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Egypt: President Should Act to Unshackle Freedoms

June 1, 2021 Urgent Action Needed to Address Serious Concerns Raised by UN Rights Bodies We the undersigned 64 organizations from around the world call on the Egyptian authorities, including [...]

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Human Rights Council: Countries Should Take Bold Action on Egypt

Editors Note: Coptic Solidarity was a signatory to this letter. Monitoring, Tough Message on Dire Rights Situation Long Overdue (Geneva – February 9, 2021) — Egypt’s human rights [...]

After one-year of unwarranted arrest and solitary confinement, Ramy Kamel must be freed

As November 23, 2020 marked one year of solitary confinement for Ramy Kamel, a Coptic Egyptian Human rights defender, 15 organizations urge American and European leaders to pressure Egyptian [...]

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Will Europe stop covering up the crimes of the Egyptian regime?

By Alaa Bilal The impunity of the Egyptian regime, Europe’s “indispensable” partner in fighting illegal migration and counter-terrorism measures, continues to shock and brutalize. Europe’s [...]

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Egypt assembles bipartisan powerhouse lobbying team for post-Trump era

By Julian Pecquet – ForeignLobby.com – The Egyptian government has wasted no time preparing for the post-Donald Trump era, assembling a bipartisan powerhouse lobbying team that [...]

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‘Egypt has found a cure for covid-19’ — and other outlandish tales from Cairo’s propaganda machine

By Samuel Tadros – The Washington Post – A few days ago, a revealing WhatsApp message popped up on my iPhone: “Egypt is defeating the conspiracy and saving the world.” The text that [...]

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Hosni Mubarak buried with full military honours

By The Guardian – Egypt pays tribute to former president, who died at 91, amid tight security in Cairo Former Egyptian autocrat Hosni Mubarak has been buried in Cairo with a full military [...]

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Saviour or dictator: Copts in Sisi’s Egypt trapped by a strongman’s balancing act

By Charlie Hoyle – The New Arab In the Coptic Cathedral of the Nativity, on the eastern edges of Cairo, security was tight as President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi reiterated his longstanding [...]

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How artistic freedom of expression shrinks in ‘new’ Egypt

By Shahira Amin – Al-Monitor The Jan. 25, 2011 uprising that toppled President Hosni Mubarak unleashed a creative revolution with the spontaneous emergence of a variety of art [...]

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Pompeo expresses ‘outrage’ over prisoner death in Egypt, rights groups call for Red Cross oversight

By Mada Masr – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressed outrage over the death of Egyptian American dual national Mustafa Kassem while imprisoned in Egypt, calling the death “pointless [...]