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Egyptian women experience different kinds of violence and recently the violations against female human rights activists and women’s rights defenders have increased. According to the organisation, Nazra for Feminist Studies, the violations against women in Egypt are increasing. These violations...
After Saturday protests against President al-Bashīr’s government, clashes between the protesters and the Sudanese security forces led to the killing of 5 people and more than 25 wounded. An eyewitness said that those demonstrations in Omdurman [Umm Durmān], seems to be the biggest since their...
Usāma Aḥmad Aḥmad Murād, a former prisoner of Ṭurah Prison, was driven to suicide on Monday morning after facing bad treatment at the hands of the prison administration. A tweet published on Monday morning by Egyptian journalist ʿAbd al-Raḥmān ʿAyyāsh revealed the detainee had committed suicide not...
The NGO International-Lawyers.Org condemned Egyptian authorities for forbidding one of its members from attending the forty-sixth session of the African Commission for Human and Peoples' Rights held in Sharm al-Shaykh between 24 April and 14 May.
Recently released political activist, ʿAlāʾ ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ, announced on Wednesday that he had gone to the National Council for Human Rights to complain about the inflexibility of carrying out the punishment of police observation.
Germany criticized the massive arrest campaign conducted by the Egyptian security forces last Friday in advance of demonstrations scheduled for next Friday aimed at asking the Egyptian President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī to step down.
The newspaper “Mada Masr” [Madā Miṣr] said that unidentified security officers wearing civilian clothes arrested Shādī Zalaṭ, a journalist working for the newspaper, at his home early Saturday morning.  His arrest came days after he published an article about the new assignment to Russia given to...
Over the past two days, participants gathered at the Egypt Media Forum to discuss the state of journalism in Egypt and the factors, affecting its quality and production.  Under the title of “Quality Journalism: Content, Practices and Business Models,” the forum, as organized by the DEDI Media Club...
The Arab Media Freedom Monitor (an Egyptian non-profit organization) certified 41 violations of journalists’ rights and a rise in the number of blocked websites to 520 in its June report.  The violations included 13 counts related to detention and arrest, 7 counts from precautionary measures, 6...
A number of human rights organizations released a joint statement, expressing their concern about the increase of arrests and detainments throughout Egypt after the protests on September 20th.  The organizations stated that operations to kidnap and arbitrarily detain protesters, activists, lawyers...

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