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After facing a worldwide rejection since it was issued in May 2017, and in response to a request made by President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī during the World Youth Forum convening in Sharm al-Shaykh, Prime Minister Musṭafá Madbūlī announced on Wednesday the formation of a governmental committee to...
The Egyptian Ministry of Interior launched an expansive security campaign on one of the Upper-Egyptian villages of al-Minyā Governorate south of the country, which led to the arrest of dozens of villagers as a response to attacks targeting Christian families over the past two days. This has...
In his recently published book “al-Dhāt fī al-Fikr al-ˈArabī wā al-Islāmī” (TheSelf In Arab Islamic Thought), Moroccan thinker and author Muḥammad al-Miṣbāḥī continues to explore the relationship between the Arab Islamic philosophy and sciences, including mathematics, natural sciences, logic and...
Lawyers from the legal committee of the Heliopolis Center for Political and Human Rights Researches (HCPHRR) filed a complaint with Egypt's prosecutor general accusing the minister of Justice, Ahmad al-Zind, of incitement to violence, hate, and of accusing countries with strong ties to Egypt of...
We, Arabs, do not like losers, even when these prove to be true heroes rebelling against forces of power. Not only do we not like them, but we tend to punish them further by forgetting them or wiping them from existence. We are the sons of a tribal culture which glorifies power, banishes those who...
Egyptian journalists organized a protest on Thursday in front of their syndicate. Gathered under the slogan "freedom is a genuine right", the journalists demand the release of all journalists detained on the ground of peaceful demonstration and freedom of expression in defense of public liberties....
The wave of the Arab Spring came to revive the hopes of the Arab people to rise from the rubble of local despotism and foreign colonialism. This upraise came spontaneous in the full sense of the term, I mean, at its inception, when Muhammad Būazīzi set himself on fire in response to the injustice...
In an article published in the British journal, “The Independent,” reporter Robert Fisk described legislation to criminalize boycotting Israel as being stupid and in conflict with the foundations of democracy. The law, championed by Canada’s conservative leader, Stephen Harper, would define...
“In international law,” tweeted Muhammad al-Barādē`i on December 22, “the UN Security Council can turn to the International Criminal Court (ICC) the crimes of enforced disappearance even if the country [where the crime is committed] is not a party in that court.”
  11 NGOs issued a collective statement doubting the seriousness of the Egyptian government in addressing its human rights profile. According to the statement, “Egypt’s announcement to accept some of the international recommendations will be meaningless if the government did not act to achieve them...

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