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Controversy hits Egyptian social media days before the tenth anniversary of the January Revolution, as the regime brands the 25th of January as a National Police day, as well as announcing the issuance of a coin bearing the slogan ‘January 25 is Egypt's Police day’.
The Cairo Criminal Court held on Sunday a conference for looking at an imprisonment renewal order for the Egyptian lawyer, Hudā ʿAbd al-Munʿim, and the detainee ‘Āi’sha al-Shāṭir daughter of the prominent leader of the Muslim Brotherhood Khayrat al-Shāṭir.
The history of the late Waḥīd Ḥāmid’s works shows that he was a role model for artists and creative types.  He knew, according to the title of his early film “Man Only Lives Once” (1981) that the intellectual’s intense struggle with power would bring an end to the stable life that he had wanted to...
In 1943, commenting on an accusation made by a British court about Zionist leaders smuggling weapons to gangs in Palestine, David Ben-Gurion said, “From now on, to be anti-Zionist means that you are anti-Semitic.” This was an early attempt to displace the concept of ‘anti-Semitism’ that was...
On Wednesday, August 5, the Egyptian Public Prosecution revealed that the public prosecutor had ordered an investigation into the sexual assault of a woman at the Fairmont Nile City Hotel in Cairo, following a report from the National Council for Women.
Journalists and human rights lawyers announced that photojournalist Muḥammad al-Rāʿī was freed Sunday after disappearing three days ago.
Sāra ʿAllām is an Egyptian journalist and church affairs editor for the Egypt based “al-Yawm al-Sābiʿ” newspaper. She said that she was surprised that Bishop Aghāthūn of bishop Maghāghah and al-ʿIdwah, filed a lawsuit against her, accusing her of defamation because of her book titled “The murder...
An official in the National Committee for Human Rights in Qatar has revealed that the Committee has ordered the Qatari authorities to cooperate with their Egyptian counterparts, the National Council of Human Rights in Egypt, with the aim of solving the issue regarding the return of 400 Egyptians...
A number of doctors in the Munira [al-Munīra] Hospital in Cairo threatened to resign after the death of the doctor Walīd Yaḥiyā who had been tested positive for the Coronavirus but did not receive sufficient treatment. Yaḥiyā’s death is not an individual case.  Within the last 24 hours four doctors...
27 days have passed since the well-known leftist human rights activist ʿAlāʾ ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ began his hunger strike in Ṭurah prison, which is located in the south of Cairo.  al-Fattāḥ’s mother, the maths teacher at Cairo university and political activist, Laylā Suwayf, fights to bring medicine and...

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