Mohammed Al-Baqir: The imprisoned lawyer who turned into a symbol of justice

October 22, 2019 While the prominent human rights lawyer Mohammad Al-Baqir was attending investigations atthe supreme state security prosecution with the political activist Alaa Abd al-Fattah...

Has al-Sisi launched a programme to assassinate opponents abroad?

Mohamed Ali, an Egyptian businessman living abroad, said the Egyptian embassy in Spain, where he lives, sought to lure him. This came after he broadcast video clips...

What distorts Egypt’s image, the press or repression?

Every time General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s regime arrests a journalist, the Egyptian question is repeated: "What deforms Egypt's image, the press or repression?" The...

Mubarak’s return shakes al-Sisi’s throne

With a face that Egyptians had not seen before, the former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak had a lengthy conversation with the Egyptians, the first of its kind...

The military wants reconciliation, but al-Sisi refuses

Between the calls for reform and the arrests, the Egyptian regime seems to be walking with two different heads, led by two competing...

The impossible reform: al-Sisi’s regime is out of balance

The Egyptian regime has panicked after sudden, popular demonstrations broke out on September 20 demanding the president leave. The regime thought it crushed...

Egyptian intelligence exploits halal certificates to inflate its wealth

In what observers considered a shock to the imported meat market in Egypt, the Egyptian Ministry of Agriculture made a decision that only...

The general retreats: 5 achievements of protesting

Protests stormed the streets of Egyptian provinces in the weeks of September. People, for the first time during General al-Sisi's mandate, announced their refusal of his politics...

Egypt protests expose the fragility of the economy

After a few days of sporadic and rare protests in Egypt, the Central Bank of Egypt announced that net foreign direct investment in Egypt fell by roughly...

Arresting lawyers: Al-Sisi raises the level of repression

Human rights activists have said that the Egyptian regime has raised the level of repression to a new level by arresting three lawyers as they attended investigations...