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Egypt: Seven years after the coup, repression reigns as the economy tanks

Egyptians who demonstrated in support of Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s coup in the summer of 2013 likely expected, at a minimum, increased political freedom and an improved economic situation.

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Sisi’s patriarchal crusade against women influencers reveals Egyptian regime’s deepest fears

On Saturday, the famous Egyptian belly dancer and political satirist Sama El-Masry ws sentenced to three years in prison and a hefty fine. Her fate will come as little surprise to anyone who has observed the trajectory of the Sisi regime since it took power in a coup in 2013. 

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Sanaa Seif arrested upon arrival at prosecutor’s office to file complaint for physical assault

Sanaa Seif, a film editor and the youngest sister of imprisoned activist and software blogger Alaa Abd El Fattah, was imprisoned by the State Security Prosecution on Tuesday, which ordered her to be held for 15 days in remand detention on charges of incitement of terrorist crimes, spreading false news …

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