Egypt’s Unprecedented Crackdown on EIPR

Source: The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy

Author(s): TIMEP

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Since its founding in 2002, the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) has served as one of the country’s leading knowledge producers, legal aid providers, and human rights organizations. Through its documentation, research, and legal and advocacy work, it has supported and influenced the work of other domestic and international organizations, informed policymakers around the world, and lent its expertise to the Egyptian government on key issues, including health. A recent and unprecedented escalation against the organization threatens to have reverberating implications not only for EIPR, but civil society and the right to freedom of association at large.

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