ANKH
Ankh association has been established by a group of activists from Egypt who have moved to France in recent years due to the difficult situation there. Our aim is to support minority rights in the Euromediterranean region.

Email: contact@ankhfrance.org

Phone 0033 6-24-00-38-99

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Eman and Hossam have been imprisoned in an underground cell for almost a year for criticizing the Egyptian government on social media.
Sign the petition to demand their immediate release!

 URGENT CALL 

Join ANKH and ACAT France to demand the release of Eman Al-Helw and Hossam Ahmed from Egyptian prisons. Check out our urgent call

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It is currently more dangerous to criticize the government in Egypt than at any time in the country’s recent history. Egyptians living under President al-Sisi are treated as criminals simply for peacefully expressing their opinions.

 statement 

All people have an equal right to live free from violence, persecution, discrimination, and stigma. International human rights law establishes legal obligations on States to ensure that every person, without distinction, can enjoy these rights. 

 URGENT CALL 

6 international Human Rights organizations call on Egypt to immediately release Human rights andLGBTIQ+ defenders Eman Al-Helw and Hossam Ahmad.

 statement 

Universal Periodic Review: STATEMENT CONCERNING LGBTIQ+ RIGHTS IN  Egypt

In this general context, the situation of LGBTIQ+ community has also worsen in the last 5 years.  Indeed, the number of people arrested annually and referred to trial in such cases increased five-fold in the period

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RISK OF SEXUAL TRANSMISSION OF HIV FROM A PERSON LIVING WITH HIV WHO

HAS AN UNDETECTABLE VIRAL LOAD

ANKH is proud to join @PreventionAC #UequalsU movement to declare people on effective HIV treatment can’t pass it on through sex

 URGENT CALL 

Arab Network for Knowledge about Human rights (ANKH) is writing with regards to the case of Eman Al-Helw, whom we are officially representing in Europe and writing on her behalf.

On 28 February 2019, Egyptian actress and activist Eman Al-Helw was arrested alongside over 70 others in an ongoing arrest campaign sparked by social media users’ criticism of the government and calls for protests in the aftermath of a deadly train crash at Ramses Station that killed 25 and injured 43.

 statement 

It was a striking choice for France to invite Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi to attend the 24-26 August G7 summit in Biarritz, for which the chosen theme is “the fight against inequality”

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Le 2 aout, l'OFII a officielement annoncé un changement de fonctionnement de la carte bancaire qui est donné aux demandeurs d'asile, afin de percevoir leur allocation.

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The resolution was adopted by a vote of 27 in favour, with 12 voting against and 7 abstentions.

 statement 

Les différents intervenants sont revenus sur la situation de Malak Al-Kashif, activiste égyptienne transsexuelle de 19 ans arrêtée pour avoir critiqué le régime sur Facebook. Depuis le 6 mars, elle a été emprisonnée, torturée et discriminée à la fois pour son identité de genre et ses opinions politiques. 

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We were very happy to participate in the panel discussion "Malak El Kashof between transphobia and freedom of expression".

 statement 

We, the undersigned human rights organizations, call on UN Special Rapporteurs, Members of the European Parliament, and representatives in national Parliaments of the European Union to urgently intervene and communicate with the Egyptian authorities to immediately release jailed activist Malak Al-Kashif

Events

Apéro-découverte Association ANKH
pin La Colonie
Points of Life exhibition
Grenoble
Egypt: Urgent appeal for the release of Malak Al-Kashif
ligue des droits de l'homme
Malak Al-Kashif between transphobia and freedom of expression
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