Cairo – July 12th, 2012
The National Coalition for Media Freedom launches the proposed constitutional articles initiative to ensure civil rights and liberties in the new constitution on Thursday 14/6/2011 afternoon in the Lawyers Syndicate.
The initiative, titled “Freedom is the origin”, includes 25 proposed constitutional articles that form the basic freedoms system and civil rights which embody January 25 revolution’s aspirations and consistent with the provisions and standards of international human right.
Rajaei al-Merghani; the coalition general coordinator, declared that the coordinating committee of the coalition approved the document “Freedom is the Origin” out of the coherence and interdependence between the media freedoms and otherforms of freedom as the individual and public ones which provide them with the reasons for cohesion and protection.
Al-Merghani confirmed that he had and will support drafting a national democratic constitution that reflects the consensus of all sects on the basis of a civil state which is a main entitlement that guarantees the end of many images of chaos, division and aggression on the citizens political and social rights.
Al-Merghani expressed his hope that the initiative will contribute to enrich the desired societal dialogue about guarantees of liberty in the new social contract and to be of help to the constitutional legislator to accomplish this important task in a way that meets people’s aspirations and goals of the revolution.