Posts Tagged “Non-governmental organization”

Egypt Human Rights group condemns government crackdowns

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Egypt Human Rights group condemns government crackdowns

The Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies has condemned the Government of Egypt for flogging a blogger who allegedly criticized Islam, and for banning travel to critics of government policies. Here are the two press releases from the CIHRS: A Serious Violation to the Constitution and a New Way to Harass Democracy Advocates The undersigned organizations…

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International Human Rights groups argue proposed Arab Court for Human Rights needs more work

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International Human Rights groups argue proposed Arab Court for Human Rights needs more work

International Human Rights groups argue proposed Arab Court for Human Rights needs more work On 31 August, 17 regional and international human rights organizations sent a joint statement to Arab foreign ministers, urging them to delay their adoption of a statute on an Arab Court for Human Rights. The foreign ministers are scheduled –according to the Secretary…

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A-10s Fired Depleted Uranium in Iraq War into Civilian Areas

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A-10s Fired Depleted Uranium in Iraq War into Civilian Areas

A-10s Fired Depleted Uranium in Iraq War into Civilian Areas   New Report Documents Left Toxic Legacy that Continues to Pose Risks for the War-Ravaged People of Iraq   NEWS RELEASE by Jack Cohen-Joppa       While Congress debates funding for the A-10 and the conflict in Iraq intensifies with looming U.S. air strikes…

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Coptic Solidarity Annual Conference brings Mideast Christians to focus

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Coptic Solidarity Annual Conference brings Mideast Christians to focus

Coptic Solidarity Annual Conference brings Mideast Christians to focus Coptic Solidarity will host its Fifth Annual Conference in Washington, D.C., June 26 – 27 focusing on the theme: After Arab Spring, Middle East Christians Between Local Violence and International Indifference The escalation of attacks on Christians in countries such as Iraq, Syria, Egypt, and Libya…

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