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Prosecutor general orders release of 45 students for Eid

  /  July 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Others with health, humanitarian issues will be pardoned

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Bleak outlook for Egyptian ceasefire initiative as Gaza conflict continues

and   /  July 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  11 Comments

IDF resumes airstrikes after brief pause, rocket fire continues from Gaza

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UN Secretary General urges Al-Sisi’s help for Palestine ceasefire

  /  July 10, 2014  /  Politics  /  2 Comments

Secretary General encourages Egypt to open Rafah Crossing

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Egypt has witnessed catastrophic decline in human rights: Amnesty International

  /  July 3, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  6 Comments

Rights group says rampant torture, arbitrary arrests, and detentions signal sharp decline in rights in the year following Morsi ouster

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Anti-Coup leaders arrested in ‘barbaric raids’: Brotherhood

  /  July 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Muslim Brotherhood claims arrests designed to create “outright conflict and violent confrontation”

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Minya death sentences ‘a staggering violation of international human rights’: UN

  /  July 1, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Largest confirmed death sentence in Egypt’s history continues to draw international condemnation

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Al-Jazeera sentences an ‘appalling attack on press freedom’: IFEX

  /  June 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Rights network calls for immediate release of journalists

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Trial of 24 activists postponed until 13 September

and   /  June 29, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  5 Comments

Activists arrested during a march against the Protest Law in Heliopolis

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4 police officers killed in Sinai

  /  June 29, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Second attack raises Saturday’s death toll to 6

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Egypt, Ethiopia to form joint committee on Renaissance Dam

  /  June 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Egyptian FM calls agreement “new chapter” in relationship between the two countries

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51 arrested during Friday protests

  /  June 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

A number of protesters allegedly caught with Molotovs, fireworks

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Al-Jazeera ruling ‘disturbing sign for the future of the Egyptian press’: Rights groups

  /  June 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  7 Comments

Local and international rights groups quick to condemn “politically orchestrated” trial

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Nazra condemns targeting, detention of women’s rights activists

  /  June 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Group says arrests due to women’s legitimate activities in the defense of human rights.

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Minya verdict ‘heinous crime unprecedented in history’: MB

  /  June 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Brotherhood hits back at judiciary over death sentence for 183 alleged Islamists

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Minya death sentences represent ‘travesty of justice’: Rights groups

  /  June 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  7 Comments

Judge upholds death sentences for 183 alleged MB members as rights group condemn “new purge of opposition”

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Foreign Ministry warns Israel on military operations

  /  June 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The Egyptian Foreign Ministry warned its Israeli counterparts Thursday against ongoing military operations in the occupied Palestinian territories, citing concerns over the “repercussions of continuing Israeli military operations”. The operations come as part of Israel’s read the rest…

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Lawsuit filed to end MOI search for Internet monitoring programs

  /  June 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Statement by rights groups and ‘concerned citizens’ says attempts to monitor web “unlawful and unconstitutional conduct”

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CPJ welcomes release of detained journalists

  /  June 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Rights watchdog urges President Al-Sisi to free 14 remaining detained journalists

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Egypt ranks 143 out of 162 countries in 2014 Global Peace Index

  /  June 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Egypt has “second biggest deterioration” in 2014 index

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EIPR releases damning report on health conditions in Egyptian prisons

  /  June 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Rights group finds living conditions, health care in prisons endanger detainees’ lives

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13 rights groups condemn seizure of ANHRI publication

  /  June 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Rights groups say seizure, arrest of printer new step in silencing independent voices

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8 rights groups demand investigation into juvenile detention facility

  /  June 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Allegations of torture, abuse by authorities at Kom Al-Deka facility

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Egyptian sentenced to 6 months for contempt of religion

  /  June 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Luxor teacher is the second to be jailed for contempt of religion this year

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Security forces confiscate issue of rights group’s publication

  /  June 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

AHNRI head says security forces claimed WASLA was Muslim Brotherhood-linked

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65 arrested during Friday protests: Interior ministry

  /  June 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

One police officer shot dead during dispersals

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Seven local NGOs release letter demanding medical treatment for hunger striking detainee

  /  June 11, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  23 Comments

Groups say Egyptian government’s refusal to send Mohamed Soltan to hospital is contrary to UN laws

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Amnesty International, Human Rights watch urge Al-Sisi to address ‘rights crisis‘

  /  June 10, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  18 Comments

Statement tells new president not to “ignore worst situation in decades”

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Al-Arish port control transferred to military

  /  June 10, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  22 Comments

Former interim President Adly Mansour issued presidential decree last week citing security concerns

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Interior ministry arrests student accused of leaking exam answers

  /  June 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  19 Comments

Student allegedly used Facebook to transmit answers for matriculation exams

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Fahmy meets with Mahmoud Abbas in Cairo

  /  June 8, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  15 Comments

Palestinian president in Cairo for Al-Sisi inauguration

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