Saturday , 14 December 2019

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Muslim Brotherhood struggles to find political allies among opposition parties

Egyptian security forces arrested June 24 several politicians and activists in what they described as the so-called Hope Coalition, which they said is a conspiracy to use illicit Muslim Brotherhood funds to stir violence in the streets in a bid to topple the state.

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An Expiry Date for Despots?

While thousands of Algerian citizens have continued to protest peacefully for the 40th consecutive week, demanding an accountable government and an end to corruption, streets in Iraq and Lebanon have turned into places of mass protests and ongoing confrontations between angry citizens and their governments.

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Egypt: Targeting the final line of defence

“Every day, I go to work and wonder if I’ll return,” explained Khaled*, an Egyptian lawyer, formerly at a human rights organisation that provided legal support for students and other young people.

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Amnesty: Egypt’s State Security prosecution operating as a ‘sinister tool of repression’

A new report published by Amnesty International exposes how Egypt’s Supreme State Security Prosecution (SSSP) is routinely misusing counter-terror legislation to prosecute thousands of peaceful critics and suspend guarantees to fair trial.

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