Egyptian government blocks “Qantara” website concerned with dialouge and culture, bringing total number of blocked websites to 127

Cairo: 17 August 2017 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) said that the Egyptian government provided today a new evidence of its antagonism towards freedom of expression when Read More

Daily Roundup Wednesday 16 August 2017 Cassation holds “Doma” firs

16 August, 2017

t appeal hearing on 12 October Egypt’s Court of Cassation set 12 October to be the first hearing to review the appeal submitted by Ahmed Doma’s defense against the 25-year Read More

Daily Roundup Thursday 17 August, 2017

17 August, 2017

Al-Sisi’s decision ratifying “Tiran and Sanafir” deal published In its issue today, the Official Gazette published Presidential Decree No. 607 of 2016 regarding the maritime border demarcation agreement signed between Read More

ANHRI files a report with the Public Prosecutor to investigate Hisham Jafar’s denial of his right to appear before a judge

3 August, 2017

Cairo: 3 August, 2017 Today, the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) lodged a complaint to the Public Prosecutor, carrying no. 8937 of 2017 “Attorney General petition”, demanding to Read More

Syria: Rights groups condemn extrajudicial execution of human rights defender and software engineer Bassel Khartabil

3 August, 2017

The family of Bassel Khartabil, a Syrian-Palestinian software engineer and free speech activist, confirmed that he had been subjected to an extrajudicial execution in October 2015. The undersigned human rights Read More

The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) Lawyers for Democracy Initiative The Democratic Path in Egypt During July 2017

7 August, 2017

  Before we begin The Democratic Path report is a monthly report issued by The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information through “Lawyers for Democracy” initiative, which was launched by Read More

“For History”: A new booklet from ANHRI reviews rulings in which courts consolidated rights and freedoms

31 July, 2017

Cairo: 30 July, 2017 Today, the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) releases a new pamphlet entitled “For History” that includes a number of landmark rulings issued by Egypt’s Read More