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Sexual violence against Egypt women goes unpunished: Report

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

Sexual assaults on women protesters were reported during demonstrations after the 2011 fall of Hosni Mubarak, and then under the military junta which ruled Egypt after him and again during protests against president Mohamed Morsi, they said in a report.

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Sadat Metro Station to open for transfers in May

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

The metro stop, located beneath Tahrir Square, will remain closed off from the street

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6 April favours laws that protect right to protest: General coordinator

  /  April 7, 2014  /  Politics  /  2 Comments

Integrity of 6 April “cannot be questioned”, says ANHRI Lawyer

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15 sentenced to two years’ hard labour for violating public assembly laws

  /  February 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The convicted are among 33 arrested while discussing preparations for the revolution’s third anniversary in a public park in downtown Cairo

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On revolutionary depression

  /  January 29, 2014  /  Opinion  /  19 Comments

What an anniversary! I am not sure how many are familiar with the term “revolutionary depression”, but it’s a condition that was so common this last week in Egypt. If you did not run into read the rest…

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Revolution anniversary marked by celebrations and deadly clashes

, and   /  January 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  20 Comments

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

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Protesters sentenced to 2 years of labour for defacing Tahrir monument

  /  January 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

One of the three men sentenced for burning flag in addition to defacing monument

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Security on alert after calls for protests

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

Muslim Brotherhood calls for more protests

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Anti-coup Alliance, SAC call for protests as security forces block entry to squares

  /  January 3, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Army and Police reinforcements in Tahrir, Rabaa Al-Adaweya, Al-Nahda and around Presidential Palace

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Protesters march to demand the release of jailed activists

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

Demonstrators also denounce Protest Law and the killing of activist Bassem Mohsen

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In Pictures: Security forces disperse Students Against the Coup protest in Tahrir

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

Security forces dispersed a protest organised by Students Against the Coup (SAC) in Tahrir Square on Sunday after the student group march from Cairo University reached the square. Around 3pm, the student group marched from read the rest…

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Security forces disperse Students Against the Coup protest in Tahrir

  /  December 1, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Clashes in Talaat Harb Street after dispersal

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In Pictures: Police violently disperses protest against military trials and protest law

  /  November 26, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Egyptian police dispersed a protest held infront of the Shura Council building, against the military trials for civilians and the newly issued protest law. Police used water cannons and teargas to disperse the crowd, and read the rest…

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Former Judge Al-Khodeiry arrested

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

Former MP being charged for involvement in torture of a lawyer in Tahrir Square during 25 January Revolution

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Seven children investigated after Mohamed Mahmoud clashes

  /  November 21, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Children’s lawyer says they are facing an array of charges

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Amr Ali becomes 6 April’s new coordinator

  /  October 28, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

New 6 April coordinator hopes to ‘achieve the movement’s dreams for Egypt’

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Clashes during Friday protests

  /  October 25, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Security forces fired tear gas to disperse clashes between demonstrators and local residents

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Egypt’s Muslims mark Eid but stay away from key squares

  /  October 15, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Interim President Adly Mansour and army chief General Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi led worshippers at an air force mosque

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Maspero march prevented from entering Tahrir Square

  /  October 10, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

A march held to commemorate victims of ‘Maspero massacre’ allegedly stopped by security forces from entering the square

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53 killed in 6 October clashes

  /  October 7, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Most deaths occurred in greater Cairo 423 detained

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Recovered antiquities to be exhibited

  /  October 2, 2013  /  Culture  /  No Comments

Artefacts stolen during 25 January Revolution will be exhibited together for two weeks

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Anti-Coup Alliance call for week of protests beginning Friday

  /  September 13, 2013  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

Pro-Morsi group dubs the week of action “Loyalty to the Blood of the Martyrs”

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Demonstrations against American military strike on Syria

  /  September 10, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Demonstrators, composed of both Egyptians and Syrians, chanted slogans against United States President Barack Obama and the Muslim Brotherhood, and in support of Defence Minister Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi.

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Army blocks access to major squares

  /  August 30, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Central metro stations also closed to prevent demonstrators from assembling

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In Pictures: Cairo secured

  /  August 23, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Armed Forces place Al Nahda square, Itihadiya presidential palace, and Tahrir square under high security

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Morsi supporters march to High Court

  /  August 12, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Protesters call for removing Prosecutor General; call for march to Tahrir Friday

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In Pictures: Egypt celebrates Eid

  /  August 8, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Across the country, Eid prayers were held in all mosques on Thursday morning. These photos come from different mosques united in prayers but divided in politics. From Nahda sit in to Tahrir, to the violence-gripped city of Al Arish in North Sinai

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Raba’a and Nahda a threat to national security: Cabinet

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

Muslim Brotherhood spokesman denounces “double standards” in treating Rabaa and Tahrir sit-ins

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If you are not with us, you are against us

  /  July 29, 2013  /  Opinion  /  6 Comments

For three years, Egyptians have been taking to the streets demanding democracy, social justice and freedom, and for three years they have been denied. They are being cornered over and over into making tough choices, read the rest…

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Free Faramawy

  /  July 28, 2013  /  Opinion  /  3 Comments

By Taher El Moataz Bellah On 28 January 2011 Mohamed Faramawy was present in Tahrir Square. Despite being a member of the Muslim Brotherhood, his decision to join was motivated by a duty to topple read the rest…

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