State Security Prosecution keeps two activists in detention with fresh charges
The practice matches a broader pattern of prosecution designed to sideline political opponents
Over 200 prominent actors, filmmakers and writers call on Egyptian authorities to release Sanaa Seif
Signatories to the public statement are also calling for the release of all those unjustly detained
In new precedent, women jailed for 2 years for violating ‘family values’ in TikTok videos
Hadeer El-Mahdawy | These are the first sentences against female social media influencers after a series of arrests.
Ethiopia irrigation minister: Ethiopia has not started filling dam, pooling in reservoir due to rains is ‘known to Egyptian president’
The reports on Wednesday prompted immediate reactions from both Cairo and Khartoum
Journalist Mohamed Mounir dies after release from prison
Mounir, 65, was arrested from his home on June 15 in a dawn raid by security forces
Despite continuing impact of COVID-19, Senate elections date set for August
A constitutional amendment to revive the upper house of Parliament was pushed through in 2019.
Nora Younis, chief editor of Al-Manassa, detained after raid on office
A police force who claimed to be from the Artistic Products Police Department raided the office
Sanaa Seif arrested upon arrival at prosecutor’s office to file complaint for physical assault
She is being held in remand detention at Qanater Prison
Egypt asks UN Security Council to intervene in GERD dispute, Sisi says Egypt committed to diplomatic solution
A number of official bodies had told Sisi that the Khartoum agreement would weaken Egypt’s position.
Journalists arrested in Egypt amid crackdown on press freedoms
Mounir is the third journalist registered with the syndicate to be arrested in the past month.
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