Countries: Egypt

See also: North Africa
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Military Tribunals in Egypt - Khairat Al-Shatar

Interview with Zahra Khairat Al-Shatar in May 2010. She is the daughter of Khairat Al-Shatar, arbitrarily detained in Egypt and one of the many Egyptian civilians to be tried in a military tribunal.

Regions: Egypt

Issues: Arbitrary arrest, Detention, Human rights defenders

Witnessed: 2704 times

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Edinburgh Taster: Elias Khoury and Bahaa Taher

Elias Khoury and Bahaa Taher, two widely respected Arabic writers, will be discussing their work at the Frontline Club before they appear together at the Edinburgh Literary Festival.Yalo, Elias Khoury...

Regions: Egypt, Lebanon, Palestine

Issues: Torture

Witnessed: 2886 times

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Inside Story - A Hate Crime or Simply a Crime? - 10 Jul 09

Inside story discusses the motivation behind the killing of Marwa al-sherbini.

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Regions: Egypt, Germany

Issues: Violence

Witnessed: 2416 times

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Guest post: Randa Abo Eldahab, Freedom House Fellow from Egypt

I’m Randa Abo Eldahab, and I am spending the next month at WITNESS on a Freedom House Fellowship.   I’m from Cairo, Egypt, where I work for an o...

Regions: Egypt

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Egyptian bloggers face risks and repression

Egyptian officials have arrested at least 30 people for online activism over the build-up of a nationwide general strike planned for Monday. ...

Regions: Egypt

Issues: Freedom of opinion & expression, Labor, Police brutality

Witnessed: 3054 times

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Police brutality in Egypt: New Mobile Phone Footage from Wael Abbas

Egyptian journalist Hossam el-Hamalawy has just posted a note on his blog - 3arabawy - highlighting this new police brutality video leaked to blogger ...

Regions: Egypt

Issues: Detention, Police brutality, Torture

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Roundup: Highlights this week on the Hub

Here are three videos worth watching from this week on the Hub:

Regions: Cambodia, Egypt

Issues: Armed conflict, Housing, Justice

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Sinai footage #2, via Wael Abbas

- This video contains graphic footage of human rights abuses, viewer discretion is advised - Clashes between Egyptian security forces and local Bedouin communities in the Sinai Peninsula have l...

Regions: Egypt

Issues: Discrimination, Impunity, Indigenous peoples

Witnessed: 3058 times

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Sinai footage #1, via Wael Abbas

This video contains graphic footage of human rights abuses, viewer discretion is advised.

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Regions: Egypt

Issues: Discrimination, Impunity, Indigenous peoples

Witnessed: 3351 times

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Sinai's Bedouins up in arms - 13 Nov 2008

Egypt has dispatched large numbers of security forces to the Sinai Peninsula after violent clashes between the army and the local tribesmen left four dead. ...

Regions: Egypt

Issues: Armed conflict, Discrimination, Justice

Witnessed: 3282 times

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