46% decrease in Egypt’s support for petroleum products within 3 months

The Egyptian government decreased the support of petroleum products by 46 per cent in the first quarter of the current fiscal year 2020-2021. On Sunday, the Egyptian...

Detainee in Fayoum Prison dies from medical negligence

Jewar Foundation for Rights and Freedoms announced the death of detainee Hassan Judeh Ali Youssef in Fayoum Prison due to medical negligence. The authorities arrested Hassan, who...

Opposition MP Haitham Hariri loses his seat in the parliamentary elections

Haitham Hariri – the most prominent representative of the limited opposition – lost his seat in the third district (Muharram Bey) in Alexandria Governorate (north of Cairo)....

EIPR demands an investigative judge for its imprisoned employees

The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights submitted an official complaint to the attorney general's office detailing incidents of abuse against its executive director, Jasser Abdel-Razek, requesting that an investigative judge...

Biden’s secretary of state condemns the arrest of human rights defenders in Egypt

US President-elect Joe Biden caused the Egyptian regime widespread anger after he assigned veteran diplomat Anthony Blinken as secretary of state in his new administration, because of the latter's position...

Masked robbery: Egypt authorities freeze funds of 285 opposition figures

On Tuesday, the Cairo Court of Urgent Matters decided to seize the funds of 285 opponents accused of joining the Brotherhood, the largest opposition...

HRW: Egypt’s judiciary is complicit in suppressing dissidents

Human Rights Watch has said that Egyptian judges and prosecutors are complicit with the authorities in cracking down on activists through revolving detention. The organisation stated,...

Director of the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights held in solitary confinement

Hossam Bahgat, founder and chairman of the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights, said on Monday that the authorities had detained its executive director, Jasser Abdel Razek, and held him incommunicado...

All chest unit doctors at Ain Shams University infected with coronavirus

The former Egyptian Minister of Health, the Adviser to the President of the Republic for Health and Prevention Affairs, Muhammad Awad Taj al-Din, revealed that all doctors of the chest...

Egypt puts Aboul Fotouh and other political detainees on terror list

On Monday, the Cairo Criminal Court listed the former presidential candidate, the head of the Strong Egypt Party, Abdel Moneim Aboul Fotouh, the Egyptian activist Alaa Abdelfattah, the human rights...