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Women to protest at site of Shaimaa Al-Sabbagh killing

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

Organisers are certain bullet came from government and “refuse to be silenced”

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Al-Dostour finds participation in elections ‘difficult’ amid security crackdown

  /  January 26, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The party calls on civil forces to agree on a joint stance on political participation

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6 Talaat Harb detainees released

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

Among the detainees was Socialist Popular Alliance member that appeared in video carrying Al-Sabbagh dead

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Tahrir and Abdel Moneim Riyadh squares, 4 years on

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

A flashpoint of protests during the 25 January Revolution, the squares are now silent

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In Pictures: Shaimaa Al-Sabbagh shot in protest

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

During a small protest of the Socialist Popular Alliance in downtown Cairo on Saturday 24 January, 31-year-old Shaimaa Al-Sabbagh was shot with birdshot in the back. She was taken to the hospital, where she died later read the rest…

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Protesters with Molotov cocktails dispersed with live ammunition in downtown Cairo

  /  January 22, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Some protesters were caught as they fled the scene, and violently beaten by non-uniformed men

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Mohamed Soltan’s health conditions deteriorate

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

Activist has been on hunger strike for 360 days to protest his detention

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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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Security forces allegedly kill student in Giza protest

  /  January 17, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

“Not a month passes without a student getting killed,” SAC spokesperson says

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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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What students want

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

The year 2014 was a difficult one in Egyptian universities, seeing 20 students killed inside Cairo, Al-Azhar, Ain Shams and Alexandria Universities

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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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3 Al-Azhar students referred to military trial

  /  December 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Students vow to escalate protests against crackdown

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Cairo University allows 38 suspended students to return

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

Students re-admitted on condition of “parents’ guarantees of not protesting”

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Mohamed Soltan in intensive care for 4th time

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

The detained activist has been on hunger strike for 325 days and refused medical treatment

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714 protests in Egypt in November, Islamists’ revolution and Mubarak verdict major triggers: Democracy Index

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

Report warns of ‘angry’ movements and ‘violent’ state strategy next 25 January anniversary

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Misr Al-Qawia Party calls for dialogue, criticises current penal institutions

  /  December 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Party presented short- and long-term recommendations to end ‘political turmoil’

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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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The re-writing of history in the Mubarak verdict

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

Court claims Muslim Brotherhood responsible for shooting at police, demonstrators, during 25 January Revolution

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Democratic Current launches campaign to retry Mubarak

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

Alliance condemns use of violence against anti-Mubarak protesters

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Police assault, detain journalists covering protests near Tahrir Square

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

Journalists were covering new protests in Abdel Moneim Riyadh Square, a day after the violent dispersal of demonstrations left two people dead

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Mubarak verdict sparks angry reactions

and   /  November 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Students vow to protest on campus; parties to sue Mubarak

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At least 2 dead in violent dispersal of Tahrir Square demonstrations

  /  November 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  8 Comments

Thousands gathered around iconic square to protest Cairo Criminal Court’s dismissal of Mubarak charges

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Thousands gather in Tahrir Square to protest Mubarak’s verdict

  /  November 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Security forces dispersed demonstrators with water cannons and teargas; many protesters arrested

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Update: Clashes between protesters, police leave 2 dead in Matariya

  /  November 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Police arrest 12; blast in downtown, with no injuries

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Security forces disperse Mohamed Mahmoud protest

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

Undercover agents wearing Guy Fawkes masks infiltrated protests and then suddenly began to arrest people

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SAC to march from universities on 3rd anniversary of Mohamed Mahmoud clashes

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

The student movement vows to launch a “new revolutionary wave led by students”

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6 April announces Mohamed Mahmoud Street demonstrations

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

Group says protests will commemorate the third anniversary of deadly clashes

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