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THREE MINUTE VIDEO SUMMARY ON EGYPT’S HUMAN RIGHTS CRISIS.

  Just published today a three minute summary of the human rights crisis in Sisi’s Egypt looking at the issues of mass arrests, disappearances, torture, press freedom, the universities,  trade unions, women and child prisoners and LGBT rights. Please note … Continue reading

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Eleven men given a total of 101 years in prison for gay sex.

Eleven men arrested in Agouza, Cairo in September last year were given prison sentences on Sunday of between three and twelve  years for consensual gay sex . They were convicted of various debauchery charges used by the regime for many … Continue reading

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  SISI’S EGYPT FACING A CRISIS OF INJUSTICE AND PUBLIC ANGER. Although the protests today were called over President Sisi giving his Saudi backers two islands as presents, the real reasons are far deeper.  Sisi’s Egypt faces a human rights … Continue reading

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Egyptian woman shot dead by police on eve of anniversary

An Egyptian woman who was part of a secular protest for greater democracy, justice and accountability was shot dead in Talaat Harb by police as she marched with others towards Tahrir Square yesterday. Canadians stand with Egyptians in the struggle … Continue reading

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Bathhouse Trial Date Set For 4 January – Egyptian Law Student Starts Facebook Campaign

A Court has set a date of 4 January for the resumption of the hearings on 26 men currently held on remand pending investigations in to as yet unspecified charges relating to their arrest in a raid on the bab … Continue reading

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The Witch Hunt Returns.

  A TV presenter working for Egyptian pro-government TV program Al-Qahira wal Nas (Cairo and the people)  appears to have initiated a police raid on a bath house leading to the arrest and public shaming of dozens of men who now stand … Continue reading

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Harshest Ever Sentences For Gay Sex In Egypt.

An Egyptian court has sentenced four men convicted of the “crime” of gay sex to a total of twenty eight years in prison, three of them receiving an eight year term and one a three year term. To my knowledge … Continue reading

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