Mubarak’s parliament speaker: Ignoring the opposition is a big mistake

Former People's Assembly (parliament) Speaker Ahmed Fathi Sorour under the late President Mohamed Hosni Mubarak said that "it is wise to know the opposition’s opinion so that...

1.8% of Egyptian employees use drugs

The Ministry of Social Solidarity in Egypt announced that drug tests proved that 1.8% of workers in government agencies, institutions, bodies, and directorates of ministries are drug users.

Detainee dies of medical negligence

El-Shehab Centre for Human Rights has announced the death of the Egyptian detainee Ahmed Abdel Moneim Qandil inside Scorpion Prison after his health deteriorated and he was...

Amnesty: Egypt witnessed the largest wave of mass arrests since al-Sisi came to power

On Thursday, Amnesty International said in a statement that the Egyptian authorities have launched the largest crackdown yet under al-Sisi, following the arrest of more than 2,300...

Community for Justice: 11,000 violations in Egypt’s prisons during 2019

In its 2019 annual report on prison conditions in Egypt, the Community for International Justice monitored 11,290 violations in 94 detention places. The organisation monitored 819 incidents...

Coronavirus: Partial strike at Tora Prison

The Revolutionary Socialist Movement has announced that about 100 detainees in Tora Prison have started a partial hunger strike in protest at the absence of suitable measures...

Coronavirus implications on the economy exacerbated

The Egyptian Stock Exchange witnessed in a trading session on Sunday a sharp decline with a collective decline of all indicators. Under pressure from sales of Arab...

Attorney General grants authority to confiscate funds unrelated to terror activities

The cabinet has announced the amendment of the law regulating the lists of terrorist entities, to include granting the public prosecution the authority to freeze the assets, funds and...

Egypt is preparing to impose a full curfew

Sources have told Egypt Watch that Egypt is currently preparing to impose a total curfew on the country in order to combat the spread of COVID-19. Those...

Owner of Al-Borsa and Daily News Egypt arrested

The State Security Prosecution has ordered the detention of Mostafa Sakr, the owner of Business News, the publisher of Al-Borsa daily and Daily News Egypt news website,...