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Leftist party denounces police ‘crimes’

  /  March 1, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Brutal police tactics encourage terrorism and increase polarisation, according to official statement

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3rd detainee dies in Matariya police station

  /  February 28, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Official autopsy reports shows lawyer Kareem Hamdy was tortured to death, prosecution orders media gag on further investigation findings

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Leading militant receives 2nd death sentence

  /  February 25, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

9 defendants referred to Mufti for inciting against police and army

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2 died, 4 injured in Beni Suef explosions

  /  February 21, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

A bomb and car fire caused the explosions

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Egyptian football league to resume on 19 February

  /  February 15, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics, Sports  /  1 Comment

The league was postponed indefinitely after the Air Defence Stadium drama

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Conscript killed, 3 officers injured in attack in Qaliubiya

  /  February 15, 2015  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

Victim suffered gunshots to the head

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When a night out for football in Egypt turned dark

  /  February 9, 2015  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

Having friends over in Egypt, my home for over a year and a half now, is always both a great joy and bit of a hassle. What should and shouldn’t I show them to give read the rest…

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Air Defence Stadium ‘massacre’ sparks powerful reactions

  /  February 9, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Reactions focus on mourning, condemning excessive force by security

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College students create NGO to fight violations by police

  /  February 4, 2015  /  Culture  /  No Comments

JCRF aims to defend students in cases of torture, arbitrary arrest and enforced disappearance

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Endowments ministry stands in solidarity with armed forces

  /  February 3, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Demonstration to be a civilised model for opinion expression, says minister

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HRW demands Egypt hold police accountable for abuses in custody

  /  February 3, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Former finance ministry advisor tortured in custody, says lawyer and relatives

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Security forces responsible for Shaimaa Al-Sabbagh’s death: HRW

  /  February 2, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Analysis of video footage strongly indicates that a masked riot police officer shot Al-Sabbagh, says watchdog

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Policemen kill citizens in Giza, Menufiya

  /  February 2, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Controversy over death of detainee in Cairo police station

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‘We have to consider human rights’: Al-Sisi

  /  February 1, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

President mourns Shaimaa Al-Sabbagh, vows to prosecute offender

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Interior ministry to release 312 prisoners

  /  February 1, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Initiative part of ministry’s emphasis on “respecting human rights”

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In Video: Witness to the killing of Shaimaa Al-Sabbagh

  /  January 30, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

  Video by Mohamed Khokha

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The significance of Shaimaa’s death

  /  January 28, 2015  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Wael Eskandar I’ve thought a lot about why the death of Shaimaa Al-Sabbagh has been more painful than many of the unjustified recent deaths we’ve encountered recently. It could be because she’s close to read the rest…

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Violations against detained protesters, lawyers on 25 January: NGOs

  /  January 28, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Lack of information and obstacles among the main concerns, say rights groups

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Popular Alliance claim authorities banned Shaimaa Al-Sabbagh funeral

  /  January 27, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Al-Sabbagh’s death brings former presidential candidate Hamdeen Sabbahi back to forefront of political scene

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1 killed, 2 injured in Alexandria bomb blast

  /  January 27, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Several explosive devices found across Egypt

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Ongoing investigations into Al-Sabbagh’s death as interior ministry denies accusations

  /  January 26, 2015  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

Testimonies point to violations by police that resulted in Al-Sabbagh’s death

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Ajnad Misr claims Alf Maskan explosion and other attacks

  /  January 26, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Explosion occurred on morning of fourth anniversary of 25 January Revolution

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4th revolution anniversary death toll rises to 17

  /  January 25, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

One CSF conscript dead, three policemen injured, according to interior ministry

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Police Day and human rights

  /  January 25, 2015  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

How can the January revolution die if its main cause still lives?

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Appeal for Minya mass sentences accepted

  /  January 24, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Trial to be renewed

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3 explosions in Beheira, Sharqeya in early hours of Saturday

  /  January 24, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

A Friday night explosion left 4 military conscripts injured

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Religious institutions: a pillar of Egypt’s new security state?

  /  January 21, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

What are top religious institutions doing to support Al-Sisi and his government?

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Al-Sisi celebrates Police Day, days ahead of 25 January anniversary

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

President announced killing of 208 militants in “fight against terrorism”

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Egyptian citizen allegedly assaulted by Saudi police

  /  January 19, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Egyptian expatriates stage protests in aftermath of alleged assault

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2 policemen face criminal court over sexual assault charges

  /  January 18, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Suspects accused of kidnapping and assaulting woman in police car

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