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Iranian Christian Sentenced to Flogging and Prison

By International Christian Concern – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on April 21, 2020, Christian human rights activist Mary Fatima Mohammadi received a suspended [...]

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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 [...]

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Coptic Solidarity Launches Advocacy Campaign for Ramy Kamel

By Coptic Solidarity For Immediate Release Coptic Solidarity today launched an online advocacy campaign to secure the release of imprisoned Coptic human rights activist and blogger, Ramy Kamel. [...]

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Coptic Solidarity Urges Immediate Release of Coptic Activist, Ramy Kamel

By Coptic Solidarity- Standard News Wire For Immediate Release Coptic Solidarity strongly condemns the arrest of Ramy Kamel, a Coptic human rights activist and social media blogger in Egypt being [...]

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European Parliament adopts resolution condemning government crackdown in Egypt, calls for serious revision of EU aid

By Mada Masr – The European Parliament adopted a strongly worded resolution on Thursday that condemns the recent government crackdown and wave of arrests in Egypt and calls on European [...]

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Trump, Awaiting Egyptian Counterpart at Summit, Called Out for ‘My Favorite Dictator’

By Wall Street Journal – By Nancy A. Youssef, Vivian Salama and Michael C. Bender —Jared Malsin contributed to this article. Quip drew attention to uncomfortable facet of U.S.-Egypt [...]

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Egypt’s new NGO law: Better, or ‘repackaged’ tyranny?

By Aya Nader – Al Monitor – Egypt’s recently enacted law regulating the work of nongovernmental organizations is continuing to draw heavy fire from many human rights activists [...]

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Prominent Political Activist Shares “Harrowing” Probation Experience

By POMED – In his first interview since being released from prison, Alaa Abdel Fattah, a prominent Egyptian activist who served five years in jail for demonstrating against the draconian [...]

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US Country Report on Human Rights Practices in Egypt for 2018

By Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor – State Department – Executive Summary According to its constitution, Egypt is a republic governed by an elected president and [...]

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Why the EU is embracing Middle East strongmen

By Michael Peel – Financial Times – For the EU, the timing could hardly have been worse. Egypt’s parliament this month backed a proposal to extend President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s [...]