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Calls for Marital Rape Criminalization in Egypt After Viral Instagram Video

The subject of marital rape made recent headlines in Egypt after Nada Adel, the owner of local fashion brand Nada Adel Apparel, took to Instagram on the 18th June to speak up about marital rape allegations against her ex-husband singer Tameem Youness.

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Egyptian student sentenced to four years for publishing “false news”

A Misdemeanours Emergency State Security Court in Egypt today sentenced researcher and master’s student Ahmed Samir Santawy to four years in prison after convicting him of publishing “false news”, Amnesty International’s Middle East and North Africa Research and Advocacy Director, Philip Luther said:

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US, UN and European Union urged to intervene in planned executions in Egypt

A group of expatriate Egyptian politicians and political activists are urging the US, UN and multinational bodies in Europe and Africa to pressure the Egyptian government to stop the execution of a dozen members of the Muslim Brotherhood.

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HRW to Egypt: Commute Death Sentences for Rab’a Protestors

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi should immediately commute the death sentences for 12 protestors, including prominent Muslim Brotherhood leaders who had been convicted in a grossly unfair mass trial for participation in the 2013 Rab’a sit-in that ended with security forces killing at least 817 protestors, Human Rights Watch said …

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