“Terrorist Entities” Law, Intentionally Vague And Inconspicuous

“Terrorist Entities” Law, Intentionally Vague And Inconspicuous

The New law Is Completely Vague, Allowing for Unprecedented At-Will Security Measures Law on terrorist entities allows rights groups and political parties to be designated terroris ...

Environmental Justice | EBRD must not back Egyptian coal imports

Environmental Justice | EBRD must not back Egyptian coal imports

Cairo — Ahead of tomorrow’s Board vote on the EBRD loan to CEMEX Egypt, a number of civil society organisations urge the bank to reject this project not only because it involves su ...

Investment | “Above The State: Multinational Corporations In Egypt”, A Special Report From ECESR

Investment | “Above The State: Multinational Corporations In Egypt”, A Special Report From ECESR

ECESR Publishes a Special Report Above The State Multinational Corporations In Egypt ...

On January 25th Anniversary: ECESR Submits Protest Act Amendment to President

On January 25th Anniversary: ECESR Submits Protest Act Amendment to President

The current Act is full of constitutional and executive flaws The proposed amendment poses a different vision to protect the dignity and rights of citizenry and to guarantee securi ...

In A New ECESR Legal Win, State Council Rules On The Right For In-Kind Compensation For Expropriation

In A New ECESR Legal Win, State Council Rules On The Right For In-Kind Compensation For Expropriation

ECESR Lawyers Get Important Judgment Regarding Compensation in Kind for Expropriation for Public Purpose State Council Judgment Establishes A Legal Precedent Regarding in-Kind Comp ...

After Threats, Egyptian Human Rights Organization Decide Not To Participate In UPR

After Threats, Egyptian Human Rights Organization Decide Not To Participate In UPR

As a Result of a Direct Threat to their Work: Egyptian Human Rights Organizations Have Decided Not to Participate in Egypt’s UPR before the UN Joint Press Release The review of Egy ...

Justice | Rights Organizations Extremely Worried Over Hostile Climate Towards Lawyers

Justice | Rights Organizations Extremely Worried Over Hostile Climate Towards Lawyers

Violations against lawyers: another obstacle in the path or criminal justice. The undersigned organizations express grave concern regarding the hostile climate within which lawyers ...

On Arab Environment Day: ECESR Welcomes Renewable Energy Tariff policy, Condemns Continue of Coal Use

On Arab Environment Day: ECESR Welcomes Renewable Energy Tariff policy, Condemns Continue of Coal Use

On the occasion of Arab Environment Day 2014, ECESR welcomes the Government’s announcement of a progressive Feed in Tariff policy to encourage the uptake of solar and wind energy i ...

In A Letter To The President:Unions And Rights Groups Reject  Government Transition To VAT

In A Letter To The President:Unions And Rights Groups Reject Government Transition To VAT

In a letter to the president and the finance ministry: Unions and rights groups reject Egyptian government transition to VAT Tax is applied to all services and commodities, overbur ...

ECESR Challenges Constitutionality Of Protest Law

ECESR Challenges Constitutionality Of Protest Law

ECESR challenges constitutionality of protest law No.107 of 2013 Arabic original The Egyptian Center for Economic and Social Rights, in cooperation with the legal offices of lawyer ...

Proposed Government Law Makes NGOs Subordinate to Security and Ministry Control

Proposed Government Law Makes NGOs Subordinate to Security and Ministry Control

Proposed Government Law Makes NGOs Subordinate to Security and Ministry Control The undersigned rights organizations express their deep concern regarding the Ministry of Social Sol ...

“Terrorist Entities” Law, Intentionally Vague And Inconspicuous

The New law Is Completely Vague, Allowing for Unprecedented At-Will Security Measures Law on terrorist entities allows rights groups and political parties to be designated terrorists Joint press Release The undersigned organizations condemn the passing of Law 8/2015 regulating designated terrorist and terrorism lists, issued by President Abd al-Fattah al-Sisi in his capacity as head of the executive and leg ...

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Environmental Justice | EBRD must not back Egyptian coal imports

Cairo — Ahead of tomorrow’s Board vote on the EBRD loan to CEMEX Egypt, a number of civil society organisations urge the bank to reject this project not only because it involves support for dirty coal-based production but also because it actually means promoting the plans of a repressive government despite opposition from civil society. On February 25, the EBRD Board of Directors is expected to vote on whet ...

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On January 25th Anniversary: ECESR Submits Protest Act Amendment to President

The current Act is full of constitutional and executive flaws The proposed amendment poses a different vision to protect the dignity and rights of citizenry and to guarantee security ECESR calls upon all political parties, civil society organizations, and stakeholders to participate Arabic Last Thursday, the ECESR sent the Presidential Institution, the Cabinet of Ministers, and the Legislative Reform Commis ...

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In A New ECESR Legal Win, State Council Rules On The Right For In-Kind Compensation For Expropriation

ECESR Lawyers Get Important Judgment Regarding Compensation in Kind for Expropriation for Public Purpose State Council Judgment Establishes A Legal Precedent Regarding in-Kind Compensation besides Financial Compensation Judgment Obliges Administrative Bodies to Fulfill Obligations ECESR lawyers obtained an important judgment from the Judicial Administrative Court in Fayoum (case no.8310 for judicial year 1) ...

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After Threats, Egyptian Human Rights Organization Decide Not To Participate In UPR

As a Result of a Direct Threat to their Work: Egyptian Human Rights Organizations Have Decided Not to Participate in Egypt’s UPR before the UN Joint Press Release The review of Egypt’s human rights record over the past four years will begin this week as part of the Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review in Geneva. The undersigned human rights organizations have decided not to participate in any of ...

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Justice | Rights Organizations Extremely Worried Over Hostile Climate Towards Lawyers

Violations against lawyers: another obstacle in the path or criminal justice. The undersigned organizations express grave concern regarding the hostile climate within which lawyers, particularly those representing political prisoners, are forced to operate. Through our investigation, we have been able to document a highly alarming pattern of escalating abuses that now go as far as implicating sitting judges ...

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On Arab Environment Day: ECESR Welcomes Renewable Energy Tariff policy, Condemns Continue of Coal Use

On the occasion of Arab Environment Day 2014, ECESR welcomes the Government’s announcement of a progressive Feed in Tariff policy to encourage the uptake of solar and wind energy in Egypt. This is a step in the right direction for plugging the energy gap the country is currently suffering from, using sustainable and healthy solutions that best serve the interests of future generations. Arab Environment Day ...

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In A Letter To The President:Unions And Rights Groups Reject Government Transition To VAT

In a letter to the president and the finance ministry: Unions and rights groups reject Egyptian government transition to VAT Tax is applied to all services and commodities, overburdening only the last consumer Tax overburdens citizens, midst high increases in prices and diminishing of subsidies  On Sunday 21 September 2014, the Egyptian Center for Economic and Social Rights (ECESR) and the Association for F ...

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ECESR Challenges Constitutionality Of Protest Law

ECESR challenges constitutionality of protest law No.107 of 2013 Arabic original The Egyptian Center for Economic and Social Rights, in cooperation with the legal offices of lawyers Khaled Ali and Tariq al-Awadi, filed an appeal last Saturday, to challenge the constitutionality of the ill-reputed Law on the Right to Public Meetings, Processions and Peaceful Demonstrations, decreed and adopted by former pres ...

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