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Amid plan to redevelop Nazlet al-Semman, evictions without warning for residents of low-income neighborhood

After finishing a day of work as a Giza tour guide under the blazing August sun, Sayed Omar* returned to his neighborhood, Sin al-Agouz in Nazlet al-Semman, to find his house, along with dozens of others, had been reduced to rubble.

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Prosecution orders release of Seif El-Din Ahmed, Nazly Mustafa in Fairmont rape caseProsecution orders release of Seif El-Din Ahmed, Nazly Mustafa in Fairmont rape case

Egypt’s Public Prosecution ordered, on Wednesday, for the release of two provisional detainees who were being held pending investigations into an infamous gang rape case known as the Fairmont incident. The released have been identified as Seif El-Din Ahmed and Nazly Mustafa.

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Security forces crack down on refugees protesting violence, harassment

Security forces used batons and water cannons to disperse a protest by refugees in front of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in 6th of October City on Sunday, according to several eyewitnesses. Police arrested a number of protesters and confiscated phones from several others to prevent any pictures …

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