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The call by shaykh of al-Azhar, Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib, to revive "the right of toil and pursuit" fatwa to preserve the rights of working women has sparked wide reactions, from women's rights organizations in Egypt. These organizations have called for the housewife, who has worked to develop her husband's...
The “antisemitism” accusation has expanded in the world. With the support of the west, the Zionist lobby has been working for years to equate the accusation of antisemitism with every criticism and call for accountability for the Israeli occupation state.
Egyptian authorities released Coptic activist Rāmī Kāmil on Saturday, following the decision of the public prosecution’s office, after enduring more than two years in pretrial detention.
During holidays, Egyptian media monitors sexual harassment in streets, parks, and in front of cinemas, particularly in downtown Cairo and popular areas. Usually, on the following day the front pages filled with stories about women being sexually harassed on the first day of Eid. However, this year...
The Egyptian government still remains silent about developments in the case of Italian researcher Giulio Regeni, after an Italian court setting a session on 14th October to start the trial in the absence of four Egyptian officers accused of kidnapping and torturing Regeni in early 2016.
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.
The escalating tension between the Sīsī regime in Egypt and Italy continues, following successive developments in the case of the murder of Italian researcher Giulio Regeni, the latest of which was the emergence of a new witness announced by the Italian investigative body, condemning four men of...
The “Stop the Death Penalty in Egypt” Facebook page run by the Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms (ECRF) has launched a new campaign entitled “Life for Monk Ashʿiyāʾ,” demanding a presidential pardon for Wāʾil Saʿad Tawāḍrūs.  Tawāḍrūs was convicted of murdering Bishop Epiphanius [...
Controversy hits Egyptian social media days before the tenth anniversary of the January Revolution, as the regime brands the 25th of January as a National Police day, as well as announcing the issuance of a coin bearing the slogan ‘January 25 is Egypt's Police day’.

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