A recent and unprecedented escalation against the organization threatens to have reverberating implications not only for EIPR, but civil society and the right to freedom of association at large.
“At the conclusion of the two stages across all of the county’s governorates, the National Elections Authority announced that the electoral list led by the Nation’s Future Party had swept up the majority of votes.”
In an interview with French daily l’Opinion last month, Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune stated how “no journalist has been arrested for being a journalist”—only for “the breaching of public order.”
On 17 June 2020, the European Centre for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR), along with the Syrian Women’s Network and Urnammu, filed the first-ever criminal complaint on sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) in Syrian detention centers.
On September 30, the Lebanese parliament convened to vote on a series of laws, one of which grabbed immediate headlines: formally titled the “Law on Financial Disclosure, Conflicts of Interest
Once again, Egypt has received financing from the IMF, and once again the IMF has pledged that funding will contribute to a reform program designed to lead to inclusive private
Egypt’s sexual assault reckoning intensified at the end of August when witnesses and campaigners involved in bringing to light a horrific gang-rape were arrested and smeared.
Almost two months following the devastating Beirut Port blast, citizens of Lebanon and residents of the capital have yet to be officially informed of most developments or findings surrounding the government’s ongoing investigation.
Egyptian women are still banned from applying to the judicial posts within the State Council and the Public Prosecution, which has been the case since their establishments in 1946 and 1881 respectively.
In what came as an unexpected announcement this September, Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj stated his intention to step down by the end of October following speculation in the press