Cairo October 12, 2017
The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) said today that the ongoing imprisonment renewal of journalist Mohammed el-Shaer under the pretext that he belongs to the Muslim Brotherhood and disseminating false news, adds to the impositions of restrictions on press freedom and the prosecution of journalists using elastic charges.
Egyptian security forces have [...]
Cairo October 12, 2017
Cairo: 29 December, 2016
The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) said today: “The ongoing detention of human rights defender Nabeel Rajab, one of the founders of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights, after the court ordered his release yesterday constitutes a continued violation of the right to freedom of expression as well as a crackdown [...]
Cairo: 25 December, 2016
The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) said today that the detention of Mahmoud Hussein, a journalist at Al Jazeera news, indicates the Egyptian government’s ongoing crackdown on press freedom and prosecution of journalists not because of their involvement in a crime but for working in channels that are against the state.
According to Al [...]
airo: 26 December, 2016
Today, the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) publishes a new study reflects a modest effort and assiduousness to reform the Egyptian Radio and Television Union (ERTU), and how it could be transformed to a public service media that is funded by the people providing a media service for them, rather than [...]
Despite promise by the Egyptian nominee for UNESCO, the political police shut down a third Al-Karama library branch in Zagazig
Cairo: 21 December, 2016
The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) said today that; some officers affiliated with the Egyptian political police, known as the State Security apparatus, shuttered a third Al-Karama public library branch, which provides cultural services in Egypt’s poor and popular neighborhoods and was founded by rights activist Gamal Eid. The third closure [...]
“Hostages”, A new report on human rights defenders’ situation in Egypt during 2016, released by ANHRI to mark Human Rights Day
Cairo: 11 December, 2016
“Because they chose to stand by the oppressed, they became just like them, oppressed”, the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) asserts in a report released today. The report, entitled “Hostages.. Human Rights Defenders In Egypt during 2016”, monitors the situation and conditions of human rights defenders in Egypt, in terms [...]
Cairo: 6 December, 2016
The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) today commended the Kuwaiti security forces’ arrest of Kuwaiti reformist activist Khalifa Ali Al-Hashash for allegedly spreading false news against the backdrop of some comments published on the social networking site “Twitter”.
On Monday 5 December 2016, the security forces in Kuwait arrested the Kuwaiti activist [...]
“Lawyers for Democracy” releases its monthly report on monitoring the democratic path during November 2016
Cairo: 5 December, 2016
Today, the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) announced the release of the “Democratic Path” monthly report, issued by the Lawyers for Democracy Initiative launched by ANHRI in 2014. The report monitors the state of democracy Egypt has witnessed during November 2016.
This report, which is the eleventh one released by the [...]
Egypt: Authorities in Egypt close two of al-Karama public libraries in Cairo slums and pave the way for closing the third one
Cairo: 4 December, 2016
The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) said today that the Egyptian authorities shut down two branches of al-Karama cultural public library, founded by human rights lawyer Gamal Eid in some of Egypt’s poor and popular neighborhoods, without having any legal grounds or court orders.
Under no legal reasons or prior alarm, the [...]
Cairo: 1 December, 2016
The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) expressed its full condemnation of the Sudanese National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS)’s confiscation of the printed copies of four daily newspapers in an early hour of Tuesday dawn, in a news blackout campaign that aims at withholding information about citizens’ protests against the [...]