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Human Rights Council: CIHRS welcomes FFM on Libya and calls for the HRC to put an end to Israeli apartheid

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The 43rd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council resumed on 15 June; it had been suspended on 13 March 2020 due to restrictions on meetings and assemblies in …

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CIHRS at the 43rd Session of the Human Rights Council

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Civil society achieves gains for corporate accountability in Palestine and an independent international investigation of crimes in LibyaDuring the 43rd Session of the Human Rights Council, which opened on February …

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CIHRS at the 42nd Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council

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The Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS) engaged in the 42nd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, held from September 9-27 in Geneva, Switzerland. CIHRS’ advocacy centered …

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As the United Nations Begins its Review of Egypt’s Human Rights Record, CIHRS is Launching a Campaign to Lift the Travel Bans on Egyptian Human Rights Defenders

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Today Egypt will be subject to review under the United Nations Universal Periodic Review (UPR) process in Geneva.  Scores of Egyptian human rights activists who have actively participated in gathering …

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Egypt: Systematic torture is a state policy

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Joint UN submission by rights groups exposes endemic torture and appalling conditions in Egypt’s prisons Harrowing testimonies of systematic torture continue being too frequently heard as the date for Egypt’s …