UNICEF calls for the release of detained children

UNICEF has called on governments and authorities around the world to immediately release all detained children so they can safely return to their families or social care...

Prison administration fails to report death of political prisoner in custody

The Egyptian Network for Human Rights said that a political detainee called Saleh Badawy died in Wadi Al-Natron prison on 16 March 2021, but the prison did not report it...

Death toll from Cairo building collapse rises, investigations reveal government inaction

The death toll of the collapse of a residential building in Gesr Suez, Cairo, has risen to 25 deaths and 25 injuries including critical cases. The civil protection teams found...

Egypt builds EGP 360bn high-speed railway during peak of economic crisis

Egypt has announced a project for a high-speed electric train extending 1,000 kilometres across the country to be implemented by Siemens with a cost estimated at EGP...

EFHR: 80 people executed by Egyptian authorities in first half of 2021

The Egyptian Front for Human Rights said that the total number of executions in Egypt’s prisons in the first half of 2021 reached 80 people. The executions included 17 people...

Al-Sisi issues the clinical trials law … Why now?

General Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi issued Law No. 214 of 2020, the Clinical Medical Research Law, known in the media as "clinical trials," which was approved by the...

Outrage among house officer doctors in Egypt

Eman Salama, a member of the Medical Syndicate, said that the Ministry of Finance agreed to spend a monthly reward for house officer doctors, equivalent to 80%...

Mobile companies in Egypt fined EGP 20.6 million

The National Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (NTRA) has imposed fines of EGP 20.65 million on mobile telecommunications companies operating in the Egyptian market. The hefty financial fines...

Egypt: Fighter jet crashes killing pilot

Egypt’s military spokesman has said that a fighter jet crashed yesterday during a training activity in an undeclared place, confirming the death of the pilot. The spokesman declared that last...