Ibrahim founded the Ibn Khaldun Center for Development Studies
in Cairo and the Arab Organization for Human Rights.
Egypt's police and armed forces were fully committed to international human rights standards during the August 14 break up sit-ins at Rab Al-Adaweya and Nahda Square, according to a report published by Ibn Khaldun Center for Development Studies
The part that does reads: Founder and chairman of the Ibn Khaldun Center for Development Studies
, an independent research institute promoting democratization, government accountability, minority rights, and political and social development in Egypt and the wider Middle East; founder of the Arab Organization of Human Rights; advisor to the Project on Middle East Democracy; human rights activist, democracy advocate and political dissident.
The 66-year-old sociologist, the founder and director of the Ibn Khaldun Center for Development Studies
at the American University of Cairo, paid for his years of activism and dissent with a jail term in an Egyptian prison.
Professor Saad Eddin Ibrahim (63 years old), a well-known professor of sociology, is one of the leading advocates of democratic reform in Egypt and founder of the Ibn Khaldun Center for Development Studies
(ICDS), which is based in Cairo.
Among the major meetings were: the Symposium on the Gulf War: Historic Roots and Future Expectations, 2-3 March 1991, Tunis; The Gulf Crisis and its Ramifications for the Arab World, Beirut Center for Arab Unity Studies, Cairo, 21-22 April 1991;Symposium on the Gulf Crisis and the Future of the Arab World, Ibn Khaldun Center for Development Studies
, Cairo, 28-30 April 1991; and Second Pan-Arab National Conference, 27-29 May 1991, Amman.
CAIRO: An outspoken critic of the ousted regime, Saad Eddin Ibrahim, head of the Ibn Khaldun Center for Development Studies
in Cairo, draws parallels between Hosni Mubarak's reign and that of the military.