Month: June 2024

Sixteen NGOs Urge EU to Ensure Human Rights Reforms in Egypt with Macro-Financial Assistance

We, the undersigned Egyptian, regional and international human rights organisations, urge the European Commission and member states to uphold international and EU law to ensure that macro-financial assistance to Egypt granted under EU regulations secures concrete, measurable, structural and timebound human…

Egypt: How Sinai became a graveyard for education in ten years under Sisi

Schools destroyed, students and teachers killed, and children’s right to education systematically violated, report finds Egyptian army and security forces have destroyed dozens of schools and killed 186 students and 21 teachers during the decade-long conflict with Islamic State militants in Sinai, a…

Italy Must Review its Decision to Classify Egypt as a “Safe Country of Origin

41 civil society organizations express their deep concern for Italy’s decision to classify the Arab Republic of Egypt as a “safe country of origin”, under Legislative Decree No. 25/2008, paragraph 2-bis. We urge the Italian government to publicly disclose the…

Egypt: Girl ‘forcibly disappeared’ after demanding justice for father killed by police

Ali Salem was killed by police forces in broad daylight with a ‘close-range bullet to his head’, a rights group has said Egyptian security forces killed a farmer then forcibly disappeared his daughter who spoke out about his case, a rights…