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Sisi’s Relentless Repression: Ill-suited to cope with any social unrest, the Sisi-regime utilizes mass repression to prevent change

The Egyptian prosecution released three members from the Egyptian Initiative of Human Rights (EIPR) on December 4, 2020. The trio of human rights workers were arrested on November 15 on fabricated charges of joining a terrorist group.

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Battling sexual violence within institutions: Things we have learned

In her upcoming book Complaint! feminist scholar Sara Ahmed reminds the reader of what in another world would have been quite obvious: that the weight of complaining about sexual violence falls primarily on the survivor/victim. In a lecture titled “Mind the Gap! Complaint as a Queer Method” at Hebbel am …

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Egypt: No End to Escalating Repression

Egyptian authorities intensified their repression of peaceful government critics and ordinary people during 2020, virtually obliterating any space for peaceful assembly, association or expression, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2021.

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