Amnesty International: Egypt’s NSA uses systemic violations to intimidate activists into silence

On Wednesday, Amnesty International said that the National Security Agency in Egypt uses systemic violations against human rights and political activists. “Egypt’s feared National Security Agency is increasingly using...

WHO warns COVID-19 cases are rising in Egypt

The World Health Organisation has warned of the rise of COVID-19 infections in five Middle East countries, including Egypt. WHO’s regional director for the Eastern Mediterranean, Doctor...

NSA bargains with political detainees offering release in exchange for false testimonies

Mada Masr news website reported that officers from the National Security Agency began from August to hold meetings with political detainees in some prisons including Minya, Tora...

US-UN ambassador: Human rights in Egypt is on the table

The US Ambassador to the UN, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, has said that human rights all over the world are on the discussion table in the USA, including the situation of...

Human rights improvement in Egypt means new prisons

On Thursday, Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi announced he was constructing the largest prison complex in Egypt, in Wadi Al-Natron, northeast of Egypt. Sisi added in a phone interview...

ENHR: Egyptian courts fail to achieve standards of justice

On Wednesday, the Egyptian Network for Human Rights said that the Egyptian authorities failed to identify with the basic standards of justice in exceptional courts, the State Security Court...

UNSC urges Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia to reach ‘binding deal’ over Renaissance Dam

On Wednesday, the UN Security Council urged Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan to resume talks to reach “a binding deal within a reasonable timeframe” over the operation of the Renaissance...

Rights groups demand Biden’s administration be tougher to stop Egyptian regime’s violations

On Wednesday, 19 human rights organisations, including Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International, denounced the US administration’s decision to link a small part of US military aid to Egypt...

ENHR: Suicide attempts in Scorpion Prison alarming

On Tuesday, the Egyptian Network for Human Rights warned of the remarkable increase in suicide attempts in Scorpion Prison, because of the inhumane, awful detention conditions and...

Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi and Israel’s Bennet finish talks in Sinai

On Tuesday, Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi finished talks with Israel’s PM Neftali Bennet in Sharm El-Sheikh in the first official meeting in decades. The meeting was attended by...