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Skirmishes back to ‘normal’ after peak in violence: Deputy governor

  /  July 3, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Sheikh Zuweid civilians continue to face losses as armed forces crackdown on “terrorists”

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Controversy increases over Muslim Brotherhood killings

  /  July 2, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Journalists claim to have been arrested outside Zeinhom morgue, while Interior Ministry says it arrested 21 more middle-ranking Brotherhood members

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Egypt recloses Rafah crossing

  /  June 26, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Authorities allow 1,158 people to cross, at least 10,000 people have signed up to travel outside Gaza

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EIPR supports call for CIA torture ‘accountability’

  /  June 25, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Groups stay that the US “has much to gain”, if it rejects impunity and provides “adequate redress to the dozens and dozens of people it so brutally abused”

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Egypt detains ‘record number’ of journalists: CPJ

  /  June 25, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Journalists beaten during arrest, forcibly disappeared, tortured and subjected to inhumane treatment in prison

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Israeli air force strikes Gaza after rocket hits Israel

  /  June 24, 2015  /  Politics, Region  /  No Comments

No injuries or deaths reported in both incidents

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20-year-old girl allegedly forcibly disappeared

  /  June 19, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Family and friends say security forces took Eman Gad on the first night of Ramadan

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South Korean activists stand in solidarity with Egyptian detainees

  /  June 19, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Protests are part of a wider call for international action in solidarity with Egyptian detainees

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Ministry of Interior responsible for detainee’s deteriorating health: Rights groups

  /  June 18, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

The 63-year-old suffered from overcrowding and excessive smoking in the police station

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Forcibly disappeared detainee found in Al-Aqrab Prison, administration denies

  /  June 11, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

A detainee sees Omar Mohamed in Al-Aqrab Prison, meanwhile whereabouts of Esraa El-Taweel and Suhaib Saad remain unknown

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Youth labour market conditions deteriorate by 2014: Population Council report

  /  June 11, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

More young people are discouraged to enter Egypt’s labour market,half of the youth who attended primary school cannot read, study finds

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Workers in Al-Sisi’s Egypt’s: Muted by promises of ‘development’

and   /  June 11, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The study stated that Egypt’s investment regime does not place legal restrictions on foreign investors regarding the transfer of profits outside Egypt, nor does it stipulate that investors should reinvest parts of their profits in the country.

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Clear escalation in enforced disappearances: Activists

  /  June 5, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Security forces in campaign of disappearances, arrests against people of all political leanings after 6 April calls for general strike and Arab Sharkas executions

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Lawyers to strike against police brutality

  /  June 4, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Police officer hit lawyer on the head with a shoe causing head injury, syndicate calls for strike

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Egypt bans local rights organisation director from travel

  /  June 2, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

“It is very telling that this should happen on the same day that Al-Sisi and his supporters are also going to Germany,” executive director Mohamed Lotfy said after ban

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Detention renewed for prominent Al-Azhar cleric

  /  June 2, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Al-Azhar cleric and his brothers are to be detained for 15 more days

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Politically involved students ‘forcibly’ disappeared

  /  June 1, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Ministry of Interior spokesperson denies the arrests

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‘Gaza is ‘paralysed’ when crossing closes: Rights worker

  /  May 30, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Egypt re-closes Rafah crossing after three-day opening

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Policeman accused of killing Sayed Belal acquitted

  /  May 29, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

State security officer, who will soon be released, is notorious for being accused of murder

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Prosecution renews Cairo University student detentions

  /  May 28, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Students accused of belonging to Students Against the Coup movement

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Egypt opens Rafah crossing for 3rd day after 3-month closure

  /  May 28, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Elderly woman is reported to have died while waiting to cross during heat wave of 46 degrees celsius

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Students resign union in protest of colleague’s death

  /  May 22, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Ain Shams University engineering students believe police killed Islam Salah Al-Din Atitu

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Alexandria military court hands sentences to 147 defendants, including minors

  /  May 22, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

EFACC says it is ready to oppose the military sentencing of children

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Academics banned from travelling without prior security approval

  /  May 22, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Travel approvals from security services are a clear constraint on academics and researchers, AFTE says

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HRW calls on EU not to endanger lives in military action against smugglers

  /  May 21, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

EU increasingly criticised for placing more efforts on militarising Mediterranean rather than saving migrants’ lives

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Ain Shams University student found dead on Fifth Settlement road

  /  May 21, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Students say Islam Salah Al-Din was taken by security forces after an exam on campus

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Egypt executions show ‘profound disregard for human rights’: ICJ

  /  May 19, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Days after executions, Egyptian courts postpone examination of lawsuit that demanded halt of capital punishment

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6th April plans June protest action

  /  May 19, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

“Things continue to go from bad to worse,” spokesperson says

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No recourse for peers of forcibly disappeared SAC spokesperson

  /  May 16, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Not the first time National Security take a Students Against the Coup movement member, spokesperson said

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Military factories announce development plans

  /  May 15, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Military to develop own vehicle production companies, statement says

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