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Ongoing tensions highlight deep-rooted conservatism; informal, temporary solutions over rule of law
Condemning recent attack on Copts in Minya, EIPR claims 77 incidents of tension since 2011
Police claims Hamed suffered a heart attack as he entered the police station; family accuses police of beating him to death
Scores of people have been killed and injured in Indian-administered Kashmir in recent days as protests rocked the state following the death of a young militant commander. Zahid Rafiq reports from Srinagar.
The prosecution also ordered the arrest of another 3 suspects.
Absence of law to combat such cases led to their reoccurrence, says ECRS
Parents’ disciplinary practices are due to the violence they have been subjected to themselves, says representative
Violence erupted in the village of Koum Al-Loufy after residents circulated “rumours” of a church being built; four houses owned by Copts were set on fire
A simmering row at public broadcaster SABC could soon boil over into renewed protests. Just weeks before crucial polls, journalists, civil society, and trade unions accuse SABC of political meddling and censorship.
Family of Hussien Farghaly accuse police officers of torturing him to death, while police narrative claims he arrived “as a dead body” to the hospital
Security crackdown continues following dozens of arbitrary arrests and house raids
Two police officers and another demonstrator were injured
Police officer previously convicted of shooting Al-Sabbagh to death now facing re-trial, amid concerns of ‘evading accountability’
Suspect accused of first degree murder after shooting driver dead in Al-Darb Al-Ahmar
The House of Representatives continued discussion of the regulatory chart that will facilitate the election of internal parliamentary committees in Tuesday’s session
Nearly 130 were killed in deadly attacks in Damascus and Homs
Video by Asmaa Gamal and Ahmed Hendawy Editing by: Omar Korashi
It’s been a year of violence, unrest and historic change for the United States – both at home and abroad. With a presidential election just around the corner, the country’s future course is far from settled.
HRW cited 75 deaths after military forces fired at demonstrations
By Ahmed Hassan
Verdict is set to be issued on 13 December
The current protest movement has the potential of turning into an intifada, says Palestinian historian
Laws contain ‘elastic’ articles, amenable to interpretations that expand authorities’ ability to dismiss students, lawyer says
48 Brotherhood members facing murder charges in Mayada Ashraf’s controversial killing case
Demonstrations were held at the Press Syndicate one day after police attacked high school students’ rally, PhD and MBA holders’ burn certificates at another protest against cabinet
Almost 120 defendants charged with the burning of St Mary’s Church in Sohag
Four policemen were wounded in incident, transferred to hospital