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Parliament committee calls for ‘trial’ of local rights groups rejecting Egypt UNSECO nominee

The head of the Egyptian Parliament’s Human Rights Committee Alaa Abed called on the government to hold accountable the Egyptian non-governmental organizations that showed hostility towards the candidacy of Egyptian nominee Moushira Khattab for UNSECO’s head position.

What’s behind Cairo’s call to unify expatriate groups?

Public diplomacy was the political regime’s weapon in 2014-2016 when Egyptians rallied abroad to assert the popularity of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi when he visited New York, Berlin and Paris, among other European capitals. At the time, the Muslim Brotherhood was trying to show the international community that Sisi’s regime acceded …

Egypt’s nominee for UNESCO director general expresses ‘dissatisfaction’ over entry of French candidate

A few hours before the the electoral battle for the position of head of UNSECO (The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organizatio) , the Egyptian nominee, Moushira Khattab, expressed her ‘dissatisfaction’ over the participation of a French candidate in the race, on the basis that France houses the main headquarters of …