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Egyptian police search citizens in Cairo ahead of June 30 anniversary

Egyptian authorities are currently on heightened security alert amid calls by exiled Egyptian contractor Mohamed Ali to protest in order to demand the protection of the Nile waters. These calls coincide with the approaching eighth anniversary of the June 30 Revolution marking the military-led ouster of late Muslim Brotherhood President …

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Egypt arrests citizens for showing solidarity with Palestine, while claiming support for Palestinians

Human rights lawyers in Egypt told Al-Monitor that Egyptian security forces arrested a number of citizens in different parts of the capital Cairo, for raising the Palestinian flags in solidarity with the besieged Gaza Strip and Jerusalem. They said that some were forcibly disappeared, while others continue to be detained …

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TikTok girl’s detention brings Egyptian human rights into spotlight

A little over three months after her acquittal by a Cairo Economic Appeals Court in a high profile morality case, TikTok influencer Haneen Hossam remains behind bars pending an investigation over “human trafficking” charges in a new case.

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