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US lawmakers call on Sisi to release EIPR leaders

Thirty-seven members of US Congress have called on Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi to release the leaders of the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR), to end the arrests against oppositionists and halt the smear campaign against human rights organisations in Egypt.

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Bracing for the Biden era, Egypt’s Sisi intensifies brazen crackdown on human rights

The recent security crackdown against a prominent Egyptian human rights group has left observers questioning whether Egypt’s regime is taking advantage of the final months of the Trump administration before an inevitable recalibration of ties under Joe Biden.

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Dollars to Despots: Sisi’s International Patrons

President Sisi’s regime follows a consistent policy of entrenching itself in the global financial system to align its own stability with the economic interests of international organizations, Western states, and private companies.

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For Trump’s Middle East allies, Joe Biden is a new nightmare

You can detect the shadow of Donald Trump fading from the Middle East in the nervous twitches of his closest allies. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is accelerating settlements before the inevitable freeze or pause in construction in January when President-Elect Joe Biden takes over. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is …

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