Tag: Al-Masry

Egyptian death sentence for football fans puts president’s iron grip to the test

By James M. Dorsey Egyptian-general-turned-president Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi’s iron grip on dissent…

Daily News Egypt Daily News Egypt

Ultras leader arrested, referred to court

Said Moshageb is accused of storming club headquarters, attempting to murder head…

Adham Youssef Adham Youssef

Egyptian activist receives 19th Ludovic Trarieux award

Mahienour El-Massry is the first Egyptian lawyer to receive the award

Menan Khater Menan Khater

‘Port Said Massacre’ retrial pushed back to 21 September

11 defendants retried after being convicted in absentia

Daily News Egypt Daily News Egypt

Opinion piece condemned for allegedly inciting mass execution of street children

Al-Masry Al-Youm took the piece off the website in response to public…

Rana Muhammad Taha Rana Muhammad Taha

Ramadan’s drama series infused with politics

Every year dozens of drama series and soap operas are produced in…

Sarah El Masry Sarah El Masry

Egypt’s banning of soccer fans from matches likely to boomerang

By James M. Dorsey Egyptian authorities have expanded the ban on fans…

Daily News Egypt Daily News Egypt

Amnesty International condemns Port Said death sentences

Amnesty: ‘The trials seem to be more about scapegoating a few than…

Nouran El-Behairy Nouran El-Behairy

Ultras escalate protests ahead of Port Said trial

Ultras Ahlawy surrounded Central Bank and blocked airport road demanding retribution from…

Nouran El-Behairy Nouran El-Behairy

Port Said enraged over prisoners’ relocation

Clashes erupted between police and protesters after some defendants in Port Said…

Nouran El-Behairy Nouran El-Behairy