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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.
The death of Muḥammad  Mursī, Egypt’s first elected president since the 2011 revolution, on June 17 sparked a wave of controversy and conflicting truths between human rights organizations and Egyptian media. Mursī died in court in Cairo where he was on trial facing charges of espionage.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) said that the final draft of a constitution approved on November 29, 2012, by Egypt’s 100-member constituent assembly protects some rights but undermines others.  
Egypt's Constituent Assembly has passed a draft constitution that fails to protect women's rights or guarantee religious freedom, Human Rights Watch said.
Egypt is going through a new battle in the UN in the context of combating terrorism.
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. 
MP `Alā’ `Ābid, and chairman of Egypt’s parliament’s Human Rights Committee, said that it was time for defenders of human rights around the world to address the lack of professionalism of Human Rights Watch, which goes well beyond its role as a rights organization. In his press statement on Tuesday...


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