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Yesterday, al-Mansūra Misdemeanor Court ordered the release of researcher and human rights activist Patrick George Zakī. The court postponed Zakī’s trial until February 1, because the defense’s arguments still need to be heard.
The American Coptic Association has expressed concern towards a statement issued by more than 31 states with regards to human rights violations in Egypt.
The Egyptian government is making great efforts to improve its image, however still efforts to be made to achieve real progress toward equal citizenship rights for all. According to a statement released by Coptic Solidarity: “Copts are the victims of institutional, systematic discrimination in...
on Tuesday, the trial of Patrick George Zaki [Patrick George Zakī], a researcher at the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR), started before the Mansoura II State Security Misdemeanors (Emergency) Court. He was indicted on several charges, including spreading false information inside...
In recent days, a number of foreign embassies have urged the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to take serious steps to address the country’s record on human rights. It was stressed that failure to do so will continue to hinder the development of relations between Egypt and other foreign...
The Egyptian Foreign Ministry has yet to release any explanation as to why it voted “no” on a UN resolution that would require countries to protect its citizens and prevent genocide, war crimes, ethnic cleansing, and crimes against humanity.
During the last weeks of March, we witnessed a new development in the attempted thawing of relations between Egypt and Turkey.  Ayman Nour [Ayman Nūr], head of “al-Sharq” television network, announced that he had met with representatives of the Turkish government to discuss “toning down” criticism...
Egyptian President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī’s responses during a phone call with ʿAmrū Adīb Saturday night on MBC Egypt [MBC Miṣr] have led to predictions about a possible resolution to the issue of political prisoners soon.
The Cairo Criminal Court held on Sunday a conference for looking at an imprisonment renewal order for the Egyptian lawyer, Hudā ʿAbd al-Munʿim, and the detainee ‘Āi’sha al-Shāṭir daughter of the prominent leader of the Muslim Brotherhood Khayrat al-Shāṭir.
While Copts celebrate Christmas today, Rāmī Kāmil, Patrick George and Khalīl Rizq find themselves in prison, being held in pretrial detention pending charges of spreading false news by defending human and workers’ rights.

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