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Egypt: No End to Systematic Repression… Human Rights Defenders and Ordinary Citizens Targeted, Harassed, Tortured

Egypt’s superficial attempts to create an impression of human rights progress failed to disguise the government’s brutal repression of all manner of dissent in 2021, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2022.

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Egypt tests economic outreach to Syria through labor unions

Egypt, along with the UAE and other Arab states, has begun to test the possibilities of engagement with Syria. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, once ostracized by Arab capitals, seems to have weathered the eleven year civil war. Many Arab countries believe that there needs to be an Arab counterweight to …

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Egypt: prosecutors remove political activist from ‘terrorist’ list

The Egyptian Public Prosecution Service accepted yesterday the petition filed by political activist Mamdouh Hamza against the inclusion of his name on the state’s list of “terrorists”. The move annuls the decision in the case last October in which he was convicted for “inciting violence and spreading fake news aiming …

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