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The author criticizes the state’s emergency law, in effect for nearly 25 years, which has helped the state impose its repressive authority on the people and silence opposition parties and views deemed as violating the ordinary permitted framework.
The Supreme Military Court wrote the final chapter last Thursday in a mysterious saga involving suspected members of the country’s largest militant organization, Al-Gama’a Al-Islamiya. Twenty-one defendants had been charged with planning to revive the group’s activities in the Mediterranean city of...
Egyptian state security prosecutors are currently questioning a member of the Jihad group who was extradited to Egypt last September. Police have also arrested 22 members of the underground Talae’i Al-Fat-h, Vanguards of Conquest, on charges of attempting to revive the group’s activities in the...
Canadian authorities recently arrested an Egyptian Islamist accused of involvement in the 1981 assassination of President Anwar El-Sadat and confined him in a prison near Toronto airport. Islamist sources identified the militant as Mahmoud Sayyed Gaballah, who left Egypt in 1991.
Bars and shops selling alcohol, video tape rental shops and huge street billboards advertising steamy pictures of Egypt’s top actresses are among the targets of the country’s largest militant organization, Al-Gama’a Al-Islamiyya.
When general Habib El Adly took charge of the Ministry of Interior, he started a new security era. Some of his characteristics are calmness, self- confidence, objectivity and intelligence. General Habib El Adly is adopting the slogan " no one is above the law". The Minster also responded to...
Amnesty International and the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) have said in reports on the year 1997 there have been two negative developments. The first was the People’s Assembly’s decision to extend the Emergency Law, in force since 1981, for three more years. The second negative...

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