human rights

Representing 67 states: Egypt demands UN action on human rights pertaining to water

Wed, 29 Jun 2022 - 12:40 GMT

Egypt's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Office at Geneva Ahmed Gamal El Din delivered a joint statement representing 67 states at the 50th session of the Council for Human Rights (UNCHR).

Caregivers who neglect, withhold care from elderly to be imprisoned: Egypt’s law

Mon, 20 Jun 2022 - 10:51 GMT

The law regulating the rights of the elderly in Egypt has set a punishment of imprisonment and fine to any one charged with caring for elderly person, and neglects to perform assigned duties.

Addressing climate change from youth parliamentarian perspective: 8th Global Conference of Young Parliamentarians kicks off in Sharm el-Sheikh

Wed, 15 Jun 2022 - 03:29 GMT

The 8th Global Conference of Young Parliamentarians launched in Sharm el-Sheikh Wednesday, under the auspices of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi.

UN High Commissioner praises steps taken by President Sisi to advance human rights file in Egypt

Thu, 09 Jun 2022 - 12:03 GMT

Bachelet congratulated Khattab on assuming the position of president of the council, to be the first woman to occupy this position, and praised her internationally recognized expertise, the statement added.

Egypt expresses readiness to cooperate with UN on protecting children against violations during armed conflicts

Sun, 05 Jun 2022 - 03:15 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry received Sunday UN Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict Virginia Gamba.

986 inmates released as Presidential Pardon Committee resumes meetings

Wed, 04 May 2022 - 04:34 GMT

A total of 986 inmates have been pardoned by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Eid al-Fitr, according to a Tuesday statement by the Ministry of Interior.

Four US correctional officers charged with second-degree murdering of elderly inmate in Florida

Sat, 30 Apr 2022 - 01:25 GMT

Four US officers have been charged with murdering an elderly and disabled prisoner in Florida.

41 activists to be released from pre-trial detention per State Security Prosecution decree

Sun, 24 Apr 2022 - 03:33 GMT

A total of 41 activists will be released Sunday and Monday per a State Security Prosecution decree, getting to spend the approaching Eid al-Fitr with their families.

'Egypt strongly condemns deliberate insult of Holy Quran by extremist rightists in Sweden': Foreign Ministry

Mon, 18 Apr 2022 - 01:13 GMT

The country also asserted the necessity of respecting others' right in religious freedom, which is one of the human rights.

Wrap up of EU's Human rights envoy's visit to Egypt: challenge and promising future

Thu, 14 Apr 2022 - 04:19 GMT

Human rights in Egypt have many challenges as well as promising opportunities, , head of the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) Moushira Khattab said Thursday as European Union Eamon Gilmore wrapped up his three-day visit to Egypt.

EU's human rights envoy meets with human rights organizations in Egypt

Thu, 14 Apr 2022 - 12:00 GMT

The Arab Network for Digital Media and Human Rights (ANDMHR) participated in a meeting with the EU Human Rights representative for human rights on Wednesday.

Egyptian MPs meet with EU human rights envoy

Wed, 13 Apr 2022 - 06:33 GMT

The Human Rights Committee of the House of Representatives met with the European Union’s envoy for human rights and the EU ambassador to Cairo on Tuesday.

Egypt’s FM affirms to Blinken need to address human rights file within comprehensive approach

Wed, 13 Apr 2022 - 05:40 GMT

Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry affirmed to US Secretary of State Antony Blinken the need to address human rights within a comprehensive approach that takes into account the peculiarity of communities.

Egyptian NGO sheds light on high number of terrorism victims in Africa in 1 month

Wed, 13 Apr 2022 - 10:55 GMT

Egypt-based Maat for Peace, Development and Human Rights issued Wednesday its monthly report dubbed "Lens of Terror Operations on the African Continent" for March 2022.

Egypt is essential strategic partner to Europe: European Union Council president

Tue, 15 Mar 2022 - 03:34 GMT

President Michel added that such deep relations are manifested in the recent momentum in joint cooperation.

Egypt adopts comprehensive approach for promoting human rights, fundamental freedoms: FM

Thu, 03 Mar 2022 - 12:12 GMT

This came in the recorded speech delivered by the Minister of Foreign Affairs in the high-level segment of the 49th session of the UN Human Rights Council.

New German FM sets human rights as basis for ties, Egypt highlights role in curbing illegal immigration, terrorism

Sat, 12 Feb 2022 - 06:28 GMT

The German foreign minister has emphasized human rights as a basis for cooperation during her Saturday visit to Egypt, while her Egyptian counterpart highlighted Cairo’s significant role in curbing illegal immigration and terrorist infiltration into Europe.

US committed to fostering partnership with Egypt to bolster regional stability, human rights: Blinken

Fri, 28 Jan 2022 - 01:48 GMT

Blinken’s remarks came after a phone call with Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry on Thursday, during which they discussed bilateral relations and regional issues, according to the Egyptian Foreign Ministry.

Egypt presents its vision on human rights in World Youth Forum

Tue, 11 Jan 2022 - 03:41 GMT

That was during the session of Model United Nations Human Rights Council (MUNHRC).

Egypt slams German government for statements on upcoming trial session as ‘unjustifiable’ interference

Sat, 18 Dec 2021 - 11:11 GMT

The Egyptian Foreign Ministry voiced rejection of recent remarks by the German government regarding an upcoming trial of a number of defendants before the Egyptian judiciary.