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 Amnesty International (AI) said that a draft constitution approved by Egypt’s Constituent Assembly falls well short of protecting human rights and, in particular, ignores the rights of women, restricts freedom of expression in the name of protecting religion, and allows for the military trial of...
The last Muslim in the town of M'Baka in the Central African Republic, Sālih Dido, Deputy Mayor of the town, has been killed, in another instance of ethnic cleansing in the country, according to French newspaper Le Monde. Thousands of Muslims had gathered in the town to flee in early February,...
Associations supporting the rights of gays and lesbians have increased in the Arab World.
Dr. Yūnis Makhyūn, head of Nūr Party, describes what happens in the Central African Republic as ethnic cleansing of Muslims by Christians, with the atrocities happening being worse than one could imagine. Because of the violence, many Muslims fled to neighboring communities. Makhyūn stated through...
Najuīb Jubra’īl, head of the Egyptian Union Organization for Human Rights, has issued an official statement that has denounced the joint statement which was issued by Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International on June 9, 2014. 
The Center for Arab-West Understanding had faced numerous obstacles from the moment the founders wanted to establish the organization in 2004, despite its lofty goal of facilitating understanding between communities in Egypt and the Arab World and the West, through producing material for Arab-Wes
Slightly more than one hundred years ago on November 2, 1917, the Balfour Declaration was signed. The recently celebrated anniversary of the declaration led to expressions of appreciation, critique, hope, and fear through global media outlets, such as the Huffington Post, The Guardian, and the...
Slightly more than one hundred years ago on November 2, 1917, the Balfour Declaration was signed. The recently celebrated anniversary of the declaration led to expressions of appreciation, critique, hope, and fear through global media outlets, such as the Huffington Post, The Guardian, and the...
With a weakening economy, populism on the rise, and the hunt for scapegoats, personal rights and freedoms seem to be on the decline in Egypt. People live in fear for their right to exist and to live a peaceful life, due to a lack of social acceptance, as well as pressure from the government....
This article is the first part of a series of three on sexual harrasement in Egypt, following in the wake of the killing of a South Korean woman in Siwa: In the first part, we give an overview on the situation in Egypt, in the second part we will examine the legal framework, and in the final part,...

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