The Egyptian authorities are holding state critics and political opponents in cruel and inhuman conditions in Badr 3 Prison, Amnesty International said today, as Egypt prepares to host COP27, the annual UN Climate Change Conference, in Sharm El-Sheikh in November.
Sisi’s Egypt is making a big show of solar panels and biodegradable straws ahead of next month’s climate summit – but in reality the regime imprisons activists and bans research. The climate movement should not play along.
The UN is concerned about the fact that the Egyptian government has failed to open a proper investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of prominent economist Ayman Hadhoud.
Egypt has received more communications from the United Nations on enforced disappearances than any other country, according to the UN’s special rapporteur on human rights defenders.
It is almost 100 percent likely that a tsunami wave exceeding one-metre will occur in the Mediterranean – including Turkey and Egypt – within the next 30 years, according to UNESCO.
The UN human rights chief has said she appreciates the “positive steps” taken by the Egyptian president “to advance human rights.”
Seated at the crossroads of the Middle East and North Africa and unrivalled as the most populous country in the Arab world, Egypt has long distinguished itself as a leader of the region.
The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) announced on Tuesday, 19 April the inauguration of the Safe Women Clinic, Egypt’s first psychotherapy clinic dedicated to abused women at the Ahalina Medical Center in Cairo.
As IPCC report shows rising global south emissions, environment expert points to historical responsibility of developed nations
In a new report, the United Nations’ climate body renewed its warning that temperatures will cross dangerous thresholds if carbon emissions are not reduced beyond the rates that countries have committed to thus far.
Rising food prices as a result of the Russian invasion of Ukraine are increasing the risk of malnutrition of millions of children in the Middle East and North Africa, the UN children’s agency warned Thursday.