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Mahienour El-Massry’s prison verdict reduced to 6 months

  /  July 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Lawyer and activist was primarily sentenced to two years in prison for violating the controversial Protest Law

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Minya court acquits 91 arrested following Rabaa dispersal

  /  July 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Defendants were accused of protesting without a permit and assaulting security forces

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18 arrested in pro-Morsi Friday clashes

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

Pro-Morsi protesters march against Israeli offensive in Gaza

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2 killed in Pro-Morsi Friday clashes

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

Morsi supporters protest against price hikes and Gaza offensive

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5232 social, economic and labour protests held in 2013: ECESR

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

Economic and social rights NGO notes majority of protests took place in the first half of the year

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22 injured following pro-Morsi Friday protests

  /  July 5, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Anti-Coup Alliance promises “Day of Rage” in the first anniversary of the Republican Guards Clashes

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17 students arrested at Ministry of Education protest

  /  July 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

High school students were arrested while demanding educational reform

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Al-Nour Party rejects calls for protests on 3 July

  /  July 1, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Party calls on the Muslim Brotherhood to “recognise reality”, while Brotherhood-backed Anti-Coup Alliance calls for 3 July protests

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One Year of Crackdowns

and   /  June 30, 2014  /  In Focus  /  2 Comments

Since the 3 July military-backed ouster of former president Mohamed Morsi, the judiciary has been busy with a seemingly unending flow of high-profile trials, and arrests have come in droves

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17 on trial for post-Rabaa Al-Adaweya violence

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

Prosecution accuses 17 individuals of killing six citizens in Alexandria the day after the August 2013 dispersals

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Parties call for reviewing controversial legislations

  /  June 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Egypt’s international position and reputation should be a priority, says Free Egyptians Party

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Misdemeanours Court to look into Itihadiya Palace protest case

  /  June 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Twenty-four arrested protesters taken to prison

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Renewed detention of anti-Protest Law demonstrators condemned

  /  June 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  6 Comments

Rights organisations call for the release of detained protesters and the repealing of Protest Law

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Journalists investigated for violating controversial Protest Law

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

Investigators are looking into events held at the Press Syndicate to show solidarity with blogger Alaa Abdel Fattah and 24 others recently sentenced to prison

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24 sentenced to life imprisonment in Mansoura for killing taxi driver

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

Court specialising in terrorism cases sentences the two dozen, allegedly associated to the banned Muslim Brotherhood

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Protest Law to be appealed before SCC

  /  June 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

An NGO and a law centre had both filed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the infamous law

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AFTE’s appeal against Cairo University detainees refused

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

Forty-two students remain in custody

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Public sexual assault: Why don’t people intervene?

  /  June 17, 2014  /  Culture  /  1 Comment

Some bystanders join the attackers instead of intervening, human rights advocates say

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Union formed to combat mass sexual assault

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

A group of anti-harassment movements announce they will be present in future Tahrir Square gatherings to try to prevent further assaults

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Demonstrators rally against sexual harassment

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

Protesters gather outside the Opera House to address sexual assault, gender inequality

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Police sergeant killed in Maadi

  /  June 13, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Ministry of Interior says one of its men was shot in the chest on Friday morning

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Alaa Abdel Fattah and others’ prison sentence widely condemned

  /  June 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Abdel Fattah’s sisters protest the sentence outside the presidential palace; verdict described by Amnesty as “outrageous travesty of Justice”

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Alaa Abdel Fattah, 24 others handed 15-year sentences

  /  June 11, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  6 Comments

Accused sentenced in absentia for breaching Protest Law; Abdel Fattah and two other defendants arrested shortly afterwards

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SAC protesters torch security checkpoint in vengeance over student’s death

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

Cairo University chairman says SAC members torched the checkpoint to stall the exams

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37 students receive suspended jail sentences for violating Protest Law

  /  June 4, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  21 Comments

Students were arrested from a pro-Morsi rally in Mansoura

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Constitutionality of Protest Law challenged

  /  June 3, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Court postpones lawsuit demanding the controversial law be deemed unconstitutional

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Activist arrested for possession of No to Military Trials pin

  /  June 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Safwan Mohamed was arrested outside the Two Saints Church in Alexandria

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AFTE condemns arrest of activist supporters

  /  May 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Four activists detained for violating protest law

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Protest and human rights shape debate on awarding of mega events

  /  May 22, 2014  /  Opinion  /  26 Comments

By James M. Dorsey Mass protests against Brazil’s hosting of the World Cup, Turkey’s loss of opportunities to host sports events and controversy over 2022 World Cup host Qatar’s labour system are impacting the global read the rest…

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Al-Sisi meets Sinai representatives; Sabahy says ‘the army… must not rule’

  /  May 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Sabahy addresses controversial topics, while Al-Sisi speaks about development prospects in the Sinai Peninsula on day 11 of campaigning

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