Prominent Egyptian lawyer wins human rights prize


CAIRO – A well known Egyptian human legal rights attorney has received a european prize for her perform symbolizing political prisoners and torture victims also as advocating for women’s rights.

Ragia Omran was chosen from between fifteen rights defenders from across the world to receive the Franco-German Prize for Human Legal rights plus the Rule of Regulation. The German and French embassies in Cairo declared the award earlier this week, and will present it to Omran on Dec. 10.

Several Egyptian rights activists have already been regarded in the latest months for his or her function amid an unprecedented crackdown on dissent.

Since the armed forces overthrew an elected Islamist president in 2013, Egypt has jailed tens of countless numbers of dissidents, banned all unauthorized protests, restricted civil culture groups and blocked many websites.