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An Israeli commentator has accused the Trump administration of pushing towards a confrontation in the West Bank and occupied Jerusalem that would lead to Palestinian and Israeli bloodshed. Akiva Eldar, a commentator in the Hebrew version of al-monitor [al-Mūnītūr], said the participation of the...
The first hours of voting in the referendum to amend the Egyptian constitution, Saturday, witnessed a weak turnout of voters in most governorates.  Attempts to mobilize Copts and women in an effort to confront low voter turnout were evident with the start of Egyptians voting at home.  Voting will...
The annual conference at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya, commonly known as the National Resilience Conference, which kicked off on Sunday, was preoccupied with three main issues.  The most important issues were related to Israel's prospects and ability to win a future war and questions about...
The Arab Media Freedom Monitor (an Egyptian non-profit organization) certified 41 violations of journalists’ rights and a rise in the number of blocked websites to 520 in its June report.  The violations included 13 counts related to detention and arrest, 7 counts from precautionary measures, 6...
A number of human rights organizations released a joint statement, expressing their concern about the increase of arrests and detainments throughout Egypt after the protests on September 20th.  The organizations stated that operations to kidnap and arbitrarily detain protesters, activists, lawyers...
In the wake of increased incidents related to Islamophobia, the current British government, under the control of the conservative party, is trying to figure out a way to define Islamophobia, after rejecting the APPG's proposed definition, in order to meet the practical and legal challenges facing...
On Sunday, September 29th, the Sudanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs summoned the Egyptian ambassador in Khartoum over the arrest of Sudanese student Walīd ʿAbd al-Raḥmān in Egypt, who has been accused of taking part in protests against Egyptian president ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī’s government. 
Human rights activist and member of the Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms, Mīnā Thābit, uncovered that the Egyptian national security apparatus demanded a church to remove a marble plaque, commemorating the lives of those lost in front of the Maspero Television building in 2011.  The...
Summary: On the fourth anniversary of the celebration of “international access to information day,” the Egyptian Observatory for Journalism and Media (EOJM) published a research paper entitled “Freedom of information in Egypt...a constitutional principle without legal regulation.” In the report,...
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.

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