

Mon, 04 Oct 2021 - 12:23 GMT

Editor-in-Chief of Al-Ahram Weekly, Ezzat Youssef Ibrahim was selected, Monday as a member of the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR), among other several prominent figures.

Egypt’s National Council for Human Rights honors ‘El Ekhteyar’, ‘100 Wesh’, ‘El Fetwa’ series

Sun, 22 Nov 2020 - 03:54 GMT

Egypt’s National Council for Human Rights honored the casts of “El Ekhteyar” ( The Choice) “100 Wesh” ( 100 Faces) and “El Fetwa” ( The strong man) series.

Human Rights National Council urges ending causes of illegal migration

Thu, 19 Dec 2019 - 11:05 GMT

Head of the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) Mohamed Fayek on Wednesday said that terrorism and armed conflicts along with poverty and unemployment are the major causes of illegal migration.

Egypt criminalized torture in 1883: Deputy FM

Wed, 09 Oct 2019 - 10:24 GMT

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Ehab Galal said that Egypt is among the first states that criminalized torture.

Official says claims about enforced disappearance in Egypt fake

Thu, 05 Sep 2019 - 12:36 GMT

During the 13th annual forum for civil society organizations, Awad said that some of the people who were reported missing escaped to regions of armed conflicts.

National Council for Human Rights to honor winning Ramadan screenplays on Sept. 7

Tue, 03 Sep 2019 - 11:00 GMT

The National Council for Human Rights, headed by Mohamed Fayek, honors the dramas in support of human rights principles that were screened last Ramadan.

Women gain unprecedented position in President al-Sisi’ era

Mon, 08 Apr 2019 - 10:10 GMT

Thanks to President Sisi’s efforts, women acquired a lot of their stolen rights over the last short period of time

Iconic thinker, writer Kamal Abul Majd passed away April 3

Thu, 04 Apr 2019 - 04:43 GMT

Iconic Egyptian writer and thinker Ahmed Kamal Abul Majd passed away on April 3 at the age of 89.

New dispute inside Egypt's liberal nationalist Wafd party

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 - 10:01 GMT

Only few days after a high-level election took place inside Egypt's nationalist liberal New Wafd party, candidates who lost ballots announced filing grievances to the chairman of the party over the election results.

National Council for Human Rights to honor cast of ‘Bel Hagm al-Aa’ely'

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 - 11:01 GMT

The National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) honored on Thursday the cast of the series “Bel Hagm al-Aa’ely” [Family Size].

Geneva: Egyptian Org. for Human Rights holds seminar on forced disappearance

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 - 09:00 GMT

Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) held Wednesday a seminar titled ‘Forced Disappearance in Egypt’ on the margins of the 39th Session of the International Council for Human Rights.

Egypt's human rights council: US-led strikes aggression against Syrian people

Sat, 14 Apr 2018 - 02:36 GMT

The National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) condemned the U.S.-led strike against military sites of the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad

National Council for Human Rights issues its first statement on election

Mon, 26 Mar 2018 - 02:32 GMT

The National Council for Human Rights visited the operations room on the first day of the 2018 presidential election.

Human rights’ dept. to establish at Attorney General’s office

Mon, 25 Dec 2017 - 12:13 GMT

Egyptian Organization for Human Rights welcomed on Sunday Attorney General Nabil Sadek’s decision to establish a general department of human rights.

4th pardon list about to be finished: MP Khouly

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 - 09:18 GMT

The Egyptian presidential pardon committee is preparing a new pardon list, which includes detainees whose cases are not tied to terrorism or violence.

Petitions for presidential pardon are examined: NCHR member

Sat, 11 Nov 2017 - 10:01 GMT

The committee consists of prominent politicians, a journalist, and a member of Egypt's National Council for Human Rights.

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