UN ECOSOC Members Approved Coptic Solidarity for Accreditation After 7 Year Obstruction

By Coptic Solidarity – Christian News Wire – (Washington, DC) December 8, 2022 Yesterday, December 7, Member States of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) voted for nine [...]


ECOSOC: States must end unjustified barriers to 9 civil society groups in upcoming vote

By Maithili Pai -ISHR – On Wednesday 7 December, ECOSOC Member States will be asked to vote on the accreditation of 9 NGOs that have been arbitrarily blocked from UN participation, [...]


Worst Violators Among sponsors of UN Resolution for Victims of Persecution

By Coptic Solidarity – Several countries introduced a resolution that the UN General Assembly adopted on May 28, 2019 making August 22 the International Day Commemorating the Victims of [...]


Sisi to attend 73rd UN General Assembly session: Diplomats

By Egypt Independent – Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will address the general debate of the 73rd session for the UN General Assembly, held from [...]


UN Human Rights Chief Denounces Egypt’s Media Intimidation

By POMED – On March 7, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein described the Egyptian government’s suppression of freedom of expression in [...]


US Report Says Egypt Falls Short on Rights

By The Associated Press (APNewsBreak) – Egypt is failing to protect free speech and its minorities, investigate abuses by its forces or grant U.S. monitors access to the conflict-ridden [...]


Human rights not just political, says Sisi

By Egypt Independent – Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi stated that human rights concepts shouldn’t be reduced to only political rights, but rather should be dealt with from a [...]


Bahey eldin Hassan meets UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and calls on the UN to take the lead in rebuilding failing Arab states and establish a UN monitoring mechanism on Egypt

By Bahey eldin Hassan – CIHRS –  Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN) Antonio Guterres met with the director of the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS) Bahey [...]


Tillerson: UN Human Rights Council must reform or US will leave

By Mark Hensch – The Hill –  Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is vowing that the U.S. will leave the United Nations’ Human Rights Council if the organization does not undertake [...]


‘UN failing religious minorities and Christian converts’

By World Watch Monitor – The suffering of persecuted Christians around the world is exacerbated by the failure of UN bodies to fulfill their obligations to uphold religious freedom, a [...]

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