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    • Repression Unbound - Egypt Under Sisi

      Repression Unbound - Egypt Under Sisi

      In March this year, Middle East Minister Tobias Ellwood suggested that Egypt was taking "steps towards a stronger democracy" and that British/Egyptian relations were "in a very positive place". The first claim is absurd in the context of mass repre…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • Guantanamo’s Ugly Taint on US Diplomacy

      Guantanamo’s Ugly Taint on US Diplomacy

      Expand In this photo reviewed by US military officials, flags fly in front of the tents of Camp Justice, April 18, 2019, in Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Cuba. ©…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • US Citizen Dies in Egyptian Prison

      US Citizen Dies in Egyptian Prison

      Expand Mustafa Kassem. © 2020 Private The death this week of Mustafa Kassem, an Egyptian-American imprisoned in Egypt after an unfair trial, undersc…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • Egypt: Resilient Resistance to Fierce Repression

      Egypt: Resilient Resistance to Fierce Repression

      Expand Small groups of protesters gather in central Cairo shouting anti-government slogans in Cairo, Egypt September 21, 2019.   © 2019 Reuters/Mohamed Abd E…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • Egypt: Rights Activist Assaulted

      Egypt: Rights Activist Assaulted

      Expand Gamal Eid after the December 29, 2019 assault in Cairo, Egypt in which he was beaten and had paint thrown at him.  © 2019  (Beirut) – A…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • Egypt: Jailed Activist’s Life May Be at Risk

      Egypt: Jailed Activist’s Life May Be at Risk

      Expand Aisha al-Shater, 39, has been detained for over a year in solitary confinement. Authorities have failed to provide her with sufficient medical care. …
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • Egypt
      The Egyptian government in 2019 passed constitutional amendments that were approved in an unfair referendum in April. The amendments consolidate authoritarian rule, undermine the judiciary’s dwindling independence, and expand the military’s power…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • UN: States Denounce Egypt’s Rights Record

      UN: States Denounce Egypt’s Rights Record

      Expand The 36th Session of the Human Rights Council at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland.  © 2017 Reuters (Geneva) – United Nations memb…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • Egypt/North Sinai: UPR Submission March 2019
      North Sinai ConflictSince 2011, the Egyptian military and police have battled extremist militants in North Sinai, and residents have lived in fear of arrest, disappearance, and death at the hands of their alleged protectors, the security forces. Fol…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • Egypt: UPR Submission November 2019
      IntroductionPresident Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi won a second presidential term in March 2018 elections that were held in a largely unfree and unfair environment. President al-Sisi rose to power on the heels of the June 30 mass protests, when he, as the t…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

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    • Destination Europe: Evacuation

      Destination Europe: Evacuation

      As the EU sets new policies and makes deals with African nations to deter hundreds of thousands of migrants from seeking new lives on the continent, what does it mean for those following dreams northwards and the countries they transit through? From…
      - 26 Jun 18, 5:44am -
    • A LinkedIn to combat rights abuse?
      In 2016, a 12-year-old boy was reportedly detained and tortured in Giwa barracks in northeastern Nigeria. He ended up nearly paralysed. “We wanted to cite the officers in charge,” said lawyer Chino Edmund Obiagwu. “But we weren’t able to get…
      - 29 Mar 18, 10:58am -
    • Sinai slaughter, Manus refugee “coercion”, and “unthinkable” Rohingya returns: The Cheat Sheet
      Every week, IRIN’s team of specialist editors scans the humanitarian horizon to curate a reading list on important and unfolding trends and events around the globe: What next for Manus refugees? Authorities in Papua New Guinea have forcibly r…
      - 24 Nov 17, 11:47am -
    • The Eritrean children who cross borders and deserts alone

      The Eritrean children who cross borders and deserts alone

      Yobieli is 12 years old. He sits on a small leather stool and fumbles with his hands, interlocking his fingers and pulling them apart. There’s a dark shadow of soft peach fuzz on his upper lip, and his cheeks are childishly smooth. But, his eyes lo…
      - 27 Jul 17, 5:06am -
    • Egypt boat disaster shines light on new migration trend

      - 10 Oct 16, 4:47am -
    • For Eritreans, Egypt is the new route to Europe
      Like much of Cairo, the sprawling low-income neighbourhood of Ard el-Lewa comes alive in the evening, once the sun has gone down.On warm summer nights, children chase cats along streets too narrow for cars. Tuk-tuks weave between the shisha smokers…
      - 6 Jun 16, 12:27pm -
    • Pay now to protect 1 billion people from coastal floods
      As sea levels rise, so will the costs of dealing with it, Christian Aid reminds us in a report released today.“Spending money now on reducing the risk of disasters will save money and lives later,” said report author Dr Alison Doig in a statem…
      - 16 May 16, 9:52am -
    • Off the cliff
      New UN data shows the catastrophic effects of the Syrian conflict in terms of migration since 1950. Maps and Graphics UN data shows the emptying of Syria in one simple line Ben Parker IRIN LONDON Europe Germany M…
      - 31 Jul 15, 7:00pm -
    • Secrecy in Sinai - an unknown human toll
      Ever since Islamic State-affiliated militants tried to take the town of Sheikh Zuwayed in North Sinai last week, the Egyptian media has talked of little else. “What mistakes were made?” “Where did they get their weapons from?” and “What can…
      - 9 Jul 15, 7:00pm -
    • Time for a new deal for Middle East's displaced?

      Time for a new deal for Middle East's displaced?

      Conflicts in Iraq, Syria, Libya and Yemen are leading to unprecedented numbers of internally displaced people (IDPs) in the Middle East and North Africa, and increasingly complex and severe humanitarian crises.According to the 2015 global report by…
      - 9 Jun 15, 7:00pm -
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    • British tourists land in Sharm el-Sheikh on first flights since 2015 plane bombing
      Celebrations as a TUI flight from Gatwick becomes one of the first to land in the Egyptian resort town after the bombing of a Russian airlinerBritish tourists have arrived on one of the first flights from the UK to the Egyptian resort town of Sharm e…
      - 3 days ago, 16 Feb 20, 9:26pm -
    • UK man arrested in Egypt for 'pat on the back' is released
      Charges against Tony Camoccio are dismissed for lack of evidenceA British man detained on sexual assault charges in Egypt for what his family say was “a pat on the back” has been freed.The charges against Tony Camoccio, 51, were dismissed in cour…
      - 5 days ago, 15 Feb 20, 10:14am -
    • Giulio Regeni’s parents urge Italy to help student held in Egypt
      Human rights activist Patrick Zaky had been studying at the University of BolognaThe family of an Italian doctoral student murdered in Cairo have urged “democratic governments” to intervene in the case of an Egyptian master’s student in Italy w…
      - 6 days ago, 14 Feb 20, 10:48am -
    • British man arrested in Egypt 'for patting police officer on back'
      Authorities say Tony Camoccio sexually assaulted a policeman but his family reject accusationA British man is being held in Egypt after officials said he sexually assaulted a police officer, but his family claim a gentle pat on the back landed him in…
      - 6 days ago, 14 Feb 20, 9:44am -
    • Footballer, 75, in bid to become world’s oldest professional player
      Age no barrier for father of four and grandfather of sixStriker is training with an Egyptian third division clubThe thought of playing football as a professional had remained a distant dream for Eez Eldin Bahder for decades – until, at the age of 7…
      - 10 days ago, 10 Feb 20, 7:15pm -
    • Italy alarmed after Egyptian studying in Bologna arrested in Cairo
      Case of Patrick Zaky doing master’s on gender and human rights echoes that of murdered Italian student Giulio RegeniAn Egyptian researcher who is studying in Italy has been arrested on arrival in Cairo on charges of “harming national security”,…
      - 11 days ago, 9 Feb 20, 10:35am -
    • FGM doctor arrested in Egypt after girl, 12, bleeds to death
      Child had been taken by her family to have the procedure, still prevalent in the country despite new laws to combat it A doctor has been arrested after the death of a 12-year-old girl he had performed female genital mutilation (FGM) on.Nada Hassan Ab…
      - 17 days ago, 3 Feb 20, 8:30am -
    • Giulio Regeni: hopes rest on Italian inquiry on fourth anniversary of death
      Italy demands concrete actions from Egypt, especially on judicial cooperationFour years after the mutilated body of the Italian doctoral student Giulio Regeni was discovered in Cairo, Italian politicians and officials are pinning hope for fresh infor…
      - 17 days ago, 3 Feb 20, 12:00am -
    • Meet Eez Eldin Bahder, 75, 'the world's oldest professional footballer' – video report
      Eez Eldin Bahder is believed, aged 75, to be the oldest professional footballer in the world after he signed with a third-tier side in the Egyptian league. Bahder got his chance after registering with the Egyptian Football Federation when he showed t…
      - 22 days ago, 29 Jan 20, 10:12am -
    • Threat of jail looms over even mildest critics under Egyptian crackdown
      Nine years after uprising, Egyptians face strict controls on political activity and free speechMohammed Abdellatif did not see himself as a political activist. As a dentist in Cairo, his concerns were focused on healthcare and issues such as a lack o…
      - 27 days ago, 24 Jan 20, 7:08am -

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