Over the course of the last two days, three high-ranking police officers were killed in the vicinity of the [third] suburb of Al-Arish city in North Sinai after being targeted by ‘improvised explosive devices’ (IED) that hit their convoys, according to statements issued by the Ministry of Interior.
Low-ranking police officers in South Sinai governorate continued their strike on Wednesday for the third day in a row to protest decreasing their monthly vacation from 15 to 10 days.
The Journalists Against Torture Observatory (JATO) issued Monday its third quarterly report on violations committed against reporters and photojournalists in Egypt.
The amount of daily, ongoing operations executed by Islamic State (IS)-affiliated group “Sinai Province” against civilians, police, and army personnel in North Sinai are on the rise.
Security forces dispersed a protest on Monday organized by more than a dozen women demanding to know the whereabouts of their children who were allegedly “forcibly disappeared”. The women were protesting in front of the headquarters of the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) in Giza.
Military prosecutors in Alexandria have summoned 26 civilian workers, engineers and administrators from the Alexandria Shipyard Company for questioning on charges of instigating strikes and obstructing production. Thirteen of the workers were remanded into detention for 15 days on Thursday pending investigations.
A group of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and local rights groups strongly denounced the security crackdown on the peaceful anti-government ‘land and honour’ protests that were prompted by the recent maritime demarcation deal between Egypt and Saudi Arabia.
CAIRO — Protesters took the streets of Cairo April 15 chanting “Arhal” (“Leave”) — the same slogan that was ubiquitous during the January 25 Revolution when protesters called on then-President Hosni Mubarak to step down. Massive protests and sit-ins were organized in various parts of Cairo, including the city center, …
There have been 554 cases of politically motivated banned entry and travel bans imposed by Egyptian authorities in airports since February 11, 2011, according to the independent information platform Daftar Ahwal.
Despite the order last month by Egyptian authorities to shut down the NGO Nadeem Center for the Rehabilitation of Victims of Torture, the Center published a new report on Monday documenting human rights violations carried out by the Interior Ministry throughout February.