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University professors gain government assurances on new law

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

9 March movement vows to continue working to “defend the independence of universities and academic freedoms”

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Students Against the Coup protest Al-Sisi’s visit to Cairo University

  /  September 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Students organised a protest in Tahrir Square, ahead of scheduled visit

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Security forces treat Copts as badly as under Mubarak rule: EUHRO head

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

Situation of Christians to be discussed with Al-Sisi; EGP 21m paid in six months as ransom for kidnapped Copts, Nagib Gabriel says

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Number of hunger strikers in and out of prisons reaches 143: ANHRI

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

Dozens have recently started hunger strikes to call for release of political prisoners and for abolishing the infamous Protest Law

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9 members of rap group arrested

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

“Art Revolution” rappers accused of chanting against military

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On selling out, censorship, and nostalgia: Rappers reflect on society

  /  August 31, 2014  /  Culture  /  1 Comment

“Rap was originally founded to confront racism and police brutality. In Egypt we modify it to match our needs to protest oppression and economic turmoil,” says Romel B of 3adam El En7yaz group.

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Anti-Coup Alliance calls for partial strike

  /  August 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Escalation comes after the pro-Morsi alliance organised weekly protests throughout the past year

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Interior Ministry says HRW was told to postpone visit

  /  August 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  5 Comments

HRW top staff set to release report on Rabaa Al-Adaweya dispersal turned away by Egyptian authorities after being held overnight

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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  /  43 Comments

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  /  32 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  /  44 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  /  63 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  /  2 Comments

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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