Filing complaints of violations of the right to drinking water: a guide

April 17, 2015

Violations of the right to drinking water in all the governorates of Egypt continuously take place in different shapes, whether in terms of access to

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The right to water in Egypt

December 11, 2014

Water is a severely limited resource in Egypt.  Most people in cities have access to water, though not on a regular basis (with cuts of

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Egypt: Forced to allow coal

December 11, 2014

In the last year, in Egypt the cement industry has orchestrated a very strong push to switch their factories from natural gas to coal. In February 2014 during a public lecture ...

Habi supports demand to enshrine human rights in 2015 climate agreement

December 11, 2014

The Habi Center for Environmental Rights supports the call on the ministers meeting in Lima to enshrine ‘human rights for all’ in the next year’s global climate agreement. In an open ...
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Court clears accusations of thuggery against residents of Arab Abu Saa’id

December 10, 2014

Court clears the residents of Arab Abu Saa'id from their accusation of thuggery against the Helwan Fertilizer  Company  On 11/29/2014, the misdemeanor ruled on a peaceful protest case the Helwan Fertilizer ...

Dams, Rivers and Rights: An Action Guide for Communities Affected by Dams

June 19, 2014

Around the world, people are rising up against big dams.  They are fighting to protect their rivers and their livelihoods from new dams.  They are demanding compensation for problems caused ...

Children and the environment: Legal protection

April 3, 2014

The children are usually the first victim of environmental damage , whether sfrom environmental contamination or from degradation of environmental resources , because children are still in the formative stage ...

International conventions on the right information, participation and litigation

April 3, 2014

International conventions on the right information, participation and litigation This booklet deals with how environmental rights relate to other rights, how the right to access of resources relates to different ...

Environmental Rights and Asbestos

April 2, 2014

When the Egyptian government decided to allow asbestos imports in 1999 the Habi Center for Environmental Rights and other organisations took this to court. This resulted in a court ruling ...

People’s rights and genetically modified foods in Egypt

February 6, 2014

The report is divided into three main parts dealing with the first of the expected effects and potential damage to the introduction of genetically modified crops into the Egyptian environment, ...

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