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Several mathematics professors from across the world launched a website in solidarity with Dr. Laylā Suwayf in light of what her family has experienced since the arrest of her son ʿAlāʾ ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ and daughter Sanāʾ Sayf. 
Lawyer Karīm ʿAbd al-Rāḍī said that the Supreme State Security Prosecution decided to detain Haytham Ḥassan, journalist for al-Masry ‎al-Youm [al-Miṣrī al-Yawm], for 15 days under pending investigation case number 586 of 2020.  This is the same case number for film producer Muʿataz ʿAbd al-Wahāb...
The Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms (ECRF) has launched a campaign to write about human rights violations women experience in prison.  The campaign called “They are in Prison” lasts from December 6 to December 8. 
Egyptian actor and singer Muḥammad Ramaḍān sparked controversy, after a picture of him seemingly embracing Israeli singer Omer Adam, while on a trip to the UAE was posted online.  Egyptian and Arab intellectuals and actors criticized Ramaḍān, stressing that normalization is a disgrace and betrayal...
International condemnation for the vicious, oppressive campaign against the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) continues to roll in after the arrest of three of its leaders.  Foreign governments, the United Nations, and dozens of local and international organizations demanded the...
Eight human rights organizations repeated their demands for the immediate release of Coptic activist Rāmī Kāmil and the dropping of the trumped-up charges against him after an entire year since his arrest.  They also called for the end of mistreating Egyptian human rights defenders and especially...
A year has passed since the arrest of Christian activist Rāmī Kāmil, who was detained on November 23, 2019 and is in remand detention under case number 1475 of 2019 with Supreme State Security.
As the activist ʿAlāʾ ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ entered the 27th day of his hunger strike, his family attempted for the 16th time to bring some basic necessities to him, including a rehydration solution, medicine and vitamins.
Legal researcher Muḥammad ʿUbayd said that from a constitutional perspective, a penal code cannot include phrases like “a threat to family values,” “violating public morals,” or “offending the public’s sense of shame.”  According to him, these terms are extraordinarily vague and have no boundaries...
A tragic scene emerged from the Mamluk [al-Mamālīk] Cemetery after the demolition of dozens of tombs to make way for the Paradise [al-Firdaws] Axis [a highway project to connect al-Firdaws Square on Ṣalāḥ Sālim Street to al-Mushīr Axis].  Pictures and videos circulating on social media show...

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