الحقوق الاقتصادية والتغيير في مصر: الحريات وقوداً لقطار التنمية

عمرو خيري تنويه: حقوق الملكية الفكرية للصورة المُرافقة لهذا المقال تعود لـ علاء القمحاوي، الذي سمح باستخدامها هنا التنمية والحريات جدلية مهمة تقع في القلب من حركة المجتمعات، وقد كان للسنوات الست الأخيرة في مصر قول فيها. تفرّق أدبيات دراسات التنمية، كفرع من فروع العلوم الاجتماعية، بين فئتين من التنمية: التنمية كفعل قصدي تلجأ إليه الدول…

Human Rights Organizations and Advocates: Dangerous accusations against ECRF members, an example of Security apparatus weapons to punish and terrorize activists and human rights defenders

Joint Press release     1 June 2016 The undersigned human rights organization and figures condemn the continued preventive detention of Engineers Ahmed Abdallah, the Head of Board of Trustees of ECRF, and Engineer Mina Thabet, Religious Minorities and Marginalized Groups Program Director, and others in case No. 10698 of year 2016, Misdemeanor Court of…

Brief Talking Points on Morsi Death Sentence

  Capital punishment is an absolute punishment that  human rights defenders seek abolishing as being cruel and inhuman. As classical this may sound, but boundaries to discuss capital punishment end there. Morsi trial is an unfair trial, which essentially means that defendant’s due process rights have been violated in what is no less than messy…

Egypt Reject International Inspection of Prisons To Prevent Torture, Other UPR Recommendations

Egypt submitted its conclusions about the 300 recommendations it received during the Universal Periodical Review (UPR) proceedings in November 2014. The government of Egypt provided the Human Rights Council with its responses in an addendum which the Office of the Human Rights Commissioner made available through the document referenced (A/HRC/28/16/Add.1) and dated 2 March 2015…

Remembering Yara Sallam Before March 8th: Beautiful Rose of Chaos

International Women’s Day on March the 8th is yet another opportunity to bring back into perspective some stories of women who will not have the luxury to access related celebratory festivities across the globe. Of those particularly, young women imprisoned for their views or opinions or simply because of their involvement in peaceful action within…