Thursday , 11 August 2022

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Administrative Court Lawsuit to Stop Social Media Surveillance

On 17 June 2014, a number of human rights groups and concerned citizens filed lawsuit number 63055/68 in the Administrative Court asking to stop a Ministry of Interior’s tender to procure software capable of monitoring the public posts and private conversations of social media users.

Egypt’s Protest Law: An Ongoing Battle

Several political parties and youth movements said on Tuesday they would renew a campaign aimed at amending Egypt’s repressive protest law. The decision comes in the wake of a Cairo court issuing a surprisingly harsh fifteen-year sentence in absentia against activist and blogger, Alaa Abdel-Fattah, and twenty-four others for protesting in November …

In its report on the most significant incidents of violence in the summer of 2013: EIPR urges fair accountability for those responsible for victims of violence

The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights today issued a report on the most significant incidents of political violence that swept Egypt in the weeks before and after the government of former President Mohamed Morsi was deposed in July 2013.