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Global solidarity with Egypt prisoners of conscience
Take action in the global solidarity with rights prisoners in Egypt by organizing awareness events and supporting our online campaigning calling on Egyptian authorities to release detainees, sharing stories of detainees, and other advocacy materials on civic space in Egypt.
We will post updates on Events, social media mobilization, and activities here.
So, share your solidarity efforts with us or contact us for more info.
Tweets and posts to share
You’ll find here social media posts, graphics and videos under each profile of individuals arbitrarily detained in Egypt simply for peacefully exercising their human rights.
Join us and support our online campaigning calling on Egyptian authorities to release detainees and share their stories. #FreeThemAll #FreeCivicSpace ahead of #COP27 @copcivicspace
URGENT CALL TO ACTION: WHITE OUT NOVEMBER 10
ANNOUNCEMENT OF NOVEMBER 10 DAY OF SOLIDARITY We are announcing an urgent call for a Global Day of Solidarity with Egypt’s political prisoners on Thursday, November 10, 2022, during the UN Climate Change Conference (COP 27) in Sharm El-Sheikh. On Thursday, we join a growing number of civil society organizations, activists, and public figures in […]
“#FreeThemAll!” This was the chanting of more than 200 Harvard students during stands in solidarity with political prisoners in Egypt and with Palestinian prisoners.
COP27 & Human Rights: Solidarity with Egyptian Prisoners of Conscience
Dipti Bhatnager, Climate Justice Co-ordinator, Friends of the Earth International
Omar Robert Hamilton, novelist and filmmaker
Chaired by Samer Abdelnour, University of Edinburgh
FI FILES: COP27 AMID A HUMAN RIGHTS CRISIS
No climate justice without open civic space!
Yasmin Omar (she/her), International human rights lawyer, UN and Regional Mechanisms Manager at the Committee for Justice (CFJ).
Ahmed Salem, co-founder and executive director of Sinai Foundation for Human Rights
Nour Khalil (he/him), Human Rights Defender, Lawyer, Researcher, specialized Consultant in immigration and asylum policies and issues, and Executive Director of the Refugees Platform in Egypt (RPE)
No climate justices without open civic space
PUBLISHED COMMENTARY & ANALYSIS
COP27 in Sharm El Sheikh, Sinai: an opportunity to break the silence on gross human rights violations against indigenous peoples and marginalization for decades
At COP27 in Sharm El Sheikh, Governments and independent civil society have a real opportunity to highlight the suffering of […]
COP27: The intersections of climate change, forced displacement and human rights
The Refugees Platform in Egypt (RPE), in conjunction with Egypt’s hosting of the 27th session of the Climate Conference – […]
Egypt’s Misuse of Counter-terrorism Measures Casts Shadow over COP27
Published by Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies on October 26, 2022 In the weeks running up to the United […]
Commentary and Analysis Submissions
The Egyptian Human Rights Coalition on COP27 website publishes commentaries and analysis in English and Arabic written by experts and authors from around the world who are working on issues related to Human Rights, civil society freedom and environmental mobilization around COP27. The submissions must be original, timely, and offer evidence-based analysis of current affairs that intersect with COP27.
You can submit articles through the form below. If we are considering your article/pitch for publication, it will be assessed by our editors on its merits: does it offer a clear and coherent analysis of the issue you are addressing?
All contributors will be able to provide a short bio offering information about their affiliation, research, and expertise (if they want). This bio will appear at the end of their published article(s).
Please check the conditions below before you decide to submit.
How to Make a Submission
- Please keep the length of articles between 1000-1500 words. You can submit your post as a Word file.
- Please check previous contributions written on the topic you are analyzing; ensure your article complements and moves the debate in a new direction rather than duplicates it.
- Please make sure that the facts or statistics you mention are supported by research or data and include a primary reference in the form of a hyperlink. You can also use footnotes to provide context and explanation for your article.
For all the material published on the commentaries and analysis section of the Egyptian Human Rights Coalition on COP27 website, copyright remains with the Committee for Justice (CFJ).