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Nadeem Center: Egypt’s security forces killed 474 people in 2015

Almost 500 people died at the hands of Egypt’s security forces and over 600 people were tortured while in detention in 2015, the Al-Nadeem Center for Rehabilitation of Victims of Violence reported on Sunday.

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Interior Ministry issues report on human rights initiatives

Amid growing concerns about the state of human rights in Egypt, the Ministry of Interior published a report Saturday concerning the actions it has taken to address the issue in 2015.

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Egypt security forces raid art gallery, theater in lead-up to Jan. 25 anniversary

A joint 20-member team composed of agents from the Censorship Authority, the Taxation Authority, National Security Agency and the Ministry of Manpower raided Townhouse Gallery and Rawabet Theater in Cairo on Dec. 28.

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Hazem Abdel Azeem faces backlash following controversial testimonial on parliament

Telecommunications professor and liberal politician Hazem Abdel Azeem has been the subject of much scrutiny this week following a testimonial he published directly implicating the president and intelligence in the recent parliamentary elections. 

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Egyptian journalism: ‘Is there shame in [asking] a question?’

“In Egypt, there is freedom of speech, but no freedom after speech” – went the running joke at a recent conference in Berlin that brought a number of prominent Egyptian media figures and scholars together. The aim was to discuss the deplorable state of the country’s lack of freedom of …

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Interior Ministry denies another forced disappearance after victim resurfaces

An Egyptian journalist appeared before prosecutors after briefly going missing following his arrest two days ago, while the Interior Ministry released a statement dismissing accusations that it subjects individuals to forced disappearances.

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Political expert’s opinion piece withheld for criticizing Parliament

A former MP and political expert has said that a third column he wrote for an independent newspaper had been banned for content that is understandably critical of the yet-to-convene House of Representatives.

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