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Ministry of Interior, Al-Azhar students clash through the night

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

During what witnesses are calling the most violent university clash yet, security forces break into faculty buildings and students light tyres on fire

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Al-Tayeb in Aswan for reconciliation

  /  April 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

The conflict, which extended for days, left 26 people dead and dozens injured

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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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3 Cairo University students arrested for unlawful assembly

  /  April 7, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

AFTE calls on Cairo University to remove police from campus

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2 dead, 10 injured in renewed Aswan clashes

  /  April 6, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Homes attacked as bloody tribal clashes continue despite army intervention

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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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Egypt is falling short of UN women’s rights standards: Al-Tallawi

  /  March 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

National Council for Women chairman criticises western countries’ “double-standards” in addressing human rights during 58th UN Commission on Status of Women

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Gunmen attack, burn displaced camp in Darfur: UNAMID

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

The African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) has reported a series of attacks on villages in the region this month, but the Khor Abeche camp in South Darfur, assaulted on Saturday, was an unusual target.

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Trial date for alleged perpetrators of Kerdasa violence set for end of March

  /  March 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Defendants facing trial for the deadly violence that occurred in August and left around a dozen policemen dead in the Giza village

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7 political parties condemn detention of youth protesters

  /  March 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

A group of political parties condemn violations against detainees

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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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Mansoura University detainees hearing adjourned to 15 February

  /  February 10, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

“Testimony of prosecution witness is imprecise,” says defence lawyer

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Concept Paper: Different practices of sexual violence against women

  /  February 8, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

This paper includes the definitions of the following practices: Pregnancy Tests, Vaginal and Anal Tests , Virginity Tests,Rape , Sexual Assault , Sexual Harassment.

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NGOs unite to condemn 25 January violence

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

Human rights groups place blame on security forces for bloodiest day in months

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Sweden supports Egyptian women’s rights with SEK 27m initiative

  /  January 26, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

The job creation initiative will be implemented through “Cash for Work” programmes in cooperation with the Social Fund for Development

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Cairo University faculty call for removal of security forces from campus

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

Cabinet “guarantees” detained students will sit their exams in “special exam halls”

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Four killed during pro-Morsi demonstrations

  /  January 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Clashes erupt between security and Morsi supporters as the latter rally for the January uprising’s third anniversary

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Six dead on first day of voting

  /  January 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Deaths part of separate incidents, with four occurring in Upper Egypt’s Sohag governorate

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Policeman injured, police car burnt outside Al-Azhar University dorms

  /  January 4, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Exams continuing as planned: Interior ministry spokesman

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Friday violence leaves five dead

  /  January 3, 2014  /  Politics  /  2 Comments

Clashes in governorates result in 122 arrests, Ismailia protester arrested with 14 IEDs

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Court requires permit for on-campus protests

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

Violence reignites in Al-Azhar University, disrupting final exams

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Op-ed review: Egypt between a rock and a hard place

  /  December 29, 2013  /  Opinion  /  1 Comment

Ayman Al-Sayad Al-Shorouk Newspaper According to Al-Sayad, Egypt is experiencing two main battles, the first one is with terrorism, and the second is with the security apparatus’ violence and oppression. He believes that the latter read the rest…

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Over a dozen arrested for ‘protesting without a notice’

  /  December 11, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Detainees from two separate incidents were arrested outside protests

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20 arrested in Minya after deadly violence

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

Violence over the past weekend has left five people dead

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Libya municipal council polls kick off

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

The voting is seen as a test for the Libyan authorities who took over after veteran dictator Muammar Gaddafi was overthrown and killed in the armed revolt.

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Cairo University’s Student Union president withdraws from the Constituent Assembly

  /  November 30, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Cairo University and University of Alexandria suspend classes indefinitely

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Sectarian violence in Minya leaves five dead

  /  November 29, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  10 Comments

The governorate had recently suffered from deadly sectarian tensions

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Five Brotherhood leaders have detention extended

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

Detained Brotherhood members thought to be prominent employees of Gas company

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Al-Nour Party chairman calls for withdrawal of Protest Law

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

UN Secretary General calls on interim government to “consider amendments to the law”

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Shura Council protest dispersals show ‘continuation of an oppressive state’: Misr Al Qaweya Party

  /  November 27, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Political groups denounce the attack on peaceful protests and call for the abolishment of the Protest Law

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