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US calls for probe of Egyptian economist’s death ‘without delay’, after Cairo closes case

The US State Department on Tuesday reiterated a call for Egypt to conduct an “investigation without delay” into the death of economist Ayman Hadhoud, after an Egyptian court upheld a decision to close his case.

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Researcher Patrick Zaki’s trial postponed amid legal challenges to constitutionality of ongoing emergency trials

An emergency court adjourned a Tuesday session in the trial of Patrick George Zaki, a researcher who was investigated for false news charges in relation to writing on Coptic affairs in Egypt, as Zaki’s defense team make a bid to challenge the competency of the emergency courts to judge his …

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More than window-dressing: On the credibility of public statistics from Al-Sisi’s Egypt

Egypt has so far fared extremely well in the Covid-19 pandemic – at least according to their official figures. With slightly fewer than 360,000 cases up until the beginning of December 2021, the country ranks in an excellent position by international standards.

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