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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 -
    • Witness: Beaten, Electrocuted, Tortured – Life for Boys in Egypt’s Prisons

      Witness: Beaten, Electrocuted, Tortured – Life for Boys in Egypt’s Prisons

      March 23, 2020Video Egypt: Security Forces Disappear, Torture Children EU, US Should Stop Security Support Until Abuse Ends…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • Egypt: Security Forces Disappear, Torture Children
      Egyptian police, National Security Agency, and military officials arbitrarily arrested, forcibly disappeared, and tortured children as young as 12 while prosecutors and judges turned a blind eye, Human Rights Watch and the rights group Belady: An Isl…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • Egypt: Security Forces Disappear, Torture Children

      Egypt: Security Forces Disappear, Torture Children

      March 23, 2020Video Egypt: Security Forces Disappear, Torture Children EU, US Should Stop Security Support Until Abuse Ends…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • “No One Cared He Was A Child”

      “No One Cared He Was A Child”

        SummarySince the Egyptian army forcibly removed Egypt’s first elected president, Mohamed Morsy, in 2013, the government of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has greenlighted a nationwide crackdown on protesters, dissidents, political opponents,…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • Egypt’s Denial of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

      Egypt’s Denial of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

      Expand Young people wave a rainbow flag at a Cairo concert featuring the Lebanese band Mashrou’ Leila. Activist Ahmed Alaa confirmed that he raised a rainbow flag at the concert i…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • Egypt: Four Arrested Over COVID-19 Protest

      Egypt: Four Arrested Over COVID-19 Protest

      Expand Screenshot of a live stream video from the protest showing Ahdaf Soueif, right, Laila Soueif, left, and Rabab al-Mahdi in between before they were arrested at the protes…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • Coronavirus: Egypt's Prisons Could Spare Disaster with Conditional Releases

      Coronavirus: Egypt's Prisons Could Spare Disaster with Conditional Releases

      Expand An Egyptian police officer at the entrance of the Tora prison in the Egyptian capital Cairo.  © Khaled Desouki / AFP In a country like Egyp…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • Egypt Universal Periodic Review Outcome Statement
      Thank you, Mr. Vice-President.The strong recommendations received during this UPR cycle for Egypt, including on upholding its domestic legislative and constitutional human rights guarantees, particularly in the context of counterterrorism, investiga…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • Human Rights Council Should Take Action on Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and India
      Under President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s government, Egyptians continue to face some of the worst human rights abuses in decades. The government’s zero-tolerance policy to peaceful dissent means that civil society organizations are under continuous…
      - 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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    • Twitter deletes 20,000 fake accounts linked to Saudi, Serbian and Egyptian governments
      Accounts also linked to Honduras and Indonesia violated policy and were ‘targeted attempt to undermine the public conversation’Twitter has deleted 20,000 fake accounts linked to the governments of Serbia, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Honduras and Indones…
      - 5 days ago, 2 Apr 20, 7:06pm -
    • Egypt's disdain for transparency will backfire in this coronavirus crisis | Timothy Kaldas
      President Sisi may have nothing to hide, but his crackdown on anyone who challenges the official line only fuels speculationCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageDuring a public health crisis, a government’s credibility is a…
      - 7 days ago, 31 Mar 20, 7:51am -
    • Egypt forces Guardian journalist to leave after coronavirus story
      Ruth Michaelson had reported on study that questioned country’s official tally of casesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageEgyptian authorities have forced a Guardian journalist to leave the country after she reported on a…
      - 12 days ago, 26 Mar 20, 8:00am -
    • Coronavirus cases in Africa pass 2,400 amid fears for health services
      WHO says numbers likely to be significantly higher as South Africa imposes lockdownCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThere are now more than 2,400 confirmed cases of Covid-19 across Africa and growing warnings that the pan…
      - 13 days ago, 25 Mar 20, 12:50pm -
    • Arab League formed in Cairo - archive, 23 March 1945
      23 March 1945: Arab states in the Middle East and parts of Africa get together to form the Arab League as a first step towards unityCairo, March 22The constitution of the Arab League, “the Mid-Eastern League of Nations,” was signed to-day by Egyp…
      - 15 days ago, 23 Mar 20, 8:49am -
    • Egypt arrests activists including Ahdaf Soueif over coronavirus protest
      Four dissidents held protest in central Cairo calling for prisoners to be freedCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageEgyptian security forces arrested the Booker-shortlisted novelist Ahdaf Soueif and three other women after th…
      - 20 days ago, 18 Mar 20, 4:06pm -
    • African nations impose stricter measures as coronavirus spreads
      Governments warn disease will cause huge challenges for continent’s health servicesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageCountries across Africa have imposed wide-ranging and stringent new measures as the coronavirus begins…
      - 22 days ago, 16 Mar 20, 11:11am -
    • Egypt: rate of coronavirus cases 'likely to be higher than figures suggest'
      Infectious disease specialists from the University of Toronto provide grim picture of possible spreadCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageEgypt is likely grappling with a higher rate of coronavirus infections than official fi…
      - 23 days ago, 15 Mar 20, 12:18pm -
    • UN too scared to stop breaches of arms ban, says Libyan minister
      Fathi Bashagha vows to step up fight to end assault by Khalifa Haftar’s forcesA fear among key members of the UN security council of taking on the United Arab Emirates, Jordan and Egypt has allowed the three countries to carry out a wholesale breac…
      - 25 days ago, 13 Mar 20, 12:52pm -
    • 'World's oldest professional footballer', 75, scores on debut – video
      Eez Eldin Bahder has made a dream start to his bid to become the world's oldest professional footballer. The 75-year-old Egyptian scored a penalty on his debut for Egyptian third-division side October 6 to help secure a 1-1 draw. 'I became the oldest…
      - 29 days ago, 9 Mar 20, 1:57pm -

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