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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 two countries, Amnesty International said today, as India hosts Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi as the chief guest at its Republic Day celebrations.

World Report 2023: Rights Trends in Egypt

September 2022 marked one year since the Egyptian government launched the national human rights strategy, but authorities took few if any steps to ease the wholesale campaign of repression against critics or repeal any of the numerous laws that are routinely used to curtail basic freedoms. While authorities released hundreds …

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 …

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 …

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.