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Press briefing notes on Azerbaijan, Egypt and Indonesia / LGBT and Boko Haram trials in Nigeria 10/13/2017
  • Press Briefing Notes
  • Press Releases
  • Azerbaijan
  • Egypt
  • Indonesia
  • Nigeria
  • High Commissioner for Human Rights
E F S R C A
UN rights experts dismayed by arrest of Egyptian lawyer Ebrahim Metwally en route to meet them 9/15/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Egypt
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
Egypt extends its assault on freedom of expression by blocking dozens of websites – UN experts warn 8/30/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Egypt
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Terrorism
E F S R C A
Egypt must halt executions of six men sentenced after unfair trials – UN experts 6/22/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Egypt
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Terrorism
  • Arbitrary detention
E F S R C A
Repressive new NGO law deeply damaging for human rights in Egypt – Zeid 6/1/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Egypt
  • High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • Human rights
E F S R C A
UN experts condemn Egypt as clampdown “tightens the noose” on women’s rights movement 12/15/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Egypt
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Human rights defenders
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of association
  • Violence against women
  • Women
E F S R C A
Egypt steps up travel bans on rights defenders with “chilling effect”, UN expert warns 11/24/2016
  • Egypt
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
Egypt NGO bill threatens to “devastate” civil society, UN expert warns 11/23/2016
  • Egypt
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Freedom of association
E F S R C A
Egypt NGO law: UN expert warns about growing restrictions on civil society 10/11/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Egypt
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Freedom of association
E F S R C A
Press briefing note on Democratic Republic of Congo and Egypt 9/20/2016
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Egypt
  • High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • Human rights
E F S R C A
       
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