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Egypt has consistently denied forced disappearance, torture, and other crimes, only to be caught being untruthful
There have been more arrests in Egypt’s current election than manifestos; candidates are dropping like flies
Egyptian police arrested on Wednesday a leading government critic and party leader Abdel Moneim Abul Fotouh along
Hisham Geneina was an aide to Sami Anan arrested for illegally announcing his intention to stand in election
General Abdel Fattah el-Sissi’s dictatorial control of the Egyptian people is now largely complete
Egypt must respect human rights and fulfill its obligation to those detained unlawfully
Study shows how seriously investors took the possibility of a democratic revolution during Egypt’s Arab Spring
The number of journalists jailed reached a record high this year amid an aggressive crackdown by government
Rights groups warn that rulers across the region are stepping up efforts to silence political dissent