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With the rise in the number of cases of Coronavirus in Egypt, politicians and human rights activists are raising their voices, demanding for the release of those in preventative custody especially for issues of opinion in light of the spread of the novel Coronavirus, which the World Health...
This paper begins by reviewing Egypt’s post-2011 transition prior to 2013, which includes briefs on the 2011-2012 parliamentary elections, the 2012 presidential elections, and unrest and sectarian violence during the period between Ḥusnī Mubārak’s overthrow and the summer of 2013.
The national front seeks to coordinate with religious institutions in order to raise awareness of the dangers of terrorism and violent armed groups. The assistant general secretary of the Wafd Party stressed that the religious institutions are aware of their role, concerned with development, and...
Bishop Musá stated that the church will not mobilize Copts to vote for any candidate in the forthcoming presidential elections. He stated that the Church stands at an equal distance from all candidates.
The Muslim Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice Party (FJP), the al-Jamā'ah al-Islāmīyah's Building and Development Party, the Egyptian Social Democratic Party (ESDP), al-Karāmah (Dignity) Party and the Reform and Development Party (RDP) agreed that the party with the majority of seats would name a...
Only six Copts made it to parliament in the recent parliamentary elections, including Ihāb Ramzī in North of al-Minya, Margaret 'Āzir in East of Cairo, Sāmih Makram 'Ubayd in the Red Sea and Hilmī Samuel in Asyut, 'Imād Jād and Amīn Iskandar. ['Imād Khalīl, al-Misrī al-Yawm, Jan. 15, p. 7]
al-Karāmah Party and The Popular Current (Al- Tayār Al- Shaʿbī), said in a statement that the Egyptian authorities only allowed a segment of Egyptians to publicly celebrate the liberation of Sinai day only because they are supporters of the regime. The party contends that Egyptian authorities deny...
A new experience lies ahead the Egyptian Social Democratic Party on whether it will succeed in coordinating with all parties of Egypt's democratic wing, regarding the upcoming local elections and other important issues of public interest, particularly the issues on freedoms and human rights.
Interviewers: Quinta Smit, Eline Kasanwidjojo and Nick Gjorvad   Language of interview: English (original interview), English (presented transcript)   Transcript: Eline Kasanwidjojo   Approval: Requested and no objection received   Prof. ʿAmrū Ḥamzāwī teaches political science at the American...
The National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) issued a statement condemning the measures taken by the security services during the demonstrations of 25 April, confirming that they clearly violated the Constitution.

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