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Over 200 prominent actors, filmmakers and writers call on Egyptian authorities to release Sanaa Seif

More than 200 of the world’s most prominent artists, along with nearly two dozen leading human rights groups and film organizations, are calling for the immediate release of activist and film editor Sanaa Seif — who was arrested in Cairo last month and remains behind bars in remand detention. Signatories …

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Digital Campaign Supports TikTok Women Arrested Over ‘Egyptian Family Values’ Law

On Monday night, activists in Egypt launched a digital campaign demanding the immediate release of all women arrested on debauchery charges. Over the past few months, Egyptian prosecutors have ordered the detention of 9 women TikTokers under provisions of the country’s controversial 2018 cyber crime law, which criminalizes acts that …

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Egypt: Seven years after the coup, repression reigns as the economy tanks

Egyptians who demonstrated in support of Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s coup in the summer of 2013 likely expected, at a minimum, increased political freedom and an improved economic situation.

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