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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  /  1 Comment

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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Flash protest in Mohamed Mahmoud Street in downtown Cairo

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

Timing and location were highly symbolic, as the protest took place two days before the anniversary of the Mohamed Mahmoud Street clashes of 2011

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43 arrested in Fayoum over attacks on state institutions

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

Fayoum incident comes alongside crackdown at Friday protests leading to further arrests in Alexandria and Beheira

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Anti-Protest Law activists’ appeal verdict set for 28 December

  /  November 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Defendants appealing against sentences for violating controversial Protest Law in June near Presidential Palace

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Morsi’s nephew sentenced to life for attacking fellow student

  /  November 8, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The nephew of former president Mohamed Morsi was sentenced to life imprisonment on Saturday for the attempted murder of a fellow student at Zagazig University, state media reported. Mohamed Said, 25, was a law student read the rest…

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Rights groups protest crackdown on NGOs in Egypt

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

International human rights groups also call for authorities to repeal “draconian laws” and take adequate action over sexual harassment

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Suez lawyers strike over police assault claim

  /  November 3, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Lawyers were attacked by riot police inside court, says Lawyers Syndicate head

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Gag on media freedom victory for terrorism: Egyptian journalists

  /  November 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Hundreds of Egyptian journalists have signed an online statement released Sunday rejecting a recent agreement between the editors in chief of several major Egyptian newspapers, in which they vowed to support the government’s anti-terrorism rhetoric. read the rest…

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73 detainees referred to court

  /  November 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Defendants charged with joining illegal group and disturbing the public peace

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US ‘deeply troubled’ by recent sentencing of activists

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

Concern “extends” to preventative detention of Alaa Abdel Fattah

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Presidential Palace defendants sentenced to 3 years

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

Activists charged with violating controversial Protest Law in June sentenced to three years imprisonment

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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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