The Egyptian 24-year-old young woman who reportedly took her own life in northern Egypt is a victim of social vices and deeply-rooted flawed beliefs, turning a victim into a culprit, experts told The New Arab.
The Egyptian authorities have failed to protect vulnerable refugees and asylum seekers from pervasive sexual violence, including by failing to investigate rape and sexual assault, Human Rights Watch said today.
Calls for toughening laws against child marriage and violence against children in Egypt have been renewed after an underage girl had been unofficially married and her chastity questioned by her husband.
The son of the late Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi is still being held in solitary confinement by the regime of Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi following his detention in December 2016 after he called for the UN to investigate the violations against his father while in prison. Lawyer Osama Morsi was a …
After two weeks and numerous delays and arguments, delegates to the Cop27 climate conference in Egypt finally managed to come to an agreement overnight on tackling the climate emergency.
Egyptian political prisoner Alaa Abdel Fattah has been on hunger strike since April to protest the injustice of his charges. The activist, who was at the forefront of anti-government protests in Egypt, has been repeatedly imprisoned since 2014 and is currently serving a five-year sentence for ‘spreading fake news’.
This year’s COP27 in Egypt has prompted more advocacy than ever for inclusive and fair negotiations about climate justice, the disproportionate impact of environmental damage, and reparations to the most vulnerable communities.
Jailed British-Egyptian activist Alaa Abd el-Fattah’s health has “deteriorated severely”, his sisters said Thursday after the first family visit since he ended a seven-month-long hunger strike.
Egyptian authorities have reportedly detained hundreds of people in a nationwide crackdown following calls for anti-government protests, Human Rights Watch said today.
An Egyptian prisoner has died in prison due to medical negligence, less than 24 hours after the death of another detainee in similar circumstances, according to a human rights group.