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Behind the sun: Is this the end of the rule of law in Egypt?

The saga of young student Esraa al-Taweel, who disappeared for two weeks last year before security officers admitted to detaining her, is the best-known example of what appears to be a systematic policy of forced disappearances in Egypt.

Egyptian and Sudanese officials downplay rising tension between the two countries

Egypt’s Foreign Affairs Minister Sameh Shokry and his Sudanese counterpart Ibrahim al-Ghandour reasserted the strength of the relationship between their respective countries on Tuesday following a rising wave of anger in Sudan over the reported abuse of Sudanese nationals in Egypt.

Egypt rejects UN statements on killing of Sudanese nationals in illegal immigration attempts

Egypt’s foreign ministry said on Tuesday that it rejects statements by the UN secretary-general on the recent killings of Sudanese nationals by Egyptian border guards.