Egypt’s regime acts Salafi so it can target social media activists

An Egyptian judge has issued a decision to imprison university student Haneen Hossam, who is referred to in the media as "the Tik Tok girl," for 15...

A moment of terror: Audio recording captures shouts of Egyptian detainees

The human rights platform We Record has published a leaked audio recording which captures detainees screaming and knocking on the doors of cells to save an ill detainee...

Egypt authorities arrest a guy for making fun of Radio Qur’an

In a comic clip filmed at a party, a young man stands on a small stage in front of a limited number of attendees, cracking jokes and...

US forces withdraw from Sinai: Why now?

American media have revealed that Defence Minister Mark Esber is seeking to withdraw 400 soldiers from the Multinational Force & Observers (MFO) known as International Peacekeeping Forces, which were formed...

Egyptian dissident Mohamed Ali faces threat of extradition

Egyptian businessman and dissident Mohamed Ali faces the prospect of deportation to Egypt after a request made by the Egyptian authorities to a Spanish court, as he...

Could the battle of the empty stomachs succeed in securing the detainees’ rights?

From time to time, news leaks out about detainees in various Egyptian prisons starting open hunger strikes to obtain their rights and to protest their poor conditions...

Invitations to protests against Sisi reshape the political landscape in Egypt

September 20, 2019 The business man Mohamed Ali; who recently accused the president and his wife and the Egyptian Army of being involved in...

Su-35 deal: Would Egypt buy Russia’s blessings with America’s wrath?

This week, many websites specialised in military affairs published photos that they said were the first published pictures of the Russian Sukhoi Su-35 (Su-35) aircraft coming out carrying the...

Egyptian regime carried out 77 executions in 5 years.

On the occasion of the International Day against the Death Penalty, which corresponds to October 10 of each year, Egypt watch monitors the details of the implementation...

Coronavirus disrupts privatisation of Cairo Bank

Egypt has postponed its plans to sell a stake in the state-owned Cairo Bank in an initial public offering that was scheduled for mid-April, due to the...