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Egyptian Musician Hānī Mihannā’s statements about prison conditions in Egypt for senior businessmen, politicians, and ministers at the beginning of President al-Sīsī’s reign in 2014 has sparked controversy. 
Statements made by musician and composer Hānī Mihannā about his time in prison with former President Ḥusnī Mubārak's sons and others have sparked outrage on Egyptian social media
The history of the late Waḥīd Ḥāmid’s works shows that he was a role model for artists and creative types.  He knew, according to the title of his early film “Man Only Lives Once” (1981) that the intellectual’s intense struggle with power would bring an end to the stable life that he had wanted to...
Less than 24 hours after the Economic Court ruled Ḥanīn Ḥussām and Mawada al-Adham innocent of the charges of assaulting society and the Egyptian family’s values and principles, an appellate judge from the North Cairo Court in al-ʿAbāssiyya renewed their detention for 15 days as another case...
The Cairo Criminal Court held on Sunday a conference for looking at an imprisonment renewal order for the Egyptian lawyer, Hudā ʿAbd al-Munʿim, and the detainee ‘Āi’sha al-Shāṭir daughter of the prominent leader of the Muslim Brotherhood Khayrat al-Shāṭir.
Several mathematics professors from across the world launched a website in solidarity with Dr. Laylā Suwayf in light of what her family has experienced since the arrest of her son ʿAlāʾ ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ and daughter Sanāʾ Sayf. 
On December 18, the European Parliament voted on a resolution on the deteriorating situation of human rights in Egypt. The EU Parliament demanded that Egyptian authorities immediately release 25 detainees and cooperate with Italy over the murder case of Italian student Giulio Regeni.  It also...
The Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms (ECRF) has launched a campaign to write about human rights violations women experience in prison.  The campaign called “They are in Prison” lasts from December 6 to December 8. 
International condemnation for the vicious, oppressive campaign against the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) continues to roll in after the arrest of three of its leaders.  Foreign governments, the United Nations, and dozens of local and international organizations demanded the...
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) was established in 2002.  Its goal was to strengthen and defend basic rights and freedoms in Egypt.  However, since its founding 18 years ago, it has become clear that its real goal was to attack the Egyptian state and constantly try to bring down...

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