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Revolutionary groups vow escalation as death toll increases

  /  January 26, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Human Rights Watch demands that prosecutors investigate excessive use of force; student protesters say yesterday was an “accomplishment”

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In Pictures: Memories of the 25 January Revolution

  /  January 24, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

At this time four years ago, hundreds of thousands Egyptians took to the streets with various demands; an end to police brutality, bread, freedom, social justice, and eventually the fall of the regime. On 11 read the rest…

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Clashes in Alexandria leave minor killed

  /  January 23, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Student movements say they have begun protesting in preparation for anniversary 25 January Revolution

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Court orders Mubarak sons’ release

  /  January 22, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

The court “cancels” its earlier verdict, state-media says

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Detainees to be released for Police Day on 25 January: Interior ministry

  /  January 22, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Ministry says it will release prisoners in a “celebration of Police Day”

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Court orders retrial in ‘Abu Za’abal van’ case

  /  January 22, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

This is the very least that can be done for the families of the victims, and we can only hope for any ounce of justice in the retrial, lawyers say

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Security forces allegedly kill student in Giza protest

  /  January 17, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

“Not a month passes without a student getting killed,” SAC spokesperson says

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Egyptian judiciary is ‘independent’: Shoukry to Canadian FM

  /  January 16, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

The two ministers discuss developing economic relations in their Thursday meeting

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Hunger-striker moved to ‘disciplinary’ unit

  /  January 15, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Ibrahim Al-Yamany’s deteriorating health conditions cannot handle solitary confinement, detainee’s brother says

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Mouled Al-Nabwy celebrations

  /  January 13, 2015  /  Culture  /  No Comments

Hundreds celebrate the birth of the Prophet outside Al-Hussein Mosque in Donwtown Cairo

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Libya peace talks bound to fail: Analyst

  /  January 12, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Geneva talks between opposing Libyan political factions set to take place this week, UN says

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Authorties release Morsi’s aide Al-Qazzaz

  /  January 12, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Egyptian authorities never charged Al-Qazzaz, says advocate group

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The construction of Egyptian nationalism

  /  January 5, 2015  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

In Egypt, the military is trusted because of its construed Egyptian-ess, and all that is against the military is perceived as ‘non-Egyptian’ or ‘anti-Egyptian’.

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Student’s martyrdom icon for uprising: SAC

  /  January 2, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Mohamed has become the icon for the next wave of protests, under the slogan ‘January from anew’, Students Against the Coup spokesperson says

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400 detainees referred to ‘terrorism’ court circuit

  /  December 29, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Referral comes after series of other military court assignments, involving hundreds, the same month

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Gaza reconstruction aid on hold: Foreign Minister

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

Hamas accuses unity government of “not living up to its responsibilities in Gaza”

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Car crash kills 8, injures 31 on Ismailia desert road

  /  December 26, 2014  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

Number of road accidents in Egypt high compared to other countries, says ministry spokesperson

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Egyptian doctor’s daughter found dead in Libya

  /  December 26, 2014  /  Politics  /  2 Comments

Unidentified gunmen had killed parents of the girl two days earlier

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Azhar University expels 21 female students

  /  December 25, 2014  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

Students expelled for writing offensives slogans against police and military

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Over 10,000 people arrested for ‘rioting’ and ‘terrorism’ in 2014

  /  December 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Brotherhood “down to last bits”, says assistant to Minister of Interior

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Egyptian fisherman killed in Rea Sea collision with container ship

  /  December 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

At least eight fishermen are believed to be dead, many still missing

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Amnesty calls for medical treatment for Al-Qazzaz

  /  December 12, 2014  /  Politics  /  3 Comments

The former presidential aide has yet to receive surgery after 17 months in detention without charge or trial, group says

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Egypt authorities must end Sinai home demolitions: Amnesty

  /  November 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Ongoing wave of home demolitions and forced evictions amid media blackout must stop, group says

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78 Alexandria minors sentenced to prison-time

  /  November 27, 2014  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

Court sentences minors between 13-17 years to jail for alleged membership to Muslim Brotherhood

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Egypt authorities must combat FGM: HRW

  /  November 27, 2014  /  Politics  /  2 Comments

“Lack of investigations, prosecutions, and convictions fosters FGM,” group says

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UN ‘deeply concerned’ after court dismisses FGM case

  /  November 21, 2014  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

“There is no moral, religious or health reason to cut or mutilate any girl or woman,” UN says

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New decree allows Al-Sisi to deport foreign detainees

  /  November 13, 2014  /  Politics  /  4 Comments

Law could lead to release of detained foreign journalists

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Azhar student released after weeks of disappearance

  /  November 7, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Al-Azhar Student Union says their colleague was “kidnapped” by police in plainclothes

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US rights organisations urge Obama to take stand against Egypt’s NGO law

  /  November 7, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Organisations send letter to US president on Egypt’s “crackdown on NGOs” ,as the registration deadline for NGOs under “highly restrictive” law approaches

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Egypt human rights report ‘cynical’: Amnesty International

  /  November 6, 2014  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

Amnesty’s deputy director says Egypt’s UPR presentation was “pathetic attempt to cover up” human rights abuses

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