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In a solidarity movement with the United Nations' International Day For the Elimination Of Violence Against Women in particular in Egypt and the Middle East region, a group of 15 young women stood on the steps of Cairo's Journalists’ Syndicate on Tuesday night with black make-up around their eyes...
The National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) is preparing a list with the names of forced disappearance victims that so far include 101 victims reportedly arrested by security forces.
During an aired interview on Al-Hayāt Channel, Egyptian researcher on Islamic Studies, Ahmad `Abdo, fiercely attacked Imām Al-Bukhāri, the Persian Islamic Scholar of the 9th century accusing him of defaming Muslim women as deficient in intelligence and religion and describing them as forming the...
The presidency stressed on the commitment of the Egyptian State to uphold the values of justice, accountability, and human rights. 
The year 2015 started with the killing of 21 Egyptian Christians working in Libya by Dā`esh. However, despite this bloody incident that took place last February, and despite the forced migration of the Christian families in the village of Kafr Darwish due to alleged defamation of the Prophet...
"I will adjourn the session, in case anyone breaks the legal, ethical, and fundamental rules of this Parliament": these were the words uttered by Dr. Āmna Nossair, whose thrusting personality had made her most probably best qualified to be the first woman to preside the Egyptian Parliament in its...
Al-Jazeera prominent journalist Ahmad Mansūr criticized the written statement of British Prime Minister David Cameron in which he described the Muslim Brotherhood “as possible indicator of extremism”. 
International reports on press freedoms from Reporters Without Borders and the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) have ranked Egypt as the country with the second-highest number of jailed journalists in the world. 
In a television interview aired on MBC Egypt channel, the Egyptian business tycoon and founder of the Free Egyptians Party (FEP), Najīb Sāwīris, criticized the State Support Coalition, comparing its formation to the tactics of the Muslim Brotherhood. 
During an aired interview on 'Sada Al-Balad' (Echo of the city) Channel, former deputy of the Constitutional Court, Dr. Tahāni al-Jibāli said that Egypt should not join the Islamic Military Alliance that Saudi Arabia had recently formed to battle terrorism in the Muslim World, denouncing the...
For the second time, Egypt has extended the detention of a journalist accused of releasing false news aimed at “spreading terror” and “joining a banned group” by another 15 days pending further investigation, the detainee's family and local media said.
Among statements disclosed to Associated Press (AP), the Egyptian author `Alā' al-Aswāni said “Freedom of expression is at its lowest point, worse than in the days of Husni Mubārak.” He added, that the authorities banned him last year from appearing on TV channels or getting published in Egyptian...
In an interview he gave to Misr al-`Arabyia newspaper, George Ishāq of the Egyptian National Council For Human Rights stated that the new amendments to prison laws allow female prisoners who give birth inside prisons to keep their children with them up to four years, increased from two years, and...
The sermon delivered by Shaikh `Abd al-Hakam Salāma of Cairo's Al-Hussain mosque last Friday has caused outrage among Islam scholars and imams. In his attempt to ban calls for demonstrations that jeopardize the state's stability, the imam of the mosque cited verses of the Qur'ān and the Hadīth...
According to the U.S. Breitbart Online newspaper, leaders of Egypt's Coptic Christian community called for the abolition of an “exploitative” blasphemy law, but praised President `Abd al-Fattāh al-Sisi for saving them from the oppression of the Muslim Brotherhood.
Tourism Minister Hīshām Za`zū` held a meeting on Thursday 10/12/2015 with Bishop Bōla of Tanta [Diocese] to discuss a new initiative to promote domestic tourism, launched by [Coptic Orthodox] Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark.
Egyptian writer and journalist, Ahmad Nāji, was brought to court Saturday, where he faces trial for writing an article obtaining “obscene sexual content”, as many express solidarity with the writer.
After more than 850 days behind bars without being charged Shawqān's trial has been postponed to February.
For many women in Egypt, fending off catcalls and lewd comments is a grim routine of daily life.
In coordination between Al-Azhar Institution and the Egyptian Church, the Together For The Sake Of Egypt's fourth assembly resumed its activities, today, Monday. The religious discourse committee, which is formed of priests and imams, work together under the slogan Working Together For Egypt.
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