Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Nour Hassan Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/why-do-human-rights-violations-go-unquestioned-the-case-of-eu-egyptian-relations/ Egypt is a signatory country of primary international human rights treaties. However, since 2013, the regime has been levelling the ceiling of repression and violations to basic human rights, extending the rewards...

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Indefinite Pretrial Detention in Egypt: Rotation and Detention Pending Multiple Cases

Source: The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy Author(s): Yasmin Omar and Mai El-Sadany Original Link: https://timep.org/explainers/indefinite-pretrial-detention-in-egypt-rotation-and-detention-pending-multiple-cases/ In recent years, Egyptian authorities have increasingly turned pretrial detention from an exceptional legal measure to a punitive tool used regularly against human rights...

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Egypt’s Digital Foreign Policy

Source: The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy Author(s): Joey Shea Original Link: https://timep.org/commentary/analysis/egypts-digital-foreign-policy/ In June 2020, at least 13 websites affiliated with the Ethiopian government were hacked and defaced. The targets were diverse, from seemingly innocuous sites such as Ethiopia’s Educational Evolution Office, the Statistics Centre, and the...

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EGYPT: “WHAT DO I CARE IF YOU DIE?”: NEGLIGENCE AND DENIAL OF HEALTH CARE IN EGYPTIAN PRISONS

Source: Amnesty International Author(s): Amnesty International Original Link: https://www.amnesty.org/en/documents/mde12/3538/2021/en/ Inhumane detention conditions have long plagued Egypt’s prisons, adversely affecting prisoners’ enjoyment of their right to health. Prisoners’ health and lives are further endangered by the failure of prison authorities – either through neglect or deliberate...

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Are Egypt’s Christians Persecuted? Why Some Copts Say No

Source: Hudson Institute Author(s): Paul Marshall Original Link: https://www.hudson.org/research/16629-are-egypt-s-christians-persecuted-why-some-copts-say-no The religious freedom of and even the number of Christians in Egypt is highly contested. Last year the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) removed Egypt from its recommended category of “Countries of Particular...

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World Report 2021 | Egypt

Source: Human Rights Watch Author(s): Human Rights Watch Original Link: https://www.hrw.org/world-report/2021/country-chapters/egypt Egyptians in 2020 continued to live under the harsh authoritarian grip of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s government. Tens of thousands of government critics, including journalists and human rights defenders, remain imprisoned on politically motivated charges...

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Let justice be done: Respect for women’s land rights in the Middle East and North Africa

Source: Middle East Institute Author(s): Amal Kandeel Original Link: https://www.mei.edu/publications/let-justice-be-done-respect-womens-land-rights-middle-east-and-north-africa Ownership of economic resources is integral to exercising agency and to assuring the human security needed to live free from fear, want, and indignity. In agrarian societies, land and its natural resources are...

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Power Rivalry in the Horn: Egypt’s View of Ethiopia’s Tigrayan Woes

Source: Italian Institute for International Political Studies Author(s): Giuseppe Dentice Original Link: https://www.ispionline.it/en/pubblicazione/power-rivalry-horn-egypts-view-ethiopias-tigrayan-woes-28613 “We need to look beyond our immediate issues such as Eritrea, Somalia, and the problems of the two Sudans. Those [are] issues we can handle […]. We face two strategic adversaries...

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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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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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