Dual Egyptian-US citizen Aya Hegazy and seven others were acquitted by Cairo Criminal Court on Sunday of charges stemming from their work at the Belady Foundation for Street Children, the nongovernmental organization Hegazy co-founded with her husband.
Human Rights Watch is urging Egyptian authorities to disclose information relating to the whereabouts of four Palestinian men affiliated with neighbouring Gaza’s governing authority Hamas.
A 19-year-old prisoner in Egypt’s Borg al-Arab prison died from a brain tumour on Thursday after authorities refused to release him for medical treatment.
Parliament’s Legislative Committee studies “Red Sea Islands” case, approves amendments of Protest Law
In a parliamentary general session on Monday, parliament speaker Ali Abdul Aal has finalised the decision on various issues that have been pending for a month.
A three-month state of emergency and an amendment to the Emergency Law were approved by Parliament in the legislative body’s Tuesday session, after the Cabinet and presidency officially declared the exceptional rule of law on Monday, and Parliament’s legislative committee discussed the amendment proposed by Alliance to Support Egypt MP …
President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi asserted on Thursday that he will only run for the upcoming presidential election in 2018 if the Egyptians are seeking this, during a televised interview with the US based TV channel FOX news, noting that dictatorship has no longer a place in Egypt.
A nineteen-year-old detainee in Borg al-Arab Prison went into a coma as a result of complications from a brain tumor, according to a medical report released on Monday from Borg al-Arab’s government hospital.
Rights group have slammed US President Donald Trump ahead of a meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, whose regime has killed and imprisoned thousands of people.
Since 2013, Egypt’s new authoritarian government has systematically widened its repression of the opposition to targets beyond the Islamist spectrum.
“If there is one thing that this prison experience has taught me, it is that I know I’m stronger; I went through the worst already,” said Asmaa Hamdy, a dentistry student at al-Azhar University.