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Report – U.S. Security Assistance to Egypt: Examining the Return on Investment

By Seth Binder of POMED and William D. Hartung of Center for International Policy – Since overthrowing Egypt’s democratically elected president in 2013, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has [...]

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Coptic rights activist Ramy Kamel arrested in Cairo

By POMED – Egyptian Coptic rights activist Ramy Kamel was arrested at his home November 23 and is being charged with joining a terrorist organization and spreading false information. He is [...]

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Speaker During Religious Ministerial Delivers Biased Speech on Religious Freedom in Egypt

By POMED – According to Coptic Solidarity, an organization defending religious minorities and religious freedom in Egypt, Joel Rosenberg, an author and pundit, delivered “misleading” [...]

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Report – Prayers Unanswered: Assessing the Impact of Egypt’s 2016 Church Construction Law

By POMED –  EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has promised to improve the situation of the country’s Christians, who by many estimates constitute about ten percent [...]

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A new hope for NGOs in Egypt?

By Andrew Miller, Opinion Contributor – The Hill – On April 5, Egypt’s highest appeals court ordered a retrial in the 2012-2013 NGO foreign funding case, in which 43 U.S.- and [...]

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UN Human Rights Chief Denounces Egypt’s Media Intimidation

By POMED – On March 7, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein described the Egyptian government’s suppression of freedom of expression in recent months as [...]

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Egyptian Government Criticizes Congressional Hearing on Human Rights

By POMED –  On December 6, the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission of the U.S. Congress held a hearing to discuss human rights abuses in Egypt. The hearing, which featured the testimony of [...]

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Minya Copts Respond to Church Closings

By POMED –  Coptic Christians have called on security forces to increase anti-discrimination efforts after a number of attacks have led to the closing of Coptic churches in Minya. Bishop [...]

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The Wrong Target: Egypt Imprisons Nonviolent Coptic Christian For Terrorism

By POMED –  In a new POMED Snapshot, “The Wrong Target: Egypt Imprisons Nonviolent Coptic Christian For Terrorism,” Mahmoud Farouk writes about the case of Andrew Nasif, an Egyptian [...]

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Al-Sisi Shuffles Security Leaderships after Deadly Ambush

By POMED –  On October 28, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi initiated a shake-up of top security chiefs in the aftermath of a militant ambush on security forces on October 20. According to [...]