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Carter Center shuts down Egypt office

  /  October 16, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Former US president says Egypt currently “not conductive to genuine democratic elections”

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Global civil society insists Egypt release activists

  /  October 16, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Group says “current state of civil society in Egypt is dire”

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Tensions between students and security forces rise

and   /  October 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Six Al-Azhar University students arrested, private security company clash with students, personnel withdrawn

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In Pictures: Riot police surround universities as students clash with private security company

and   /  October 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

  Students in university campuses across Egypt held protests Sunday condemning the arrest of fellow students, clashing with members of private security company Falcon. The company’s personnel retreated from their positions as they were chased read the rest…

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Interior ministry and US embassy responsible for hunger striker’s life: Family

  /  October 10, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Detainee Mohamed Soltan, on hunger strike for over 255 days, is in ICU due to quickly deteriorating health conditions

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Protesters commemorate Maspero massacre anniversary

  /  October 10, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Three years have passed since military killed 27 people in front of the Maspero building

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Political detainee’s health condition ‘dangerous’

  /  October 3, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Activist Ahmed Douma is transferred to hospital after judge repeatedly refused

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Egypt should respect convention of children rights: Human Rights Monitor

  /  October 3, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

13 year-old detainee’s health deteriorates after hunger strike, security forces arrest five more minors

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Egypt to co-host ‘Gaza reconstruction’ conference

  /  October 3, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Foreign ministry says conference “aims to install and strengthen foundations of the ceasefire agreement”

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Misr Al-Qawia and Tayyar Al-Masry parties merge

  /  October 2, 2014  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

“It’s time to start a new phase,” parties say

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Students acquitted after 9-month detention

  /  October 2, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Seven Al-Azhar students to be released after innocence is proven

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Shoukry discusses Gaza plans in New York

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

Egyptian and Norwegian foreign ministers plan upcoming Gaza reconstruction conference

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Obama should criticise Egypt crackdown: HRW

  /  September 25, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Human Rights Watch says Obama should speak out on widespread jailing of political opponents, mass death sentences, security forces impunity

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‘Our aim is to build a new Egypt’: Al-Sisi UN speech

  /  September 25, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Al-Sisi seeking to build “civil democratic state”

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Hunger striking activist’s trial postponed

  /  September 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Mohamed Soltan to remain in detention until 11 October

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Gaza talks continue despite West Bank killings

  /  September 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Hamas says Israel is attempting to “avoid fulfilling the ceasefire agreements”

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Israeli and Palestinian factions begin ‘preliminary negotiations’

  /  September 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

First round of indirect talks since August ceasefire agreement

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Activists join international hunger strike campaign

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

Increasing number of activists in Egypt and abroad begin hunger-strikes in solidarity with Egyptian detainees

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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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