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AFP – Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb urged Libyans to fight a rogue general who is pressing an offensive against Islamist militias in the country’s east, labelling him an “enemy of Islam”. Last month, ex-general Khalifa Haftar unleashed forces from his so-called National Army on Islamist militias in Benghazi in a campaign dubbed “Operation Dignity”. …
Eight people died and thousands were injured in the heavy-handed police crackdown that ensued, as clouds of tear gas wafted through the much-loved park on Taksim Square.
The women were sentenced to jail time by the Mansoura Criminal Court on 21 May
Protests come following Al-Sisi’s election victory
“Defendants shouted ‘void’ after hearing the verdict, which made the judge adjourn the session,” says EIPR lawyer
Number of protests “reflects the failure of the [Egyptian] system to ensure economic and social rights”
Police car burned in Alexandria, Azhar students clash with security forces during Friday protests
SAC calls for protests at Ain Shams, Cairo universities
Clashes witnessed in Alexandria, Cairo and Fayoum
Expulsions for protesting come a month after 27 others expelled
The cell, operating in east Cairo, planned further attacks
AFP – An Egyptian court sentenced 13 supporters of deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi Saturday to prison terms ranging from five to 88 years for rioting, a judicial source said. They were accused of “rioting, sabotage and public order offences” in the southern towns of Samalut and Minya during protests against a bloody crackdown in …
Many people have been arrested and sentenced to jail time under the controversial law
The organisation’s Secretary General says there is a media campaign to “demonise” the Brotherhood
Ministry of Interior reports marches in Cairo, Alexandria, Giza, Baheira, Minya, and Assiut
Journalists to strike on Friday
Some friends and relatives are surprised at those who question the integrity of the coming elections and wonder why they keep raising doubts concerning their democracy. And if so, what is the available evidence that the elections will be conducted in an undemocratic atmosphere? The truth is, there is serious doubt-raising evidence concerning the coming …
By AbdelHalim H. AbdAllah Clashes erupted in Cairo University on Wednesday evening when hundreds of students from the universities of Cairo and Al-Azhar participated in a rally organised by Students Against the Coup (SAC). The protest reached the Faculty of Applied Arts, which is near the Giza Security Directorate, according to SAC female coordinator at Cairo University …
Protesters included doctors, teachers, security workers and others
76 “rioters” arrested, 5 police injured, interior ministry says
Ukraine’s new government and most of the international community except Russia have said they will not recognise a result expected to be overwhelmingly in favour of immediate secession.
Students Against the Coup (SAC) protested Tuesday inside the building of the Faculty of Commerce at Ain Shams University. According to Ayman AbdAllah, head of the faculty’s security, the students broke the all the locks of the faculty building, adding that administrative security had locked the doors of different faculties along with the main gates …
The teaching assistant was notified last week of a three-month suspension pending investigations
This olive branch came even though Venezuela last week announced the expulsion of three US diplomats on grounds they were conspiring with student protesters.
Defendants are charged with premeditated murder, attempted murder for terrorist purposes, inciting violence last August
Verdict described by AFTE Student Observatory researcher as “worthless”
Swathes of the tent encampment have already been destroyed by fire and flames poured out of the windows of a gutted building on the square.
Lawyer says there is still room for appeal but it is a process that will take a very long time
New report details protestors being subjected to beatings and electric shock
Not guilty verdict reached in the trial of pro-Morsi protestors