1,453 abuses against detainees in Egypt in three months

On Wednesday, the Committee for Justice said it documented 1,453 abuses against detainees in Egyptian detention facilities in its third quarterly report, covering the period from July...

US dollar exchange rate hits 27 pounds in unofficial markets

On Tuesday, the price of the US dollar rose in black market transactions in Egypt to 27 pounds for sale and 26 pounds for purchase due to...

Egyptian authorities fail to protect refugee women, victims of sexual violence, says Human Rights...

On Thursday, Human Rights Watch published a report saying that the Egyptian authorities had failed to protect refugee women victims of sexual violence and to investigate incidents...

Egypt blocks Beirut-based news website

The editorial board of Daraj said that the news website was blocked in Egypt, adding that an interview they conducted with the Secretary-General of Amnesty International, Agnes...

Hassan Attia: Political detainee passes away in Badr Prison 3

On Monday, human rights groups said that detainee Hassan Diab Hassan Attia, 47, died in Badr Prison 3 due to medical negligence. Attia died in his cell...

Anas El-Beltagy to complete ten years in prison without charge, says mother

Sanaa Abdel-Gawad, the wife of Muslim Brotherhood, detained politician Mohamed El-Beltagy, has said that her son, Anas El-Beltagy, is being held in a disciplinary cell in Badr...

Rights groups condemn harsh sentences against torture victims in Al-Salam Police Station

Human rights groups have condemned what they described as the harsh sentences issued by an Egyptian court against victims in a case known as the Al-Salam Police...

Qatar about to acquire 20% of Vodafone Egypt

On Wednesday, Al Sharq said that the negotiations of the Qatar Investment Authority with the Egyptian government to buy 20% of Vodafone Egypt's shares in return for...

Egyptian authorities launched an unprecedented crackdown in October and November, says rights group

The Committee for Justice has said that the Egyptian authorities launched an unprecedented crackdown in October and November that cast a shadow over the human rights situation...

House of Representatives approves €250m loan from EBRD

On Monday, the House of Representatives approved a €250m loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development to finance the Greater Cairo Metro Line 2 rehabilitation...