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The Egyptian Security Apparatus arrested Layla Sayf, mother of political activist ʿAlāʾ ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ, her daughter Munā Sayf, and her sister Dr. Ahdāf Suwayf, in addition to Dr. Rabbāb al-Mahdī, assistant professor of political science at American University. On Wednesday, the four women...
Egyptian human rights activists circulated news this Sunday that the detainee ʿĀʾisha al-Shāṭir, daughter of the Muslim Brotherhood leader Khayrat al-Shāṭir, was transferred to prison hospital after her health deteriorated due to her hunger strike, which is approaching its third consecutive week.
Security agencies in the Upper Egyptian governorate of Qena deactivated a decision by Governor ‘Ādil Labīb to embark on works to refurbish the Anba Antonius and Virgin Mary Church in the village of Abū Shūshah.
The Coptic Orthodox Patriarchy in Alexandria warned that leaflets attributed to a Coptic author have been spread in the streets of Alexandria including false information about the “Copts’ success” in ousting the Islamists from power. Also the leaflet says that Copts have filed a claim for autonomy...
National Security personnel have revealed a list of public figures to be assassinated in a mosque in Nasr City, Cairo.
Unknown individuals distributed a statement believed to be from Ansār Bayt al- Maqdis  in some areas of Shaykh Zuwayyid and Rafah in North Sinai. They requested the residents to stand by them and support them until God’s justice is implemented. 
The Supreme State Security service has concluded its investigations into the explosions at the Church of Saint Mark and Saint Peter on January 1 2011 which killed twenty people and injured close to a hundred. The lawyer for the victims, Joseph Malāk, said the investigations into the issue had...
Residents of al-Khusūs have confirmed that the majority of the Muslims arrested have no connection to the event and were arrested unjustly after security forces stormed their homes and threatened the families with weapons. Maj. Gen. Mahmūd Yusrī, Director of al-Qalyubia Security Department, denied...
The New York Times Magazine published a detailed report about the torture and murder of ItalianPhD student Giulio Regeni who focused in his study on Egyptian street vendors’ union, “hoping to assess their union’s potential to drive political and social change.” He disappeared on the 25th of January...

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