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Mr. Bahey Hassan Eldin

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Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies

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Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies

Argo House Kilburn Park Road

London, London NW6 5LF

United Kingdom

Company Description

The Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS) is an independent regional non-governmental organization founded in 1993. It aims at promoting respect for the principles of human rights and democracy, analyzing the difficulties facing the application ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Deputy Interior Minister
Human Rights

Affiliations

Board Member
EuroMed Human Rights Foundation

Board Member
Euro-Mediterranean Foundation of Support

Delegate
Heinrich Böll Foundation

Secretary
The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights

Member
National Commission on Human Rights

Ordinary Executive Member
EMHRN

Active Member
Westminster Foundation for Democracy Ltd

Web References (200 Total References)


Rhetorical Acrobatics and Reputations | Middle East Research and Information Project

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The appointment of human rights activists Bahey al-Din Hassan and Hafiz Abu Saada adds a degree of credibility to the council.

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Hassan is head of the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies.
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Although the appointments of Hassan and Abu Saada failed to placate civil society activists, their presence on the council suggests that it is outside the government's control -- and they are, in fact, considered the dissident members.
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An investigation in the English-language al-Ahram Weekly traced the germ of the council's development to Paris, where Abu Saada had pitched the idea to the president's chief of staff, Zakariyya 'Azmi, in March 2000. [6] In the same article, other activists denounced the potential ramifications for human rights NGOs, but Hassan indicated that the council was a positive step.
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[9] Others argue that Hassan and Abu Saada "lost their independence" when they joined the NCHR. [10] For their part, Abu Saada and Hassan defend their membership.
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[9] Others argue that Hassan and Abu Saada "lost their independence" when they joined the NCHR. [10] For their part, Abu Saada and Hassan defend their membership.
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[11] Hassan makes similar arguments. [12] The argument over cooptation even reached the NCHR's chairman, who brushes away the criticisms.
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Bahey al-Din Hassan, who was traveling, contends that this maneuver is increasingly consistent with how the body operates in general. Two days after the report's release, Hassan said: "The report was adopted at a meeting convened on short notice and sent to the president without making it available for its members to read it.
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[12] Interviews with Bahey al-Din Hassan, February 26, 2004 and December 16, 2004.
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Interview with Hassan, December 16, 2004.


COPTIC ASSEMBLY OF AMERICA - Amid criticism, Egypt orders reissuing of TV satellite uplink licenses ahead of November vote

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Bahey el-Din Hassan, director of the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies said el-Fiqi's measure is intended to give government media "a monopoly on live broadcasts."

"Gradually, we will see opposition silenced and the space for a media blackout increase," Hassan told The Associated Press.


Erin Kilbride - Muftah

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Bahey Edin Hassan, founder and general director of the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies, delivered a speech before the European Parliament Human...


Omani Human Rights Defender Detained...Again

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Bahey Edin Hassan, founder and general director of the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies, delivered a speech...


Bahey Edin Hassan, founder ...

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Bahey Edin Hassan, founder and general director of the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies, delivered a speech...

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