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.
Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg has announced she will not attend the Cop27 United Nations climate change conference in Egypt next month, condemning human rights abuses in the country.
Over 200 days into a partial hunger strike, jailed dissident Alaa Abdel Fattah will fully refrain from food as Egypt prepares to host the COP27 climate summit, his family said Monday.
A South Sudanese student, who has now been deported, has accused the Egyptian government of torturing him whilst in detention.
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.
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.
Amid Egypt’s acute water shortage, Cairo is eyeing the Republic of Congo to plant wheat and other strategic crops to cover the country’s food needs.
The Egyptian Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Tarek el-Mulla, held talks, on Tuesday, with the Qatari Minister of Energy, Saad bin Sherida Al-Kaabi.
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 …
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 …