Human rights organisation reveals grave violations by parties to the conflict in Sinai

A human rights organisation has revealed the expansion of human rights violations in Sinai, and the bleak human rights reality that has spread in recent years, in which human...

Safwan Thabet: The story of a businessman who refused to submit to Sisi’s regime

At dawn on 2 December 2020, about 50 heavily armed policemen, led by officers from the National Security, raided the home of the famous businessman Safwan Thabet, 75, in...

Monopolising information is how Sisi’s regime deprives the people of the truth

In early September, the Egyptian Cabinet issued a decision obligating all ministries not to disclose any data about the numbers of tourists coming to Egypt or the occupancy rate...

Under Sisi Egypt has no internet freedom

Freedom House, in its annual report on internet freedom for 2021, revealed the deterioration of freedom of expression around the world, including Egypt, which ranks the eighth...

False promise: Human rights strategy turns ink on paper

The microphones fell silent and the Egyptian newspapers dried up, after the US administration decided its position on the human rights issue and decided to deprive the Egyptian government...

UN Security Council’s statement on the Renaissance Dam: Has Egypt won?

Last Wednesday, the United Nations Security Council issued a statement urging Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan to resume negotiations on the Renaissance Dam, under the auspices of the African Union, with...

COVID-19’s fourth wave invades Egypt amid government inaction

Egypt witnessed a significant increase in the number of COVID-19 infections during the past two weeks, in an indication of the beginning of the fourth wave of...

National Security Agency: Sisi’s tool for repressing political activists

“I was devastated and terrified; after the last time I was summoned I decided to leave Egypt at any cost. Before that I had never thought of leaving Egypt....

Bennett in Egypt: A cold peace turns warm

Two days ago, President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi received Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett in Sharm El-Sheikh, in the first announced official visit in more than 10 years. A...

Sisi’s human rights strategy: A whitewashing attempt

A few days ago, the Egyptian government launched the first national strategy for human rights, in the presence of President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi and senior state leaders, amid a...