A statement from Amnesty International denouncing the closure and recommendations for action.
This report on violence against women in Egypt shows 247 women were killed during the first half of 2007.
A statement from the Association for Human Rights Legal Aid (APHRA) on increasing pressures on civil society organizations.
""La question essentielle qui nous est posée est: est-ce qu'un musulman peut choisir une autre religion que l'islam?"
The Egyptian director, Tahani Rashed, has highlighted through her documentary film "These Girls" the problem of street girls. The film has been awarded a prize at Cannes. Nelly Youssef conducts the following interview with the director.
En ce mois de mai 2001, l’heure n’est pas à la fête pour les homosexuels égyptiens. Depuis plusieurs mois, leur communauté, qui vit à la limite de la clandestinité, est devenue une des cibles privilégiées de la police.
L'excision est totalement interdite par l'islam, a affirmé mardi la plus haute autorité religieuse en Egypte, cheikh Ali Gomaa.
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) welcomed a Supreme Court decision to hear the cases of Christian converts to Islam who are unable to officially revert to their original religion.
Egypt has announced that it is imposing a complete ban on female circumcision, also known as genital mutilation.
Egypt's state-appointed Grand Mufti said on Sunday that female genital cutting was forbidden by Islam after an 11-year-old girl died while undergoing the procedure at a private medical clinic in southern Egypt.
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