Latest in Tag: Discrimination Highlight
Latest in Tag: Discrimination
Nouran Hassanein applied for job at German company, but was subject to discrimination on account of her wearing hijab
I have no less than 50 friends and acquaintances, all in their 50s and early 60s, with impressive experiences and CVs, yet who cannot find steady work. Perhaps a part of the issue is, some may have unrealistic salary expectations. But the vast majority? It is age discrimination.
Zero Discrimination Day is universal in nature and aims to highlight issues related to all forms of discrimination. The celebration calls on people worldwide to support the rights of everyone to live a life without stigma or discrimination, regardless of their origin, gender, or their serostatus.
We demand world to denounce terrorism, says President to Yazidi activist Nadia Mourad
Constitution stipulates establishment of independent commission for that purpose
Egypt’s choice is to remain a nation for diversity, pluralism, and peaceful coexistence, says Shoukry
Constitution guarantees equality among citizens; laws yet to be implemented
Diana Aketch, a Kenyan beautician in Nairobi is handing out free wigs to cancer patients who are losing their hair due to chemotherapy. Her goal is to aid survivors to recover and battle cancer related discrimination.
Eleven organisations, including the New Woman Foundation, Nazra for Feminist Studies, and El Nadeem Centre for Rehabilitation of Victims of Violence, issued a joint statement condemning the continued exclusion of women from judicial positions at the council
Chinese authorities’ action is a strong insult: Dar El-Eftaa press release
“There is no such crime as preaching in Egyptian law,” says defence lawyer
Homosexuality “is deterioration of human rights”, says Al-Azhar
138 excluded prosecutors demand right to judiciary career without discrimination
Strikers to meet Petroleum Minister, seeking unified regulations
Press briefing emphasises domestic, public, and state violence against women
Association warned against shut downs and converting hotels to shelters for outlaws, thus loss of investments worth EGP 10bn
Government does not protect rights and freedoms, says researcher
T3ayosh wants to prevent the discrimination it says HIV patients face in the healthcare industry
Incitement of violence should be criminalised, report says
State Department report highlights the main issues threatening religious freedom in Egypt
A couple of weeks ago I wrote an article right here on sectarianism in Egypt. The feedback I got was a wave of phone calls and emails all acknowledging the existence of sectarianism. In fact, there are some who called me and expressed their relief that finally we are talking about our sectarian problems without …
Ever since the ousting of Mubarak and the rise of the Islamic elite represented by the Muslim Brotherhood, the Salafis and other groups, the question of morality has always been on the table. The Islamists, like any other political force that identifies itself with religion, believe that the root of all ills of society is …
Racism and discrimination has long been a problem in Egypt, particularly for Sudanese who have come to Egypt seeking a better life.
Amid a crackdown on houses of worship, incidents of persecution, accusations of contempt of religion and the rejection of their political party, Egyptian Shi’as are no longer a forgotten community in Egypt. After the 25 January Revolution, Egyptian Shi’as sought to have more freedom in the new era. Hence, they were brought under scrutiny. Daily News Egypt investigates the Egyptian Shi’as file; their quest for more freedom, their attempts to enter the political arena, their demands for the new constitution, and Al-Azhar’s response to their activities
North Sinai governor claims shooting was not religiously motivated, while conflicting reports claim otherwise
Minister promises that film about religious discrimination can be made without changes
Presidency studies international NGO reports addressing human rights violations in Egypt
Sudanese and East Asian refugees protest, demand resettling outside Egypt
Authorities considering defining attack against minority as “domestic terrorism”
Controversial debates over religious aspects of constitution only further isolate Egypt’s Copts