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Egypt uses probation to extend ‘humiliating’ control over opponents

Over the summer last year, Nourhan Moustafa’s brother left the house to attend a meeting with a colleague but, instead, was arrested by National Security Agency officers who stole his money, keys and mobile phone.

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Judicial authorities in Egypt, Libya discuss ways to enhance bilateral cooperation

Egypt’s President of the State Council, Counselor Mohamed Hossam Al-Din, met with a Libyan high-level delegation headed by Counselor Daw Al-Ghazwi — a member of the Supreme Judicial Council of Libya — to discuss ways to enhance cooperation and benefit from the expertise of the Egyptian State Council in the …

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Egypt: No End to Systematic Repression… Human Rights Defenders and Ordinary Citizens Targeted, Harassed, Tortured

Egypt’s superficial attempts to create an impression of human rights progress failed to disguise the government’s brutal repression of all manner of dissent in 2021, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2022.

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Egypt: prosecutors remove political activist from ‘terrorist’ list

The Egyptian Public Prosecution Service accepted yesterday the petition filed by political activist Mamdouh Hamza against the inclusion of his name on the state’s list of “terrorists”. The move annuls the decision in the case last October in which he was convicted for “inciting violence and spreading fake news aiming …

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In Egypt, some are forced to trade citizenship for freedom

On January 8, Egyptian-Palestinian activist Ramy Shaath arrived in Paris after Egyptian authorities released him from prison and deported him after over 900 days in remand detention. He walked out of Charles de Gaulle Airport with his wife Celine Lebrun-Shaath to a cheering crowd of supporters. Yet the conditions of …

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