Tag Results for 'Egypt'

Taxonomy Results
Pages  View the Pages RSS feed for 'Egypt' Published Last Modified
Egypt Egypt

Details of the International Bar Association's Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI)'s activities in Egypt, including judicial training, 2011 and 2013 fact-finding missions.

Friday, 27 June 2008 Thursday, 8 June 2017
Articles  View the Articles RSS feed for 'Egypt' Published Last Modified
Panel discussion - Justice at a Crossroads: The Legal Profession and the Rule of Law in the New Egypt, 2011 Panel discussion - Justice at a Crossroads: The Legal Profession and the Rule of Law in the New Egypt, 2011

On 28 November 2011 the IBAHRI hosted a panel discussion at the House of Commons, Westminster, London, to discuss the findings and recommendatiosn of the IBAHRI fact-finding report. A podcast of the discussion is available on this page.

Tuesday, 29 November 2011 Wednesday, 25 April 2012
Egypt fact-finding mission, 2011 Egypt fact-finding mission, 2011

In June 2011 an IBAHRI delegation undertook a fact-finding mission to Egypt to examine the challenges facing the legal profession prior to and in the months immediately after Egypt’s revolution. A report detailing the mission's findings and recommendations was subsequently released.

Thursday, 30 June 2011 Tuesday, 11 December 2012
Training for judges, 2008 Training for judges, 2008

In July 2008, the IBAHRI carried out a workshop for Egyptian judges. The training was based on the principles outlined by the UN International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR).

Wednesday, 30 July 2008 Wednesday, 25 April 2012
IBAHRI calls on President Morsi to respect the independence of the judicial system in upholding the rule of law  IBAHRI calls on President Morsi to respect the independence of the judicial system in upholding the rule of law

The International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) today expresses concern in relation to amendments to Egypt’s Constitutional Declaration recently announced by President Mohamed Morsi.

Tuesday, 27 November 2012 Tuesday, 27 November 2012
IBAHRI report on rule of law and judiciary in Egypt to follow in-country mission IBAHRI report on rule of law and judiciary in Egypt to follow in-country mission

Media advisory note:18 July 2013 - An International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) delegation recently returned from a fact-finding mission to Cairo, Egypt. The delegation was mandated to examine the state of Egypt’s rule of law with a particular focus on the independence of the judiciary, and to produce a report of the findings thereafter.

Thursday, 18 July 2013 Friday, 19 July 2013
Panel discussion - Challenges to the Independence of Judges and Prosecutors in Egypt, 10 February 2014                        Panel discussion - Challenges to the Independence of Judges and Prosecutors in Egypt, 10 February 2014

On 10 February 2014, the IBAHRI held a panel discussion on the independence of the judiciary and prosecution services in Egypt, at The Law Society of England and Wales. At a time when Egypt’s two last presidents are on trial, and amid calls for intervention by the International Criminal Court, the timely discussion addressed the key challenges for independent trials in Egypt.

Monday, 27 January 2014 Tuesday, 3 June 2014
Egypt: future government urged to promote independence of the judiciary by IBAHRI  Egypt: future government urged to promote independence of the judiciary by IBAHRI

News release: 10 February 2014 - In a report released today, the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) urges the future Egyptian government to take action to promote the independence of the judiciary and prosecution services, in order to strengthen the rule of law in Egypt.

Monday, 10 February 2014 Friday, 14 February 2014
Egypt fact-finding, 2013 Egypt fact-finding, 2013

The IBAHRI undertook a fact-finding mission to Cairo, Egypt in June 2013. The mission aimed to investigate the independence of the judiciary and prosecution immediately prior to the fall of the Morsi regime, as well as during the dramatic political transition in recent months.

Tuesday, 3 June 2014 Wednesday, 4 June 2014
Egypt: IBAHRI urges new government to strengthen independence of the judiciary in light of  recent convictions Egypt: IBAHRI urges new government to strengthen independence of the judiciary in light of recent convictions

News release: 1 July 2014 - The International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) expresses grave concern over the recent swathe of controversial judgments issued by the Egyptian courts, including: condemning significant numbers of Muslim Brotherhood supporters to death; giving lengthy prison sentences to protesters, human rights defenders and journalists; and curtailing important fundamental rights such as freedom of expression. The IBAHRI strongly urges the Egyptian government to build a...

Tuesday, 1 July 2014 Tuesday, 1 July 2014
How a Professor of Islam was nicknamed ‘the Crucifix’ How a Professor of Islam was nicknamed ‘the Crucifix’

IBA Global Insight, Aug/Sept 2016 - As Amena Nosseir works to change ‘contempt of religion’ laws in Egypt, her maverick reputation is starting a free speech debate across the Middle East

Tuesday, 9 August 2016 Wednesday, 10 August 2016
Release of Egyptian lawyer Malek Adly welcome, but charges must be dropped says IBAHRI Release of Egyptian lawyer Malek Adly welcome, but charges must be dropped says IBAHRI

News Release: Thursday 01 September 2016. The International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) welcomes the news that Egyptian lawyer, Malek Adly has been released from pre-trial detention, but calls on Egypt to drop all charges against him and ensure a prompt, effective and impartial investigation into any complaints of torture and ill-treatment experienced during the period Mr Adly was held in solitary confinement, which exceeded 100 days...

Thursday, 1 September 2016 Thursday, 1 September 2016