The State Council approved a law on Tuesday stipulating that the upcoming parliament is immune to dissolution in the case that the Supreme Constitutional Court deems the parliamentary elections law unconstitutional, according to local media outlets.
What if all the writings on the walls of the temples, tombs and papyrus were just one side of the story, like the propaganda of our time?” whispered my friend in what was supposed to be the end of a long discussion about the current situation in Egypt.
On March 20, Google released a statement announcing it had detected a security breach originating from an Egyptian company, MCS Egypt.
Egyptian rights activists are demanding the abolition of the death penalty following what they described as “the expansion of death sentences in Egypt” — and as foreign countries and international human rights organizations such as Human Rights Watch leveled stinging criticism against the Egyptian judiciary.
Sherif Mohy El Deen looks at how military trials for civilians have become the norm in post-revolution Egypt despite being a violation of international human rights. A researcher and expert on security studies and criminal justice, he also suggests radical and comprehensive changes that he believes are needed to safeguard …
On the eve of a visit to Germany by Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi a number of leading international human rights organisation wrote an open letter to the German chancellor Ms Angela Merkel. It reads:
EL-ARISH, Egypt — The terrorist organization Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis (Wilayat Sinai) carried out two large attacks on April 2 and April 12 that resulted in heavy losses among the security forces. The attacks killed 35 members of the armed forces and the police — including officers and soldiers — in addition to …
Egypt experienced 1,641 acts of “political violence and militancy” in the first quarter of 2015, equal to an average of one incident every 1.5 hours, a new report has found.
CAIRO — A prominent American scholar and ex-diplomat critical of the government of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has been barred from entering Egypt, in what appears to mark a new escalation of the government’s clampdown on dissent.
Over the last few years, the term ‘civil society’ has raised much controversy starting with the basic question of the importance of civil society to begin with, and culminating in accusations of treason.