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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 Sisi to deport foreign detainees

  /  November 13, 2014  /  Politics  /  3 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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Rights groups condemn jurisdiction of military courts

  /  October 31, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

President decree could lead to the trial of thousands of civilians in military courts, says CIHRS

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Egypt prepares for Universal Periodic Review

  /  October 31, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Foreign ministry claims “great efforts” made, while rights group claim ‘dramatic deterioration’ in human rights

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Court releases 26 Ultras White Knights detainees

  /  October 30, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Football fans found innocent after being charged with breaking Protest Law

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Dramatic deterioration of human rights: EIPR

  /  October 30, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Rights groups invite government to discuss human rights abuses as Egypt’s Universal Periodic Review approaches

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More students arrested as academics condemn crackdown

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

Around 230 students arrested since the beginning of academic year, whereabouts of some remain unknown

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Activists and groups call for release of Mahmoud Mohamed

  /  October 24, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Groups demand immediate release of 18-year-old arrested on 25 January

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UK review clears terrorism links: Brotherhood Press Office

  /  October 24, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Review clears group of “any links to acts of terrorism” adding trend of leaks meant to “manipulate” findings

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Shoukry heads to Algeria for Libya crisis discussions

  /  October 23, 2014  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

Foreign Minister to meet with Algerian counterpart to discuss Libya Crisis

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Ajnad Misr claims responsibility for university blast

  /  October 23, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Students Against Coup blame regime, adding it will further repress students

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Carter Center shuts down Egypt office

  /  October 16, 2014  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

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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