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Egypt’s security forces harassing activists into silence, Amnesty says

By Al-Monitor – The report said the National Security Agency threatened human rights defenders with arrests and prosecutions, and questioned them about their political activity on social [...]

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RSF hopes Egypt’s national plan for human rights is not a “joke in bad taste”

By RSF – Responding to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi’s announcement of a five-year plan for improving respect for human rights, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) says Sisi should [...]

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U.S. and Egypt Put Improving Egypt’s Human Rights on the Agenda

By The New York Times — Within days of each other, the United States and Egypt announced moves this week that, for the first time in years, would put human rights on the agenda in Egypt, a [...]

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Researcher Patrick Zaki faces emergency trial for penning 2019 article on life as Coptic Christian in Egypt

By Mada Masr – After 19 months in remand detention, researcher Patrick George Zaki was referred on September 13 to trial before an emergency court on charges of “spreading false news at [...]

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Biden to withhold, restrict some military aid to Egypt

By POLITICO – The Biden administration has decided it will hold back some — but not most — of $300 million in conditioned military aid to Egypt over human rights concerns, a U.S. official [...]

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After 19 months of Pre-trial Detention, Patrick Zaki’s Trial Begins Tomorrow before Emergency Court

By The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights Press Release The undersigned organisations condemn the decision of the State Security Supreme Prosecution (SSSP) to indict Patrick Zaki, the [...]

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Rep. Lieu, Sen Padilla and Nine Members Urge Biden Admin to Address Egyptian Human Rights Record

House Media Center – WASHINGTON – Today (Sept., 9), Congressman Lieu led a letter with Senator Alex Padilla (D-CA) and nine Members of Congress urging the Biden-Harris [...]

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Afghanistan’s new interior minister is a wanted terrorist

By: The Wall Street Journal – The Biden Administration and other democracies have been beseeching the triumphant Taliban not to behave like they did when they last ran Afghanistan before [...]

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Holy Virgin Church in Maadi inundated by Nile flood waters

By Watani – No permit to build a protection wall! – A higher than normal Nile flood this summer has inundated the basements of many buildings erected on the Nile bank in Egypt. Among [...]

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Egypt: Chance to end seven-year sham case against brave NGOs

By Amnesty International – Responding to the news that an Egyptian judge has dropped an investigation into at least six human rights defenders and NGO workers, lifted travel bans against [...]