Egypt

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Egypt
Working Group(s) / Area(s) of Work: 
Women and ESCR
Corporate Accountability
Economic Policy and Human Rights

A criminal court in North Cairo ruled in favor of freezing the assets of 13 human rights defenders and their family members, including Hossam Bahgat of the Egyptian...

As the crackdown against human rights organizations in Egypt continues, the accountant and a former administrative assistant of the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) were summoned to court during the month of July in connection with the ...

On 17 May 2016, the Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency issued an official response to demands presented by ...

As former Board Chair Hossam Bahgat faces renewed charges in connection with his human rights work, ESCR-Net expresses great concern over increasing restrictions against human rights groups and defenders in...

In response to the World Bank’s comprehensive review of the conditions it attaches to its loans, the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR), a...

ESCR-Net member, Habi Center for Environmental Rights, submitted a proclamation to the Attorney General in Egypt under number 1394 accusing the government of negligence in taking the necessary procedures to...

ESCR-Net is deepening its outreach in Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and strengthening connections with Arabic-speaking organizations and individuals working to advance ESCR.  

The Network is fortunate for the longstanding leadership of several strong members in the region, who have...