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Supreme Court to judge constitutionality of Protest Law

  /  January 20, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

A decision to be reached within a month, says lawyer

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Calls for a ‘religious revolution’

  /  January 13, 2015  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

Al-Sisi’s call for a “religious revolution” was criticised, but was not followed by protests

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NGOs’ reports slam judicial, security and economic system of 2014

  /  January 4, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

“Decisions that affect the entire populations are made in a legislative vacuum, without transparency and in the absence of accountability mechanisms,” says EIPR

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Presidential pardon for Protest Law detainees expected: Human rights advocates

  /  January 3, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Expected on list include Ahmed Douma, Mohamed Soltan, Sanaa Seif, Yara Sallam

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Press Syndicate chairman’s controversial statements shed light on press dilemma

  /  December 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

“Inherited” press law “outdated” and “suspended”: Experts

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Human rights groups calls for ‘presidential palace’ trial defendants amnesty

  /  December 29, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Defendants handed two year sentences and two years of parole, after appealing earlier sentence of three years

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Court allows re-trial for police personnel convicted in military courts

  /  December 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Police were never subject to military trials in first place, experts say

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NGO requests permission to appeal constitutionality of presidential decree on vital facilities

  /  December 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Hundreds have been referred to military courts since the decree was issued in late October

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Over 150 arrested on charges of ‘debauchery’ since 30 June: EIPR

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

Bath house raid one of many cases of clampdown on homosexuality since ouster of former President Mohamed Morsi

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Takfiri terrorist groups among top causes of atheism: Dar Al-Ifta report

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

Observatory says social media provides a safer space for youth to express “rejection of religion”

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CIHRS director calls on government to revise Protest Law

  /  December 8, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

NGO discusses risks of protesting in Egypt before European Parliament

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Supreme Electoral Commission urges voters to verify data

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

Date for upcoming parliamentary elections yet to be set

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Anti-Coup Alliance condemns military trial verdict for 5 civilians

  /  September 10, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Five Building and Development Party leaders sentenced to one year in prison for passing through prohibited military zone

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Human rights group condemns killing of conscript

  /  September 8, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

CSF conscript was suspected beaten to death last week in North Sinai

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Lessons from the presidential elections: Egypt’s media and the upcoming parliamentary campaign

  /  September 3, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Mohamed Selim Better late than never. As every decision in Egypt is always overdue, regardless of the consequences and constitutional prerogatives, the parliamentary elections will eventually take place. The constitution stipulates, according to Article read the rest…

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What future awaits Egypt’s political parties?

  /  August 13, 2014  /  In Focus  /  1 Comment

Analysing new legislation for the House of Representatives

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Executive interference in drafting media laws is inadmissible: Press Syndicate

  /  July 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The syndicate says constitutionally, it is the only body allowed to discuss media laws

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29 NGOs protest new civil society draft law

  /  July 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Draft law is “unconstitutional” and “violates freedom rights”, NGOs say

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Egypt’s foreign minister meets Libyan counterpart

  /  July 7, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Foreign ministers discuss latest developments in North African country, prepare for conference on Libyan border security

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NGO ‘shocked’ at continued detention of anti-Protest Law demonstrators

  /  June 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Case involves trial of 24 people charged with breaching Protest Law

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Al-Jazeera ruling ‘disturbing sign for the future of the Egyptian press’: Rights groups

  /  June 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  188 Comments

Local and international rights groups quick to condemn “politically orchestrated” trial

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Rights group calls to stop contempt of religion trials

  /  June 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

EIPR says growing frequency of contempt of religion trials undermines citizenship and guarantees for religious freedoms

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13 rights groups condemn seizure of ANHRI publication

  /  June 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Rights groups say seizure, arrest of printer new step in silencing independent voices

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Egyptian sentenced to 6 months for contempt of religion

  /  June 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  47 Comments

Luxor teacher is the second to be jailed for contempt of religion this year

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International Press Institute urges future president to protect journalists

  /  May 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Statement also calls for release of detained, charged journalists

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Carter Center concerned over Egypt transition, provides recommendations

  /  May 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

The centre deployed an “expert mission” which assessed the political and legal context around the presidential elections, providing recommendations

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Foreign ministry meets German delegation to discuss EU monetary aid, transition

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

Egypt and Germany also talk about parliamentary cooperation

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Next Egyptian parliament to have 630 seats

  /  May 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Number of representatives in next parliament will be extended up to 630 member, 600 of which elected and 30 appointed by the president

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Torture is an ‘unwritten law’: Rights groups

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

Rights groups condemn continued torture practices

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The Arab World’s options

  /  May 5, 2014  /  Opinion  /  46 Comments

By Marwan Muasher When the Arab awakening began in 2011, its primary goal should have been to advance pluralism and democracy – causes that were neglected in the Arab world’s first, anti-colonial awakening in the read the rest…

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