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Interviewer: Eline Kasanwidjojo   Language of interview: English (original interview) English (presented transcript)   Transcript: Eline Kasanwidjojo   Approval: Requested and no objection received     This is an interview with Dr. Kamāl al-Hilbāwī, a former member of the Muslim Brotherhood...
Background: Out of 60 million Egyptian people (statistics from 1995), there is not one person who could fulfil the position of vice-president, according to then-president Ḥusnī Mubārak, which has been the case for around 14 years. In 1995, Mubārak was the victim of an assassination attempt in Addis...
Saʿd al-Dīn Ibrāhīm was born in Mansūrah, Egypt in 1938. He has been a highly controversial figure in Egypt for many years because of his strong stance on civil society, democracy and minority rights. In 2000, Ibrāhīm attracted international attention when he was arrested by Egyptian security along...
Jacques Waardenburg is a Dutch emeritus professor and believes that most Muslim countries have great drawbacks, and that Muslims want and need to see values such as justice, security and democracy prevail. Regarding democracy, Waardenburg believes that, in principle, people should participate in...
Hāla Muṣṭafā was born in Egypt in 1958, although Muṣṭafā was appointed to be a member of the new Policies Committee of the National Democratic Party (NDP) in 2002, Muṣṭafā presents herself as an independent writer and thinker more than a party member. This commitment is reflected in her...
Former President Muhammad Morsi, as well as more than 100 others, received the death sentence for escaping prison during the 25 of January Revolution in 2011. The decision came after rapid mass trials which the United Nations described as “unprecedented in modern history.” Amnesty International...
In an attempt to ease the tension between protesters in al-Tahrīr square and the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF), 65 activists and public figures suggest opening up nominations for presidential candidates on 25 January, closing the nomination period on the anniversary of former President...
Italian journalist Pietro Vernizzi Interviews Cornelis Hulsman about the murder of Italian PhD student Giullio Regeni in Egypt. His murder is unlikely the work of Egyptian security as speculations go.  
The Egyptian General Union of Copts slammed Friday the latest European Parliament (EP) report in which the Egyptian human rights record was criticized.
Number 10 will this week host its own Pyramid-shaped elephant in the room as Egypt's President `Abd al-Fattāh al-Sisi sits down for an expensive meal with Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron. There will be the protesters hooting in the background, but the said elephant will repeat only one...

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