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How Sisi is destabilising Egypt

Since 2013, Egypt’s new authoritarian government has systematically widened its repression of the opposition to targets beyond the Islamist spectrum.

1,181 students detained, 21 killed, 65 referred to military trials in 3 years: AFTE

Egyptian authorities took punitive action against 2,297 student activists nationwide between 2013 and 2016, according to a report by the Egypt-based Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression, supported by the Norwegian Students and Academics International Assistance Fund.

Families of Aqrab Prison detainees report maltreatment and torture

Families of prisoners accused of involvement in an assassination attempt on Deputy Prosecutor General Zakareya Abdel Aziz reported incidents of maltreatment in Cairo’s maximum security Aqrab Prison on Tuesday.

Police hold Strong Egypt Party Alexandria leader and labor activist in undisclosed location

Police arrested Strong Egypt Party Alexandria coordinator Hossam al-Naggar and are holding him in an undisclosed location after storming his house on Friday evening without a permit, the political party said in a statement released on Saturday.