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Eight years have passed since the 2011 revolution that succeeded in toppling former Egyptian president Ḥusnī Mubārak, but intense debate has recently broken out concerning the fate of individuals widely considered at the time to be ‘icons’ of the uprising following a series of videos recently...
Shimrit Meir, an Israeli Orientalist said that "American efforts to declare the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization require us to always remember that this group is the grandfather and grandmother of al-Qāʿidah and ISIS. It is an organization that gave birth to Muḥammad Mursī, the...
The Cairo Criminal Court continues to hear the prosecutor's pleading in the retrial of the ousted President Muḥammad Mursī and 23 Brotherhood leaders in connection with Ḥamas with the maximum sentence imposed on the defendants. The session will be held under the chairmanship of Judge Muḥammad...
For the first time in years we had one of our student interns questioned and detained by Egyptian police for one day which has resulted in questions from a number of our relations. It all turned out to be a very unfortunate misunderstanding, but it nevertheless was very unpleasant for our student....
Nine Egyptian human rights organizations including Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS), al-Nadīm Center, Egyptian Front for Human Rights (EFHR), Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms (ECRF), and the Egyptian Center for Economic and Social Rights (ECESR) have condemned coercive...
ʿAlāʾ al-Aswānī grew up in a family with a history of national struggle and a good education that made him a skilled computer programmer. Like millions of young people in Egypt, he dreamed of democratic change. In 2005 he created a blog in his name and his wife Manal which called for an end to...
The routine of Egyptian blogger and political dissident ʿAlāʾ ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ, consists of being released from prison in the morning only to return at the end of the day. ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ, was released from prison last March but will be subjected to severe surveillance by the state for the next five...
A research paper by ‘The Arab Network for Human Rights Information’ found that news of the death of former Egyptian president Muḥammad Mursī constituted a “scandal for Egyptian media.”
In a hearing held today with regard to the case of espionage for Ḥamās, the representative of the Supreme State Security Prosecution Muḥammad Jamāl revealed the details of the phone call between the ousted President MuḥammadMursī and the Director of his Office Aḥmad ‘Abd al ʿĀṭī as he was in...
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.

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