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Egypt plans to resettle millions in Sinai amid anti-terrorism operations

The Egyptian army has yet to officially announce the end of the anti-terrorism operation it launched in the Sinai Peninsula in 2018. But the expansion of development projects in Sinai with the aim of resettling a large number of residents is a sign that the government is signaling the beginning …

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African Commission petitioned to intervene in imminent executions of 12 men following ‘shameful’ trials in Egypt

The Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) has today requested that the African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights urgently intervene in the imminent execution of twelve men sentenced to death following the decision by Egypt’s highest appeals court’s to confirm the death sentences on 14 June 2021.

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US, UN and European Union urged to intervene in planned executions in Egypt

A group of expatriate Egyptian politicians and political activists are urging the US, UN and multinational bodies in Europe and Africa to pressure the Egyptian government to stop the execution of a dozen members of the Muslim Brotherhood.

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HRW to Egypt: Commute Death Sentences for Rab’a Protestors

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi should immediately commute the death sentences for 12 protestors, including prominent Muslim Brotherhood leaders who had been convicted in a grossly unfair mass trial for participation in the 2013 Rab’a sit-in that ended with security forces killing at least 817 protestors, Human Rights Watch said …

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Arab Council calls for halt to execution of 12 Muslim Brotherhood members

The Arab Council, a human rights body, yesterday called on the international community and rights groups to help stop the implementation of death penalties against 12 Muslim Brotherhood members upheld by the Egyptian judiciary early this week.

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Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood demands halt to executions

The Muslim Brotherhood has urged the Egyptian authorities not to carry out the death penalties imposed on 12 of its members and senior officials, Anadolu reported on Tuesday. The movement described the ruling by Egypt’s highest civilian court, which upheld the sentences, as “retaliatory” and stressed that executing the men …

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