On 21 September 2014 Ms. Mahienour El-Massry was released following the decision of the Alexandria Appeals Court to suspend her sentence after accepting her lawyer’s request to suspend her sentence. The Manshia Misdemeanor Court in Alexandria had originally… Read More
Leyla Yunus’ lawyers have been denied access to her for the second day in a row. Her lawyers are extremely concerned for her health. They issued the following statement which is the strongest to date: “Everything has its… Read More
The Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition has grave concerns for the wellbeing of Ms Sanaa Seif, a prominent Egyptian Woman Human Rights Defender, who began a hunger strike on 28 August 2014 to protest the Protest and… Read More
The Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition (WHRDIC) condemns the violent attack on woman human rights defender Hana Shams Ahmed allegedly by the Bangalee Somo Odhikar Andolon (BSOA) group and is alarmed by the failure of police to… Read More
June 30 2014, the Women Human Rights Defender International Coalition strongly condemn the assassination of Ms. Salwa Bouguiguis, prominent Libyan human rights lawyer and woman human rights defender. From a statement by the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) and the International… Read More
The Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition (WHRDIC) condemns the arrest of seven women human rights defenders in Cairo on 21st June 2014. Yara Sallam, Sanaa Seif, Hanan Mustafa Mohamed, Salwa Mihriz, Samar Ibrahim, Nahid Sherif (known as… Read More
UPDATE 4 September 2014: NGOs call upon UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, the EU for more active role Bangkok, Thailand- 10 Human rights organisations have signed a joint statement calling for action of the United Nations High… Read More
The WHRDIC condemns the violent attack by extremist groups on the women’s rights organization, Society Without Violence, in Armenia on 15 April 2014.