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15 Zamalek Ultras released from custody

  /  September 18, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

‘We will continue to struggle for the remaining 39 detained members’, group

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UN fact-finding committee to focus on human rights defenders: CIHRS

  /  September 18, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Cairo-based human rights group calls on UNHRC to hand Syrian file to International Criminal Court

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In Pictures: Little Damascus of Cairo

  /  September 18, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  No Comments

Syrian refugees in 6th of October City create a market of Syrian goods and food

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Proposed amendments to Prisons’ Law ‘disappointing’: EIPR

  /  September 18, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Recently proposed changes “more cosmetic than substantive,” rights group says.

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Dissolution of Ultras group delayed

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

Court yet to rule on Mortada Mansour’s call to designate Ultras group a terrorist organisation

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Al-Azhar students sentenced to 5 years

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

49 detained students on hunger strike to demand freedom

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Amnesty International urges Egypt to withdraw NGO law

  /  September 11, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Amnesty International says Egyptian authorities “have now proposed even more repressive legislation”

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On-campus political activities banned: Education minister

  /  September 11, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Minister of Higher Education says rule banning on-campus political activities is to be applied “firmly”

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Hunger striking activists to continue NCHR sit-in

  /  September 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Activists demand cancellation of Protest Law and the release of all political prisoners

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Cairo University steps-up ‘security measures’

  /  September 7, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Cairo University prepares for academic year by removing graffiti deemed offensive to the military and police

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Detained Al-Azhar students begin hunger strikes

  /  September 7, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

A group of detained Al-Azhar students join dozens of detainees in open-ended hunger strikes until release

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Prison responsible for hunger striker’s health: ECESR

  /  September 3, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Hunger strikers face deteriorating health conditions

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Cairo University to ban politically affiliated student groups

  /  September 1, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

NGO describes Cairo University ban and recent arrest of Alexandrian professor “violation of academic freedom”

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Ultras White Knights members detained after protest

  /  August 31, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

At least 30 Ultras White Knights members handed 15 days preventative detention, says group leader

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Sanaa Seif announces open-ended hunger-strike

  /  August 29, 2014  /  Politics  /  3 Comments

No Military Trials for Civilians member and sister of Alaa Abdel Fattah joins tens of other prisoners in open-ended hunger-strike after her father’s death

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Anti-Coup Alliance announces another week of protests

  /  August 29, 2014  /  Politics  /  2 Comments

Group announces a new wave of protests under the slogan “The Voice of the Oppressed is a Revolution”

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A year behind bars: Mohamed Soltan

and   /  August 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

American citizen arrested in the wake of Rabaa clearing

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Libyan militant group accuses Egypt of Tripoli air raids

  /  August 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Fajr Libya accuses Egypt of striking Tripoli with military warplanes, Egyptian foreign ministry denies responsibility in a statement

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El-Serify put under “probationary measures” over hunger strike

  /  August 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

Hunger striking Karima El-Serify to be put under “probationary methods”, which family and friends say is a way to pressure her to end hunger strike

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Israel assassinates senior Hamas officials

  /  August 21, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  No Comments

Israel kills three Hamas officials, Mohamed Abu Shamala, Raed Al-Attar, and Mohamed Barhum.

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Human rights groups demand access to Gaza from Israel, Egypt

  /  August 20, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Israel and Egypt have denied human rights organisations Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch entry into Gaza to investigate violations

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Gaza fighting resumes as truce collapses

  /  August 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Israel recalls its negotiators from Cairo and resumes airstrikes on Gaza Strip, Al-Qassam Brigades say Israel has opened “the gates of hell” onto itself

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Rabaa 1-year anniversary sees increasing detentions

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

Daqahleya police arrest two people for distributing video footage of the Rabaa Al-Adaweya and Nahda dispersals. Abdeen Court denies anniversary protesters’ appeal

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Egyptians in Libyan-Tunisian border evacuated

  /  August 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

500 more Egyptians slated to leave Egypt Monday after fleeing Libyan-Tunisian border area, while poorer Egyptians remain

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The ‘revolution’ continues: Massacres, violence and counting deaths

  /  August 14, 2014  /  Opinion  /  1 Comment

“So when people ask me how I’m doing… how am I supposed to respond? How am I supposed to feel? What exactly am I supposed to tell them about? About the death that we saw read the rest…

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Egypt, Russia to coordinate in ‘combating terrorism’

  /  August 13, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Presidents Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi and Vladimir Putin say military cooperation will continue

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Egyptian government responds to HRW Rabaa report

  /  August 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Egyptian government questions accuracy and timing of the Human Rights Watch Rabaa report and accuses HRW of violating international law

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Anti-Coup Alliance calls for ‘new revolutionary wave’

  /  August 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

One year has passed since the violent dispersal of the Rabaa and Al-Nahda sit-ins; Anti-Coup Alliance calls for more protests

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Foreign ministry denies Rafah border closure

  /  August 11, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Egypt claims it has allowed over 7,500 people to pass through the Rafah border crossing; Gaza residents say border “practically closed”

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Public prosecution in need of reform for effective justice system: EIPR

  /  August 10, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Reform of prosecution would be first step towards ensuring judiciary independence, says EIPR study

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