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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...
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...
ʿImād Ḥijāb, a human rights expert and human rights researcher, stressed the necessity to mobilize civil society, lawyers and law firms in the country to form a national lobby to classify the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist group worldwide.  Additionally, efforts should be made to stop attempts...
Major General Hishām al-Ḥalabī, advisor to the Nasser Higher Military Academy, said that the Muslim Brotherhood terrorist group was planning to bring the people of Gaza to the Sinai. However, following the failure of this plan, terrorist groups were planning to seize northern Sinai.
For decades now, Egyptian Coptic Christians and Muslims have been citing widely diverging numbers for the percentage of Christians in Egypt. In the absence of reliable, published data, the figures vary wildly, anywhere from 6 to 24 percent of population.
President of the Egyptian Union for Human Rights Organizations (EUHRO), Dr. Najīb Gobra'īl, condemned the reports released by both Amnesty International (AI) and Human Rights Watch (HRW) on the Cathedral incident, describing it 'a sectarian attack' and that '[Egyptian] authorities should better...
Human Rights Watch (HRW) raised its concern about what it called “travel restrictions” on civilians in Egypt, saying that the state is turning its borders into “de facto prison walls”.
This article pertains to the status of Human Rights in Egypt, through the reporting of the US-based Human Rights Watch. A report from the HRW states that human rights in Egypt are deteriorating for a number of different groups throughout the country. Religious discrimination of Copts and Baha’is...
Al-Dustūr reports on the joint statement issued by Human Rights Watch and the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights on the decree issued by the Ministry of Interior allowing putting a "-" in the religion entry for Bahā’īs.
Photos of the military-style parade staged by the Muslim Brotherhood at al-Azhar University raised alarm in the Egyptian press that the Muslim Brotherhood was forming a militia.

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