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Mortada Mansour appeals parliamentary election results over claims of voter suppression and fraud

President of Zamalek Club and candidate in Egypt’s parliamentary elections Mortada Mansour filed on Tuesday an appeal against the results of the first round of elections wherein he failed to secure enough votes to proceed to the next round.

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Reporter’s arrest, abrupt release chills journalists in Egypt

When small, scattered protests calling for the resignation of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi erupted in several Egyptian towns and villages on Sept. 20 and continued for several days, Egypt’s largely pro-government media downplayed the unrest, painting it as a Muslim Brotherhood conspiracy to stir chaos and sow division in the country.

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Egypt’s rising digital authoritarianism

Last week, an appeals court upheld the three-year sentence of Manar Samy, a young Egyptian woman charged with “inciting immorality and debauchery” for posting TikTok videos. Earlier, the appeal hearing of two other young female TikTok influencers, Haneen Hossam and Mawada al-Adham, who were sentenced to two years in prison …

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