Tag Archives: Administrative Court

Victory for Human and Women’s Rights The Administrative Court accepted Samira Ibrahim’s Lawsuit against the SCAF to stop the virginity tests

(Cairo, December 28, 2011) ECWR welcomes the ruling of the Administrative Court which accepted Samira Ibrahim’s lawsuit of the 27th of December 2011. The court orders that the execution of the procedure of virginity tests on girls inside military prisons be stopped, and accepted Ms. Ibrahim’s appeal against the SCAF: she underwent the virginity tests after her rest in the … Continue reading

Posted in News, Press release | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Broken Justice in Egypt

ECWR was shocked when it received the decision of the State Council, Egypt’s Administrative Court, to defer the appointment of female judges, although consensus of the Special Council was reached, allowing women to be appointed to judicial positions. The State Council attributed reason for the delay in approving the appointment of female judges to regulation problems, including a lack of … Continue reading

Posted in Letters, News, Press release | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Second Monitoring Press Release: Shura Elections

The Administrative Court acknowledged the Right of NGOs to Monitor; Found New Inventions of Election rigging The Administrative Courts issued a ruling on the 1st of June, 2010 in case No 34703/64, which gave “the right to NGOs to monitor the election process in accordance with principals of transparency, integrity, and the establishment of democracy.” A complaint was filed by … Continue reading

Posted in News, Press release | Tagged , , | Leave a comment