First term exams in Egypt marred by technical problems and overcrowding

Tens of thousands of first and second grade students at secondary school complained of technical problems during the first term exams, which started two days ago. Many...

Egypt’s CSF: The structure of the paramilitary force that protects the ruling regime

According to the former Minister of Interior, Major General Habib al-Adly, the Central Security Sector is "the military wing and strike force of the Egyptian police." Since...

Back to exams: Blunder and complexity in Egypt

Two weeks ago, the Ministry of Education announced the schedule of the first semester and the details of exams in the second semester. Since then, primary education students and...

‘Unconstitutional’: Egypt’s civil society rejects Community Associations Law

Seven Egyptian human rights organisations have declared their rejection of the executive regulation of the Community Associations Law, issued in January 2021, expressing their strong condemnation of...

What are the Egyptians waiting for from Biden’s Democracy Summit?

Egyptian opponents hope that the Global Democracy Summit called for by US President Joe Biden will be the beginning of even partial changes in Egypt's political and human rights...

Al-Sisi has built 27 prisons over the past seven years

General Mahmoud Tawfik, the Egyptian minister of interior, issued a decision to construct two new central prisons in Fayoum, raising the number of prisons constructed in Egypt after the...

National hospitals in Egypt shut down despite COVID-19 pandemic

The Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics recorded a decrease in the number of national hospitals in 2019 compared with 2018 due to a hospital lockdown because of...

Al-Sisi attacks the Clubhouse app

With accusations of employment and treachery, Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi's regime and its media received the Clubhouse app, which became very popular during the past few days after it attracted a...

How al-Sisi differentiates between the army and doctors

Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's statement regarding medical staff, when he confirmed that they would take their return "from our Lord" and that the state will not be able to give them...

Egyptian government destroys people’s houses without indemnity

The Egyptian government has begun removing residential buildings next to the ring road, the highway that goes around Cairo, for road expansions. This step raised outrage among the citizens...