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The Forces for Freedom and Change in Sudan called for night assemblies in different cities across the nation to protest the killing of the protestors in the capital, Khartoum.    Tens of protestors were killed at the beginning of the month when the Rapid Support Forces (RSF), also known as Janjawīd...
The ruling Transitional Military Council said more than one attempts to overthrow the council was planned and quashed in the previous period.  
The Sudanese Attorney General said that he was invited to attend a Military Council meeting to negotiate the oversight of the attorney’s office on the plan to clear up “Colombia” of criminals, an area near to the protests in the city center. He also added that “no protest clear ups were discussed...
The official spokesperson for the Military Investigation Committee, Brigadier General Hukūkī Abdul-Rahīm, announced the Khartoum protests clear up investigation results.   
Former prisoners belonging to the Muslim Brotherhood and other Islamic organizations report that the "Independent Youth Initiative,” an old initiative which was resurrected a few days ago, is a familiar tactic used in prisons to drive a wedge between the leadership of Muslim Brotherhood and the...
Whether it’s the expulsion of Bedouin families from the Jordan River Valley several days ago or the recent displacement of Palestinian families from the Old City of Jerusalem, the perpetrator remains the same.  The crimes may vary but the criminal is still raping the land and murdering its victims...
Muhammad ʿAbd al-ʿAtty al- Nūbī, President of the International Al-Azhar and Sufī Youth Union, invited Egyptian youth groups to stand as one against what he describes the spiral of despicable violence that spread through Egypt recently. Al-Nūbī stressed today, in his declaration, that what happened...
From time to time, I receive invitations to participate in dialogues, platforms, forums, seminars, or to contribute intellectually through research papers, on the perceptions and scenarios on the future of our Arab region. All these dialogues are directly or indirectly connected with the interest...
A number of Copts in the village of Dāyr Jabal al- Tāyr, Samalūt, Minya, have accused the security forces of dealing with the angry youth during the protests calling for the return of the disappeared housewife with much repression and brutality.
In Egypt there are a million children that are being tortured.
A number of Muslim Brotherhood member in al- Faiyum have announced organizing militias called “Faiyum Armed Battalions.”
Earlier, we have discussed the importance of improving the performance of the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) in Egypt, especially in light of the plans to reconstitute the NCHR over the coming period of time. In fact, it is necessary to improve the NCHR’s performance at the domestic and...
Commenting on the coverage of the Egyptian presidential election and human rights issues by foreign media institutions, Egyptian Journalist ‘Imād al-Dīn Ḥussayn said that there is no conspiracy by all foreign media outlets against Egypt, and even if some of them misreport against Egypt, others work...
The Human Rights Department in the Ministry of Interior, headed by Major-General Muḥammad ʿAbd al-Ḥamīd Yūsuf (Assistant to the Minister for Human Rights), organized a training series for officers responsible for detention procedures inside central prisons and police stations.
Muḥammad Fā’iq, President of the National Human Rights Council, said that the Egyptian population is the only party capable of recruiting President ʿ Abd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī to serve a second presidential term, pointing out that the president wished to serve only term, but the people...
The New York Times Magazine published a detailed report about the torture and murder of ItalianPhD student Giulio Regeni who focused in his study on Egyptian street vendors’ union, “hoping to assess their union’s potential to drive political and social change.” He disappeared on the 25th of January...
A military court decided to adjourn the cases of virginity tests and Maspero incidents to the February 5-6 sessions.   Plaintiff Samīrah Ibrāhīm attended a court session on Sunday (January 29) with her lawyers in the case in which drafted physician Ahmad ‘Ādil al-Mūjī is standing trial over...
Activist Michael Nabīl, who was pardoned on the first anniversary of the January 25, 2012 Revolution, said that he was not subjected to any torture inside his prison but watched many torture cases inside military jails and al-Marg prison, where he was serving a three-year term for insulting the...
Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) reiterated its support to a draft law on Anti-Torture submitted by human rights activist and head of the legal unit at United Group for Law, Nejād Al-Bora`ī'.
A large number of activists and representatives of political movements on Thursday (January 19), started a march demanding the release of blogger Michael Nabīl, chanting slogans rejecting that civilians be brought before military courts. Nabīl's father, who participated in the march that started...

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