Egyptian President Sisi is showing few signs of dismantling the military’s business interests, despite pressure from the IMF and Persian Gulf backers
Egypt: Human rights groups warn of ‘torture and abuse’ at Badr prison complex
Human rights groups said on Monday that collective punishment is taking place at Egypt’s Badr prison…
Egypt jails activists for years on ‘terrorism’: rights groups
A special Egyptian court on Sunday sentenced four veteran human rights activists to prison terms up …
Egypt: Release Prison Population Figures
The Egyptian authorities should increase transparency by making essential figures about the country’…
Egypt model prison rife with abuses, inmates’ families and activists say
A new prison, which Egypt touted as a model for reform and which holds some of its most prominent pr…
India/ Egypt: Ongoing human rights crisis in both countries must be addressed
The Indian and Egyptian authorities must address the ongoing human rights and impunity crises in the…
Turkish and Egyptian presidents to meet, says Turkey FM from Cairo
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will meet to mark the end of a decade of estrangement between the two countries, Ankara’s top diplomat said Saturday from Cairo.
Egypt’s journalist union elects government critic as chief
Egypt’s journalist union has elected government critic Khaled Elbalshy as its head, amid years of government crackdown on the press and the systematic persecution of journalists.
Egypt Has Broken Its Social Contract with Its Citizens
Although Russia’s invasion of Ukraine did not cause Egypt’s food crisis, the war’s disruption of global wheat supplies certainly exacerbated the government’s already extant inability to satisfy its citizens’ need for food staples.
Why Arab dictators are rushing to rehabilitate Syria’s Assad
In recent weeks, Arab officials have flocked to Syria – not to offer support to the victims of the earthquake that affected the country’s northwest, killing around 6,000 people, but rather to re-engage and normalise relations with the Syrian president, Bashar al-Assad.
Egypt: Suicide attempts in prison prompt calls for international probe
Democracy for the Arab World Now (DAWN) has called on the UN Human Rights Council to “investigate allegations of serious abuse recently revealed at the notorious Badr Prison” in Egypt.