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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  /  2 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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Crimea holds referendum to split from Ukraine

  /  March 16, 2014  /  Politics, World  /  2 Comments

Ukraine’s new government and most of the international community except Russia have said they will not recognise a result expected to be overwhelmingly in favour of immediate secession.

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Administrative security accuses SAC protesters of breaking into Ain Shams Faculty of Commerce

  /  March 11, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Students Against the Coup (SAC) protested Tuesday inside the building of the Faculty of Commerce at Ain Shams University. According to Ayman AbdAllah, head of the faculty’s security, the students broke the all the locks read the rest…

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Faculty members at multiple universities express solidarity with suspended teaching assistant

  /  February 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The teaching assistant was notified last week of a three-month suspension pending investigations

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Venezuelan students gear up for new rally

  /  February 25, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

This olive branch came even though Venezuela last week announced the expulsion of three US diplomats on grounds they were conspiring with student protesters.

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Prosecutor refers 504 defendants from August’s Ramses clashes to trial

  /  February 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Defendants are charged with premeditated murder, attempted murder for terrorist purposes, inciting violence last August

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Court restores ministry-affiliated security to university campus

  /  February 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Verdict described by AFTE Student Observatory researcher as “worthless”

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Police, protesters wage ‘war’ in deadly Kiev clashes

  /  February 19, 2014  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

Swathes of the tent encampment have already been destroyed by fire and flames poured out of the windows of a gutted building on the square.

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Court upholds charges for four Alexandria detainees

  /  February 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Lawyer says there is still room for appeal but it is a process that will take a very long time

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25 January protesters faced human rights violations: Amnesty International

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

New report details protestors being subjected to beatings and electric shock

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Cairo court acquits Al Jazeera cameraman, 61 others

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

Not guilty verdict reached in the trial of pro-Morsi protestors

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25 January death toll rises to 103: Independent count

  /  February 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Vast majority of violence and arrests took place in Cairo and Giza

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Klitschko says Ukraine PM resignation only ‘a step to victory’

  /  January 28, 2014  /  Politics, World  /  1 Comment

“For several months we have been saying that what is happening in the streets is also the result of the policies of the current government”

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Revolution anniversary marked by celebrations and deadly clashes

, and   /  January 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  26 Comments

Government supporters rally in Tahrir as security forces disperse downtown protests nearby

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Ukraine’s opposition leader urges truce in Kiev clashes until 1800 GMT for talks

  /  January 23, 2014  /  Politics, World  /  2 Comments

Ukrainian opposition leader and world boxing champion Vitali Klitschko on Thursday urged protesters to observe an eight-hour truce in clashes with security forces

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The illusion of change

  /  January 20, 2014  /  Opinion  /  4 Comments

A new era has begun in Egypt: an era of stability and security, of safety and justice, of rights and freedoms, of women’s rights, children’s rights and rights for the disabled. An era of democracy read the rest…

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Turkey seeks way out of judicial crisis

  /  January 15, 2014  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

Erdogan said he could freeze the legislation if the opposition instead agreed to consider judicial reforms as part of changes to the constitution, although his exact proposals are unclear.

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26 Al-Azhar students sentenced to 2.5 yrs in prison

  /  January 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Students Against the Coup organise protests and burn a police car in Zagazig

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MB refuses “terrorist organisation” label

  /  December 31, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Arab League notifies all member states of Egypt’s decision to designate MB “terrorist organisation”

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Eight journalists injured in Friday demonstrations

  /  December 29, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

ANHRI statement condemns the continued violence against members of the press

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Protest and clashes at Al-Azhar University continue

  /  December 29, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Clashes continue inside university despite semester exams and MOI warnings

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Muslim Brotherhood ‘terrorist’ label politically motivated: HRW report

  /  December 28, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Rights watchdog condemns continued government crackdown on the Islamist group

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Brotherhood vows protests despite ‘terror’ listing

  /  December 26, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

AFP - A leader of the Muslim Brotherhood vowed that the movement would keep up protests after Egypt’s military-installed government designated it a “terrorist” group on Wednesday. “The protests will continue, certainly,” Ibrahim Munir, a member read the rest…

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Al-Azhar protests continue in the face of academic discipline

  /  December 23, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Students gear up to boycott next week’s final exams

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