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Another year of documented cases of torture and human rights violations

  /  June 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

Torture victim survivor calls on activists to “Salvage the [remaining] humanity of those imprisoned”

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Parliamentary coalitions begin formation for elections

  /  June 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Political parties regroup in preparation for upcoming parliamentary elections

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Board members of Doctors’ Syndicate attempt to visit Soltan

  /  June 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Police officers refused the members access to hunger striking detainee, despite deteriorating health

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Amr Moussa’s coalition ‘needed to build new Egypt’: Former head of security court

  /  June 11, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Moussa calls on “civil and patriotic” factions to form parliamentary coalition to back the constitution

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Mahienour El-Massry refuses ‘any kind of amnesty’ from the government

  /  June 11, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Labour activist and Protest Law detainee demands the abolishment of the law in letter from prison

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Suspects of breaking the Protest Law acquitted

  /  June 10, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  17 Comments

Defendants arbitrarily arrested, says lawyer

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Detainee on hunger strike transferred to intensive care: sister

  /  June 10, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  12 Comments

EOHR expresses concerns over deteriorating health of detainees on hunger strike

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Al-Sisi vows not to allow ‘parallel leadership’ to challenge the state

  /  June 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  10 Comments

Egypt’s president pledges to establish peace and security, spearhead economic, social and cultural development and fight corruption

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112 found guilty of breaking Protest Law sentenced to 1 year

  /  June 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  12 Comments

The defendants were arrested on 25 January 2014

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Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis releases video of explosion near Ismailia military intelligence building

  /  June 8, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  11 Comments

Militant group cites US General’s stressting importance of relations with Egyptian and Israeli armies in apparent video of attack

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Police in security drive for presidential inauguration

  /  June 8, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  12 Comments

Interior ministry says security forces are on “high alert” while securing all major squares across the country

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Anti-harassment group praises new Harassment Law

  /  June 6, 2014  /  Politics  /  23 Comments

The group anticipates more legislation from the next parliament

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Al Jazeera journalist detention hearing postponed

  /  June 3, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  13 Comments

Abdullah Elshamy, detained since the dispersal of sit-ins at Rabaa Al Adaweya, has been on hunger strike for over 130 days

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Wife of detained Al Jazeera journalist accuses NCHR of not doing their job

  /  June 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  7 Comments

“We are willing to resign if this would help the case,” NCHR member says

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Activists call for journalists’ release

  /  June 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  8 Comments

Human rights activists also called for release of all political detainees regardless of political affiliation

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Egypt on its way to regaining regional role: Mehleb

  /  June 1, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Prime minster says government has succeeded in advancing the transitional roadmap during its first 90 days

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Cairo University contracts armed forces to provide food for dormitories

  /  May 31, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  14 Comments

Examinations resume at universities after one-week break for presidential elections

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Hamdeen Sabahy officially challenges preliminary results

  /  May 31, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  7 Comments

Al-Sisi praises the role of the judiciary, security forces and the media in the electoral process

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Extension of voting in presidential elections stirs controversy

  /  May 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Hamdeen Sabahy continues in presidential race despite calls for his withdrawal

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Low turnout prompts government to extend voting for a third day

  /  May 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

“Every vote we have got has a heroic story behind it,” says Hamdeen Sabahy

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Boycotting the presidential elections, from Brotherhood to revolutionaries

  /  May 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The Daily News Egypt investigates the motives of different political factions and independent voters who are boycotting the presidential elections

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State institutions hold no bias toward particular candidate: Mansour

  /  May 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Those who do not participate in political life run risk of being ruled by someone who does not represent their interests, says interim president

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Over 40,000 arrests related to political turmoil since Morsi’s ouster: Wiki Thawra

  /  May 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  16 Comments

Independent count documented 874 cases of military trials for civilians from 3 July to 15 May

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Revolutionary Socialist member files complaint against head of Alexandria’s Police Investigation Unit

  /  May 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Taher Mukhtar says security forces assaulted him after breaking into ECESR’s Alexandria branch

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Sabahy, Al-Sisi exert final campaign efforts before pre-elections silence

  /  May 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Presidential candidates officially halted their campaigns on Friday to enter period of pre-elections silence

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In Pictures: Sabahy, Al-Sisi exert final campaign efforts before pre-elections silence

  /  May 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  14 Comments

Presidential candidates Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi and Hamdeen Sabahy officially terminated their campaigns on Friday, the last day before the two days pre-elections silence, stipulated by Article 18 of the Elections Law. Sabahy’s campaign organised a read the rest…

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Al-Sisi routes Sabahy in expatriate voting

  /  May 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  9 Comments

Expatriate vote results show 94.5% for Sisi, 5.5% for Sabahy, SEC says

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‘Morsi supporter’ sentenced to death for killing child in Alexandria

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

“Defendants shouted ‘void’ after hearing the verdict, which made the judge adjourn the session,” says EIPR lawyer

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Al-Sisi cites ‘national security’ for not sharing details of electoral platform

  /  May 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Former defence minister calls for reorganisation of Egypt’s governorates, with centralised planning and decentralised management

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Alaa Abdel Fattah fined after request for bench recusal denied

  /  May 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Activists worry that politicised verdicts will affect the upcoming appeal in the case of 12 Azhar students sentenced for 17 years

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