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After enforced disappeared of three months … The Ministry of the Interior announces the killing of the physical liquidation of the two youths, “Majid Abd Rabbo” and “Ali Sami”

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The Ministry of the Interior announced the killing of the physical liquidation of “Majid Zayed Abed Rabbo” student at the Faculty of Agriculture – Fayoum University, after being shot three bullets in the head, chest and left arm, and the young man, “Ali Sami Fahim Alfar” on the road to …

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Interior Ministry announces the killing of physical liquidation for three citizens

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The Egyptian Interior Ministry announced on its official Facebook page that it had killed three citizens under the pretext of exchanging fire with the police when they broke into what they called “the place prepared for the planning of armed work” It should be noted that the dead were all …

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Egypt Ups Systematic Efforts to Silence Independent Media

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The Egyptian government’s efforts to crack down on critical media platforms reached news heights this week when authorities blocked access to the Cairo-based independent news website, Mada Masr. An “independent and progressive” news outlet that covers a variety of topics including politics, culture and the economy, Mada Masr routinely published …

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Sisi ratifies controversial NGO bill restricting human rights groups – decree

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Abdel Fattah al-Sisi signed into law a controversial bill regulating the work of non-governmental organisations, a presidential decree showed on Monday. Human rights groups and activists say the law effectively bans their work and makes it harder for charities to operate. The bill restricts NGO activity to developmental and social …

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Egyptian court jails 11 for 2013 anti-regime protests

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An Egyptian court on Thursday slapped 11 people with 25-year jail terms for protesting against the Egyptian regime in the southern province of Minya in 2013, according to a local legal source. “Minya’s criminal court sentenced 11 people in absentia to life behind bars [at a maximum of 25 years] …

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Egypt’s Aqrab Prison Hell: Slow Death, Chemicals Sprayed on Hundreds of Political Prisoners

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Aqrab Prison detainees suffer extreme humiliation and brutal abuse from the prison administration almost daily, amid fears of a repeat of slow-death atrocities in this notorious jail. Ahmed Aref, Muslim Brotherhood media spokesman, revealed in remarks he made before his trial on trumped up charges that detainees suffered violations in …

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“Make Yourself at Prison”: A guide on arrest, investigation and prisons for meeting the needs of democracy defenders in Egypt

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Today, the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) releases a legal guide which includes answers to the most important questions that came into the minds of thousands, if not millions, of citizens. The guide highlights the issue of the potential fate of prison, which has become so close to …

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Court to probe Rabaa defendants’ allegations of prison abuse

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A Cairo criminal court ordered an investigation on Saturday into allegations by defendants in the Rabea al-Adaweya sit-in dispersal case of mistreatment in prison. Several Muslim Brotherhood leaders and 28-year-old freelance photojournalist Mahmoud Abu Zeid (Shawkan) have accused prison authorities of physical abuse and prevention of access to medicines and …

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Cassation Court postpones the appeal of Morsi to 3 June

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On Saturday, Egypt’s Cassation Court postponed to 3 June the appeal of  president Mohammed Morsi and six others in the case known in media outlets as “Qatar espionage”. On 18 June 2016, the Cairo Criminal Court has sentenced Morsi and his secretary to life in prison, and sentenced two others …

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68 corruption incidents occurred in April: PFT

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Partners For Transparency (PFT) indicated in its monthly report that media outlets revealed the occurrence of 68 corruption incidents in Egypt during April, according to PFT’s statement. The governorate of Cairo remained on top of the list regarding corruption incidents, with 19 incidents in April, followed by Beheira with 6 …

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