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Around 90 students expelled from Cairo University throughout past academic year

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

Most expelled students face prosecution for committing crimes, says university chairman

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Cabinet clashes trial postponed until 4 August

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

Ahmed Douma, 268 others on trial for 2011 violence

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One dead as pro-Morsi protests dispersed across Cairo, Giza and Alexandria

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

Anti-Coup Alliance claims three dead during dispersals, MOI arrests 34 for incitement, organising protests

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Anti-Coup Alliance announces week of protests alongside 3 July anniversary

  /  June 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

By Jihad Abaza The Anti-Coup Alliance is planning to organise a series of protests over the coming week which it has collectively dubbed “We will live dignified”, the organisation announced in a Thursday statement. The read the rest…

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Human rights groups push for torture allegations investigation

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

Groups demand immediate investigation and forensic examinations of female detainees

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Minya verdict ‘heinous crime unprecedented in history’: MB

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

Brotherhood hits back at judiciary over death sentence for 183 alleged Islamists

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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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Anti-Coup Alliance calls for week of protests after Al-Sisi’s election

  /  June 6, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  16 Comments

Statement calls for end of “60 years of military rule”

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Amnesty International warns of Egyptian authorities’ plans to monitor social media

and   /  June 6, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  13 Comments

Human rights watchdog says mass surveillance of social media would “deal a devastating blow to the rights to privacy and freedom of expression in Egypt”

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Misr Al-Qawia back activists’ hunger strikes

  /  June 1, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Protests against detainment of Elshamy and Soltan to be held over two days

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Al-Qaeda urges Libyans to fight rogue general

  /  June 1, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  1 Comment

AFP – Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb urged Libyans to fight a rogue general who is pressing an offensive against Islamist militias in the country’s east, labelling him an “enemy of Islam”. Last month, ex-general read the rest…

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Turkey beefs up security on protest anniversary

  /  May 31, 2014  /  Politics  /  13 Comments

Eight people died and thousands were injured in the heavy-handed police crackdown that ensued, as clouds of tear gas wafted through the much-loved park on Taksim Square.

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Amnesty campaigns for jailed Mansoura women

  /  May 31, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The women were sentenced to jail time by the Mansoura Criminal Court on 21 May

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59 protesters arrested during Friday protests

  /  May 31, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Protests come following Al-Sisi’s election victory

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‘Morsi supporter’ sentenced to death for killing child in Alexandria

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

“Defendants shouted ‘void’ after hearing the verdict, which made the judge adjourn the session,” says EIPR lawyer

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Democracy Index releases report on 2013 protests

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

Number of protests “reflects the failure of the [Egyptian] system to ensure economic and social rights”

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Minor clashes erupt as Ain Shams students mourn colleague

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

Police car burned in Alexandria, Azhar students clash with security forces during Friday protests

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Cairo Court for Urgent Matters upholds legality of police presence on campuses

  /  May 13, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

SAC calls for protests at Ain Shams, Cairo universities

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22 arrested during Friday protests

  /  May 10, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Clashes witnessed in Alexandria, Cairo and Fayoum

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Al-Azhar expels 76 students

  /  May 5, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Expulsions for protesting come a month after 27 others expelled

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Ministry of Interior kills leader of alleged ‘terrorist cell’ responsible for journalist’s murder

  /  April 29, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The cell, operating in east Cairo, planned further attacks

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Morsi supporters in Egypt get up to 88 years for rioting

  /  April 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  8 Comments

AFP – An Egyptian court sentenced 13 supporters of deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi Saturday to prison terms ranging from five to 88 years for rioting, a judicial source said. They were accused of “rioting, read the rest…

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Political parties, groups support calls to drop Protest Law

  /  April 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Many people have been arrested and sentenced to jail time under the controversial law

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‘We are innocent of all forms and sources of violence’: Muslim Brotherhood

  /  April 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

The organisation’s Secretary General says there is a media campaign to “demonise” the Brotherhood

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Sixty-one arrested during Friday protests

  /  April 5, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Ministry of Interior reports marches in Cairo, Alexandria, Giza, Baheira, Minya, and Assiut

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Four men detained for killing of Al-Dostour journalist

  /  April 1, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Journalists to strike on Friday

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Are there serious doubts regarding the integrity of presidential elections?

  /  March 29, 2014  /  Opinion  /  2 Comments

Some friends and relatives are surprised at those who question the integrity of the coming elections and wonder why they keep raising doubts concerning their democracy. And if so, what is the available evidence that read the rest…

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In Pictures: Cairo University protests

  /  March 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  5 Comments

By AbdelHalim H. AbdAllah Clashes erupted in Cairo University on Wednesday evening when hundreds of students from the universities of Cairo and Al-Azhar participated in a rally organised by Students Against the Coup (SAC). The protest reached read the rest…

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1,044 protests in February: Democracy Meter

  /  March 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Protesters included doctors, teachers, security workers and others

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At least 1 dead in Friday clashes across Egypt

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

76 “rioters” arrested, 5 police injured, interior ministry says

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