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ahmed ragheb

Ahmed Ragheb

HRD & Founder
National Community for Human Rights and Law (NCHRL)

Ahmed Ragheb is an Egyptian lawyer and founder of the National Community for Human Rights and Law (NCHRL). The defender works to promote and protect human rights through NCHRL and in his capacity as a lawyer.

A significant crackdown on civil society in Egypt has been taking place since 2014. HRDs face an extremely challenging situation due to restrictions imposed on civil society and peaceful public gatherings and protests, travel bans, the arrest and sentencing of HRDs, bloggers, journalists and protesters, as well as an ongoing smear campaign against human rights groups.