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Egyptian prosecution orders release of four defendants accused of performing Eid al-Fitr prayer

The Public Prosecution in Egypt’s Giza Governorate on Tuesday ordered the release of four defendants on LE500 bail, after they were accused of performing the collective Eid al-Fitr prayer in violation of the Egyptian Cabinet’s regulations banning large gatherings and group prayer amid the coronavirus outbreak.

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Egypt pro-Sisi media launch revenge campaign against doctors after coronavirus complaints

Egypt’s pro-regime media have launched a campaign against doctors fighting Covid-19, after the country’s largest medical union published a strongly-worded statement this week accusing the health ministry of “negligence”, resulting in the deaths of medics from coronavirus.

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Refugees in Egypt: ‘Hunger at home, coronavirus on the streets’

Hanan Adam arrived in Egypt as a refugee from Sudan five years ago. The 39-year-old lives with her seven children in 6th of October City and used to find work as a day laborer in various factories producing refrigerators and light bulbs before they started laying off Sudanese workers, she …

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