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Egypt frees prominent academic after 18 months in pretrial detention

The judicial authorities in Egypt yesterday lifted conditional release measures in place against Professor Hazem Hosny since February. The Cairo prosecutor reduced the measures imposed on the professor of political science at Cairo University in June under a conditional release order lasting four months, wherein he was basically under house …

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Biden move on Egypt aid slammed by human rights groups

The Biden administration is expected to send a portion of the military aid to Egypt that lawmakers had conditioned on Cairo taking steps to improve its human rights record, in a compromise that has failed to appease activists and some Democrats who wanted Washington to take a tougher approach.

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