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In recent days, a number of foreign embassies have urged the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to take serious steps to address the country’s record on human rights. It was stressed that failure to do so will continue to hinder the development of relations between Egypt and other foreign...
Many non-religious people in the West tend to believe religious people are irrational. Their view of religious Muslims is often even less favorable. They are, unjustly, often associated with religious extremism. Ignorance of the great diversity that we find in all religions as well as their...
With the increase in Coronavirus cases and deaths in Egypt and demands for the government to take preventative measures to get control over the third wave of the virus, doctors at the Ministry of Health were surprised with the ministry’s insistence that they sign a “non-disclosure agreement” (NDA).
In a letter sent to Egyptian Public Prosecutor Ḥamāda al-Ṣāwī, Amnesty International expressed its concern over the situation of imprisoned Egyptian journalist Sulāfa Majdī.
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...
The following text contains sensitive information and highlights various concerns from an Egyptian ambassador regarding foreign influence on political and environmental decisions and movements in Egypt.
Eight human rights organizations repeated their demands for the immediate release of Coptic activist Rāmī Kāmil and the dropping of the trumped-up charges against him after an entire year since his arrest.  They also called for the end of mistreating Egyptian human rights defenders and especially...
A year has passed since the arrest of Christian activist Rāmī Kāmil, who was detained on November 23, 2019 and is in remand detention under case number 1475 of 2019 with Supreme State Security.
Despite preventing visits to all Egyptian prisons until the end of March and the authorities agreeing to let in basic necessities to prisoners, a large number of families confirmed that they are not being allowed to bring in disinfectants, sanitizers, and other means of personal hygiene to fight...

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