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COP27: Nobel Prize winners demand Egypt free political prisoners

More than a dozen Nobel Literature laureates have called on world leaders to pressure the COP27 International Climate Conference host, Egypt, to free the “thousands” of political prisoners languishing in the country’s prisons, including prominent jailed Egyptian-British activist Alaa Abd el-Fattah.

EU, Egypt sign border control agreement to reduce migration

The European Union signed an agreement with Egypt on Sunday for the first phase of an 80 million-euro border management program, a statement from the EU delegation in Cairo said, at a time when Egyptian migration to Europe has been rising, reported Reuters.

Egypt turns Sharm El-Sheikh into military fortress fearing Cop27 dissent

With less than three weeks until Egypt hosts the UN annual conference on climate change (Cop27) in Sharm el-Sheikh, residents say the South Sinai city and its surrounding areas have turned into what looks like “a war zone” with security measures allegedly aimed at securing the event.

COP27: Say the names of Egypt’s political prisoners

Dear COP27 delegates, In two weeks, you will reach the shores of Sharm El-Sheikh to attend COP27. Thanks to persistent campaigning by human rights groups against the indecency of holding such a well-meaning event in a nation where environmental activists are routinely harassed by authorities, you are surely aware that …

At COP27, Egypt Aims to Rebuild Its International Standing

The twenty-seventh United Nations’ Conference of Parties (COP27) will be hosted in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, from November 6 to 18, 2022. COP27 comes at a critical time against the backdrop of a global pandemic, high energy prices, the war in Ukraine, and major disruptions to the food supply. As …