Combatting injustice from abroad: the diaspora’s role in transitional justice in Egypt

Source: Brookings Author(s): Ahmed Mefreh Original Link: https://www.brookings.edu/opinions/combatting-injustice-from-abroad-the-diasporas-role-in-transitional-justice-in-egypt/ The Egyptian diaspora community has increasingly become the first line of defense for victims of human rights violations in Egypt. Since a state-led transitional justice process is not possible in the present context...

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Egypt’s Unprecedented Crackdown on EIPR

Source: The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy Author(s): TIMEP Original Link: https://timep.org/commentary/analysis/egypts-unprecedented-crackdown-on-eipr/ Since its founding in 2002, the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) has served as one of the country’s leading knowledge producers, legal aid providers, and human rights organizations. Through its documentation, research...

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Sweeping victory of Nation’s Future Party Shows Return to Pre-2011 Electoral Politics

Source: The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy Author(s): Shohdi Mourad (pseudonym for anonymity) Original Link: https://timep.org/commentary/analysis/sweeping-victory-of-nations-future-party-shows-return-to-pre-2011-electoral-politics%e2%80%a8%e2%80%a8/ In the working class neighborhood of Shubra, waiting in front of a privately-owned warehouse where workers were distributing black...

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Healthcare in Egypt’s Border Regions: When Money Is Not Enough

Source: Carnegie Author(s): Sherif Mohyeldeen Original Link: https://carnegie-mec.org/2020/11/11/healthcare-in-egypt-s-border-regions-when-money-is-not-enough-pub-83206 Pouring money into health infrastructure will have little effect if qualified doctors have few incentives to stay. Read more at original link

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The Sisi Firewall

Source: Doha Institute Author(s): Mostafa El-Sayed Hussin Original Link: https://www.dohainstitute.org/en/PoliticalStudies/Pages/The-Sisi-Firewall-Cyber-Suppression-Strategies-and-the-Future-of-Cyberspace-in-Egypt.aspx On 25 January 2011, the Mubarak regime woke up to its worst nightmare: thousands of Egyptians on the streets demonstrating in response to a Facebook invitation. The state was...

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Egypt’s Emerging Ruling Class

Source: Carnegie Author(s): Shana Marshall Original Link: https://carnegie-mec.org/2020/10/26/egypt-s-emerging-ruling-class-pub-83025 The Egyptian military’s capture of state resources under President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi depends on a poorly run state and the visible corruption of the former regime, auguring a new ruling class of military officers. Read more at original link

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Protests of the Poor in Egypt: Causes and Implications

Source: Arab Center Washington DC Author(s): Khalil al-Anani Original Link: http://arabcenterdc.org/policy_analyses/protests-of-the-poor-in-egypt-causes-implications/ On September 20th, a series of anti-government demonstrations broke out in a number of Egyptian governorates and villages protesting the social and economic conditions of the country. These demonstrations coincided with the first...

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“Poverty Uprising in Egypt: Causes and Consequences”

Source: Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies Author(s): Unit for Political Studies Original Link:  https://www.dohainstitute.org/en/PoliticalStudies/Pages/Egypt-2020-Protests-Causes-and–mplications.aspx On 20 September 2020, popular protests swept across the villages of Egypt, beginning in Giza and then spreading to the governorates of the south.[1] Despite the near-total...

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Egypt: Strategic Implications of Extended Political Repression

Source: Doha Institute Author(s): Hesham Shafick Original Link:  https://www.dohainstitute.org/en/PoliticalStudies/Pages/Egypt-Strategic-Implications-of-Extended-Political-Repression.aspx [Description] (make sure you only post 100- 200 word excerpt of paper & follow with a “read more at original link”) Read more at original link

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Disinformation Campaign Targets Rape Victim and Witnesses in Egypt

Source: The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy Author(s): Joey Shea Original Link: https://timep.org/commentary/analysis/disinformation-campaign-targets-rape-victim-and-witnesses-in-egypt/ Egypt’s sexual assault reckoning intensified at the end of August when witnesses and campaigners involved in bringing to light a horrific gang-rape were arrested and smeared. Private...

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Egypt: A Reading of the ‘Galabiya Protests’

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Asmaa Shokr Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/egypt-a-reading-of-the-galabiya-protests/ The public opinion, both at home and abroad, has recently been preoccupied with the Egyptian issue after a whole week of the demonstrations that erupted in several Egyptian governorates and villages, demanding the departure of Sisi and his regime, due...

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Egypt: Protests to Set Limits for Gov. Policies

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Wessam Fauad Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/egypt-protests-to-set-limits-for-gov-policies/ Egypt had already witnessed a popular movement in September of last year, after Egyptian businessman “Mohamed Ali” on September 20, 2019, called on Egyptians to gather in front of their homes in protest against Sisi’s corrupt regime, under the...

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