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2014 was escalating year for protests in Egypt: ANHRI 

  /  March 4, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Despite numerous freedom restricting legislations, 2014 witnessed an escalation in protests in Egypt, reports human rights organisation

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Minor clashes between students, security at Al-Azhar University in Assiut

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

Students marched into university campus, leaving gate burned

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12 minors acquitted of charges among 25 January anniversary detainees

  /  March 2, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

68 others await trial on Tuesday

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Minor clashes between students, security at Al-Azhar University in Assiut

  /  March 2, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Students marched into university campus, leaving gate burned

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In pictures: Cairo’s lawyers attack police brutality, collapse of rule of law

and   /  March 1, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Death of lawyer Kareem Hamdy ignites fierce criticism of government and security forces amongst legal professionals

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Cairo demonstrates for stricter animal rights law

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

Protest comes after video featuring dog being slaughtered received widespread condemnation

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1 killed in Matariya protest clash with police

  /  February 21, 2015  /  Politics  /  2 Comments

Death comes less than a month after 12 were killed in the area on anniversary of 25 January Revolution

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Photojournalist Shawkan’s detention extended indefinitely

  /  February 16, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Abu Zeid has already spent 552 days in jail without trial

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Verdict in Shura Council Case scheduled for 23 February

  /  February 16, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

The Cairo Criminal Court has repeatedly postponed the retrial since June 2014.

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Shura Council Trial postponed for ‘security reasons’

  /  February 9, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The defendants stand accused of violating the Protest Law, issued by then-interim president Adly Mansour in November 2013.

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Egypt reviles ISIS killing of Jordanian pilot Al-Kasasbeh

  /  February 4, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics, Region  /  No Comments

Several solidarity marches took to the streets following prayer for him in Amman

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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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Media coverage was far from impartial: Yaser Abdel-Aziz

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

Western reactions on revolution anniversary receive criticism by Egyptian officials

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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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