Workers of Egyptian General Warehouse Company protest reduction in workers’ profit share

Hundreds of workers in the Egyptian General Warehouse Company continue their demonstrations against the conclusion of the company’s general assembly meeting on 13 January, reducing the workers’...

Egypt ranks seventh in the Arms Sale Risk Index

Egypt ranked seventh out of the 21 countries that topped the 2021 Arms Sale Risk Index, issued by the Cato Institute. The index measures factors...

Media trade unionist: ‘A sovereign body demanded Maspero protesters raise Sisi’s posters’

The head of the Trade Union Committee for Employees in the Economic Sector in the National Media Authority, Khaled Al-Sobki, said that a sovereign body asked him to stop...

Fitch: Egyptian bank ratings may face pressure due to decline of foreign assets

Fitch Ratings issued a report in which it indicated that the rating of Egyptian banks may face pressure if the decline in foreign assets continues. The...

Maspero media workers protest financial grievances

Hundreds of employees of the National Media Authority demonstrated in the main building of the Radio and Television Union, Maspero, again, in protest of the authority's statement,...

Human Rights Watch criticises Egyptian authorities over treatment of local rights organisations

Human Rights Watch has said that the Arab Network for Human Rights Information, one of Egypt's leading independent human rights organisations, announced on January 10 that it had decided...

Italian court demands the government pursue Regeni’s murderers

The Italian news agency, ANSA, has said that an Italian judge called on his country's government to intervene in the case in which four Egyptian officers in the national...

UN concerned over deterioration of Abdel Moneim Aboul Fotouh’s health

UN experts have expressed grave concern about the poor health of the Strong Egypt Party leader and former presidential candidate Abdel Moneim Aboul Fotouh, because of his detention conditions.

Egypt: Human rights organisations denounce imprisonment of Amal Fathy

Eight human rights organisations have denounced the ruling issued by the Egyptian Court of Cassation, upholding the imprisonment of activist Amal Fathy – who has received the...

Human Rights Watch: Egypt continues systematic repression

Human Rights Watch issued its World Report 2021, in which it said that Egypt's superficial attempts to create the impression of progress in human rights did not hide the...