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Egypt is continuing to seize opposition funds and assets

Decisions made by the Egyptian government to seize the assets of individuals, companies, charities, schools, hospitals and newspapers tend to ignore decrees that such moves are invalid. This has been the case since the formation of the Inventory, Seizure and Management Committee of Muslim Brotherhood Funds targeting the leadership and …

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Egypt’s Freedom and Justice Party calls on international community to block political trials

Egypt’s Freedom and Justice Party has sent letters to the United Nations, the European Union and the African Union, calling on them to intervene as a matter of urgency and bring an end to the mass trials of political opponents in the North African country. Such trials almost inevitable end …

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Egypt rejects ‘biased’ EU criticism of Raba’a death ruling

Egypt’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement tackling the European Commission’s criticism of its recent trial, which sentenced 75 protesters from 2013 to death, on charges of acting for the Muslim Brotherhood.

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Double-Standard Human Rights

Donald Trump has tweeted the phrase “human rights” four times as president. Each instance came during a three-day period beginning on New Years’ Eve 2017 (here, here, here, and here), and each targeted Iran.

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Rights groups blast 75 death sentences by Egyptian court

Nearly a dozen rights groups on Tuesday condemned the passing of death sentences by an Egyptian court against 75 people, including top leaders of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group, as the government of general-turned-president Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi duelled with the UN and EU over the verdicts.

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Freedom and Justice Party urges UN, EU to stop Egypt executions

Days after a court in Egypt sentenced to death 75 people, including top Muslim Brotherhood leaders, the political wing of the organisation has urged the international community to take “urgent measures” to halt their execution and investigate the “improper” mass trial.

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