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Amnesty International: Human rights crisis in Egypt deepens one year after national human rights strategy launched

Authorities in Egypt have shown no genuine will to acknowledge, let alone address, the country’s deep-rooted human rights crisis despite launching a National Human Rights Strategy one year ago. Instead, they have continued to stifle freedoms and commit crimes under international law in the lead up to the United Nations …

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Explosive Return: annual report on human rights abuses in Sinai 2021

The Sinai Foundation for Human Rights revealed in a report published on Monday the continuing deterioration of the human rights situation in the towns of North Sinai. The most abuses, 35, took place in Bir al-Abd, followed by 24 in Sheikh Zuwayed, in addition to an increase in abuses against …

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MENA ranks top for ‘riskiest’ nations receiving US weapons due to ‘corruption’, ‘instability’, ‘human rights abuses’

The CATO Institute’s latest Arms Sales Risk Index has ranked Middle East and North African countries at the top for the “riskiest” nations receiving the largest US arms sales.

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HRW: Suspicious Killings and Extrajudicial Executions by Egyptian Security Forces

This report covers a pattern of suspicious killings and probable extrajudicial executions by Egyptian Interior Ministry forces of people who at the moment of their deaths apparently posed no life-threatening danger to security forces or others, and so amounted to deliberate and unlawful killings. In all of the cases documented …

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Egypt’s Military Under Al-Sisi: Unravelling Factional Politics

Under the presidency of Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, Egypt’s military presents old and new dynamics. Civil-military relations remain imbalanced: but paradoxically, the overwhelming role of the military, also as economic player, combines with the subtle narrowing of the military as cohesive entity.

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