Egyptian political prisoner Alaa Abdel Fattah has been on hunger strike since April to protest the injustice of his charges. The activist, who was at the forefront of anti-government protests in Egypt, has been repeatedly imprisoned since 2014 and is currently serving a five-year sentence for ‘spreading fake news’.
United Nations officers running security at the COP27 climate summit in Egypt said Monday they are probing allegations of surveillance and misconduct by Egyptian police towards delegates.
Egyptian security forces have arrested the deputy editor of the state-run Radio and Television Magazine from her home in Cairo.
The Egyptian government recently launched a mobile application that allegedly enables the authorities to “unethically conduct mass online surveillance” of any users who registers with it, a digital rights activist told The New Arab on condition of anonymity.
When Egyptian talk show host Yasmine Ezz dedicated an entire monologue to remind her female viewers that wives’ primary purpose is to always comfort and support their husbands, it sparked a nationwide social media debate on gender roles and patriarchal tropes.
On Sept. 28, Egyptian security authorities arrested popular TikToker Ibrahim Malik on charges of “promoting immoral content.”
A senior court in Egypt has banned judges and public prosecutors from speaking, writing or appearing in print, audio or video media, including all social media platforms, in their personal or professional capacities, no matter what the subject matter, Arabi 21 has reported. Disciplinary action is threatened if anyone breaks …
For years, promotional videos of humanoid robots created by the US engineering firm Boston Dynamics have fuelled speculation and alarm over the potential for a future army of automatons. With eerie precision, the robots are shown running, jumping and practising parkour. In some ways, they seem uncannily human; in other …
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) are calling for the immediate and unconditional release of Egyptian blogger Mohamed Oxygen.
A Cairo state security prosecutor ordered this week the detention of Egyptian artist Amir Abdel-Ghani for 15 days, pending further investigation into “terrorism-related” charges, nine days after he was reportedly taken by unidentified men to an unknown location believed to be the state security agency, according to his lawyer.