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Dozens of bearded police officers and constables protested outside the interior ministry headquarters on Wednesday (October 31) to demand returning to their jobs by virtue of court rulings in their favor.
Anonymous sources stated to al-Watan that security forces arrested a new cell that is accused of espionage for a foreign country.
The security apparatuses of Egypt's Ministry of Interior thwarted what it called “the biggest plot” of a double suicide bombing on a church in Alexandria, coinciding with the `Eid Al-Fitr festivities.
This past Sunday, the Cairo Security Directorate started a series of seminars and programs related to the field of human rights, and legal education for officers and members of the police, especially to those dealing directly with the public such as the police and criminal investigation departments...
The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) expressed its deep condemnation of the attack on a large number of lawyers late last night by the security forces in the Dokki Police Station. EOHR asserted that this was contrary to the law and the constitution.
A delegation from the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) in Egypt carried out a field visit to the notorious Al-`Aqrab Prison in Tora, to find out the reality of the situation inside it and how detainees and prisoners were treated there.
Despite the public positions of the Egyptian State which completely opposes reconciliation with the Muslim Brotherhood, meetings have been held in prisons most likely to formulate a new deal between the group and the State to change the approach of the relations that has always been characterized...
In a statement released by president of Hizb Misr al-Horreya (The Egypt Freedom Party, EFP),Tāmer Sehāb, the Party calls on the Minister of Justice to bring himself to justice.
The Human Rights Center to Support Digital Expression, known as HRDO, said that the year 2016 witnessed successive attacks Egyptian people suffered due to violations practiced by Egyptian security forces, such as abduction, torture, and forced disappearance.
The recent case of police torture causing the death of a young man detained in Al-Tālibiya police station has stirred an uproar in Egypt, especially after the Ministry of Interior's statement, that the cause of death was due to an "acute [blood] circulatory insufficiency. The family of the diseased...
Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court ruled on Saturday that only the first paragraph of Article 10, which grants the interior ministry authority to deny protest requests, was unconstitutional.
The following study aims to explain the process of racism by defining both the biological and social concept of race. The author subsequently builds on this to describe the question of racism of Somalis in Cairo, Egypt.
This report by Arab-West Report explains the context of the massive destruction of churches and Christian institutions in Egypt in August 2013.
The headlines in the West will read, ‘Mubārak sentenced to life imprisonment.’ They may also say, ‘Egyptians take to the street in protest.’ Confused? Unless one reads more deeply the obvious connection must be that protestors wanted his head, literally. The reality is rather simple, just not...
I. Introduction In 2007, Rā’id al-Sharqāwī, a retired Egyptian coast guard intelligence officer, provided former intern Maria Rezzonico figures on the number of Copts in Egypt by governorate. These numbers were never published and so, in December of 2011, Ra’ed was interviewed once more to compile...
[The interview was carried out by Cornelis Hulsman, the transcript was made by Fidel Bartholdy]
During the last few days, occupied with recent news of attacks and demolishing of two churches in Imbābah, as well as attacks on Egyptian Christian youths protesters, no one paid attention to the news about expanding the emergency law to the end of parliament and presidential elections.  
  On March 15, 2011, the Minister of Interior Affairs, Mansūr al-'Īsawī, decided to cancel the State Security and the establishment of a new department in the Ministry called "National Security department."   This department will be concerned with national security and cooperating with state's...
Coptic Orthodox activist laymen call to change the list of rules and legislations regulating the election of the Coptic patriarch. A Coptic Orthodox member of the Council of State sent a letter to President Mubārak with suggested rules.


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