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Under fire for abuses, Egypt releases human rights strategy to mixed reviews

By Siobhán O’Grady – The Washington Post – CAIRO — For years, Western governments and human rights groups have urged Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sissi to ease his [...]

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Coptic Solidarity Fact Check: Speech by President El-Sisi at the launch of the National Human Rights Strategy

By Coptic Solidarity – IntroductionPresident Abdel Fattah el-Sisi hosted an event in the New Administrative Capital on September 11, 2021 concerning  the launch of Egypt’s new National [...]

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Egypt: Human rights catastrophe results from lack of political will, not lack of a national strategy to whitewash reality

By Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies ـ Respect for human rights in Egypt – where the most fundamental rights to life, bodily integrity, and justice are violated by state institutions and [...]

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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 [...]