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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

Delegate
Heinrich Böll Foundation

Member
National Commission on Human Rights

Ordinary Executive Member
EMHRN

Active Member
Westminster Foundation for Democracy Ltd

Board Member
Euro-Mediterranean Foundation of Support

Secretary
The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights

Web References (36 Total References)


admin | 40° North

www.marknoble.com [cached]

"The law is giving a cover to justify repression by all means," said Bahy Eddin Hassan, head of the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies, one of the local groups that had campaigned against the law.


Executive Committee of the EMHRN

www.euromedrights.net [cached]

Mr Bahey El-Din Hassan, Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS)P.O. Box 117 (Maglis El-Shaab)Cairo EgyptTel: +20 2 795 11 12 or +20 2 794 60 65, Fax: +20 2 792 19 13


The investigating bodies filed a petition ...

www.copticsolidarity.org [cached]

The investigating bodies filed a petition to Chief Judge Mohammed al-Shorbagi, Judge Mohammed Kamel Hasbo, and Judge Safaa eldin Abaza; requesting the assets of CIHRS to be frozen; including the assets of two CIHRS staff members and Director Bahey eldin Hassan, his wife and three children, two of whom are minors.

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Just two weeks after President al-Sisi assumed power, the Director of CIHRS, Bahey el-din Hassan, began receiving death threats later another member of CIHRS received a similar threat.
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Said Bahey Eldin Hassan, CIHRS director.


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.


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...

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