Egypt: Rights, Regression and Repression for the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Pre-sessions

Source: Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights

Author(s): Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights

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The factsheet is branded as a jointed CESR-EIPR publication Eight years after the 2011 popular uprising in Egypt, the demands for economic and social justice at the heart of the unrest remain unfulfilled. In assessing the human rights situation in Egypt in 2013, the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights raised concerns that Egypt was not adequately investing in economic, social and cultural rights, and that low budgetary allocations coupled with wide disparities in the provision of essential public services had resulted in retrogression in the effective enjoyment of these rights, especially for disadvantaged groups. 

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