Press Releases

December 2020

Statement on national efforts to promote and protect the rights of persons with disabilities in Egypt on the occasion of the International Day of persons with disabilities (3 December)

Since 1992, the international community has celebrated the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on the third of December of every year with the aim of promoting and raising awareness of the rights of persons with disabilities.

October 2020

The Project for remote consideration of Pretrial Detention Orders is an enhancement of the rights of pretrial detainees

The SSCHR has emphasized that the launch of the first phase of the implementation of the project for remote consideration of pretrial detention orders on October 18 is a result of the will to enhance the rights of pretrial detainees.

October 2020

The Advisory Body holds a meeting headed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs to prepare the first National Strategy for Human Rights in Egypt

Sameh Shoukry, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Chairman of the Supreme Standing Committee for Human Rights witnessed the Advisory Body’s meeting for the preparation of the National Strategy for Human Rights, which was held on October 17, 2020 at the headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

October 2020

Statement on the Egyptian efforts to realize the right to food on the occasion of celebrating World Food Day (October 16th)

Since 1981, the world has celebrated World Food Day on the sixteenth of October of each year and, on this occasion, the TS of the SSCHR prepared this report on the Egyptian efforts to realize the right to food.