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Court sentences 15 Azhar students to 4 years

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

The Nasr City Misdemeanours Court sentenced Wednesday 11 male and 4 female Al-Azhar University students to four years in prison over violating the Protest Law, the Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression (AFTE) said read the rest…

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‘Dank’ movement calls for more demonstrations

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

New campaign launched against poverty, social injustice and inequality

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Anti-Coup Alliance calls for ‘uprising of the poor’

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

Arrests continue amid ongoing protests

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University Students vow to return for more protests despite security threats

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

Securing the educational process appears an uphill battle in Egypt’s turbulent campuses

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Police arrest 6 Morsi supporters at Alexandria demonstration

  /  August 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Dispersals of demonstrations continue as forces continue to crack-down on dissenting voices

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138 protests on sit-in dispersal anniversary: Democracy Index

  /  August 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

200 people were arrested and 30 explosive devices were defused over the three days

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3 arrested during Friday protests

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

Small demonstrations disbursed peacefully, says interior ministry

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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  /  2 Comments

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  /  60 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  /  40 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  /  29 Comments

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  /  33 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  /  24 Comments

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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