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Egyptian universities list suspected Muslim Brotherhood affiliates

University presidents in Egypt intend to prepare lists of employees who ostensibly belong to the Muslim Brotherhood and other designated terrorist groups to be sacked from their jobs as per legislative amendments recently enacted by the Egyptian parliament allowing the dismissal of civil servants without taking disciplinary measures.

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Egypt: Court upholds ‘Hamas collaboration’ charges against Brotherhood leaders

An Egypt court has upheld jail sentences for several Muslim Brotherhood leaders on charges of “collaborating with Hamas”, throwing out an appeal even as relations between the country and the Palestinian group have continued to improve in recent months.

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Egypt to press for arrest of Sisi outspoken critic Mohamed Ali

An Egyptian court dealing with threats to national security has tasked the government with addressing the International Criminal Police Organization — Interpol — to arrest three Egyptians, including a construction contractor in self-exile, for inciting the public against the government of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.

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Governments Are Using Spyware on Citizens. Can They Be Stopped?

Recent examples include the Canadian company Sandvine, which provided censorship technology to Belarus and Egypt; the French firm Nexa Technologies, which sold internet surveillance equipment to Libya and Egypt; and the U.S.-based company Oracle, which provided surveillance products in China. Western companies have a long track record of selling powerful …

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