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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Cairo’s Concerns About a Biden Presidency

Source: The Washington Institute Author(s): Haisam Hassanein Original Link: https://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/cairos-concerns-about-a-biden-presidency Egyptian leaders fear that his administration will openly confront them on human rights and enable an Islamist resurgence, but the outlook is brighter for engagement on Turkey, Israel, and other issues. Read more at...

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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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Monday Briefing: The reverberations of the US election in the Middle East

Source: Middle East Institute Author(s): Mirette F. Mabrouk Original Link: https://www.mei.edu/blog/monday-briefing-reverberations-us-election-middle-east It isn’t much of a secret that Egypt’s government probably would have preferred President Donald Trump to remain in the White House for another four years. Relations under former President Barack Obama were stiltingly formal and not helped...

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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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The Egyptian Economy: In the Clutches of the Deep State

Source: Carnegie Author(s): George T. Abed Original Link: https://carnegie-mec.org/2020/10/26/egyptian-economy-in-clutches-of-deep-state-pub-83027 The successful completion of Egypt’s 2016 IMF program is superficial, hiding poor economic growth relative to emerging market peers and an economy burdened by a military-led public sector. Read more at original link

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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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Sisi, the Coptic Church, and Mutual Deals

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Mamdouh Almuneir Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/sisi-the-coptic-church-and-mutual-deals/ This article seeks to answer the question: What has the Coptic Church got in return for its support to Sisi and his regime? It also explores the impact of this deal on the Egyptian Copts and on the entire Egyptian people? Read more at original...

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