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Egyptian Human Rights Organization Calls for Amending the Laws to Conform to International Conventions

Hafez Abu Seada, the representative of the Egyptian Human Rights Organization, called for amending the laws to be more compatible with the international laws and covenants of universal human rights. He warned of sending the report on the human rights situation in Egypt to the United Nations in February 2010 without improving that situation so as to avoid dire consequences.

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More Demonstrations at AUC Demanding the Release of Captured Film Director

Students and professors have demonstrated on the American University campus for the second consecutive day, demanding the release of human rights activist and film director Philip Rizq, their post-graduate colleague who was captured by the security forces last Friday when he was taking part in a march organized by Egyptian and foreign activists to the Gaza Strip to support the people of the sector.