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  1. News - World - EGYPT

    Human Right Watch demands Egypt's President face crackdown inquiry

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 01:20am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Cairo Call for Sisi to face inquiry into deadly crackdown Human Rights Watch yesterday demanded that Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and two other ... president Mohammed Mursi in Cairo's Rabaa al-Adawiya and Nahda squares last August 14, resulting in what the international rights group termed "one of the largest killings of demonstrators ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1572482/human-right-watch-demands-egypts-president-face-crackdown-inquiry
  2. News - World - EGYPT

    HRW urges ‘crimes against humanity’ probe of top Egyptian officials

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 06:58pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Cairo Human Rights Watch on Tuesday accused top officials in Egypt of likely “crimes against humanity” in an August 14, last year crackdown in which hundreds ... that security forces intentionally used “excessive lethal force” in breaking the sit-ins. “The killings not only constituted serious violations of international human rights, but likely amounted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1572200/hrw-urges-crimes-against-humanity-probe-top-egyptian-officials
  3. News - World - EGYPT

    Australian reporter imprisoned in Egypt for aiding the Muslim Brotherhood to appeal

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 09:48am by Associated Press in Canberra

    ... the Court of Cassation, the highest court of appeal. The sentencing of the three journalists on June 23, after a five-month trial described as a “sham” by rights groups, caused an international ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1558823/australian-reporter-imprisoned-egypt-aiding-muslim-brotherhood-appeal
  4. News - World - EGYPT

    Brought together by the devil: judge explains Al-Jazeera trio's harsh sentences

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 11:38pm by AP

    ... MOHAMMED SHEHATA The verdicts triggered denunciations. Rights groups called the trial a "sham" that sent a chilling message to the press. The defendants and Qatar-based Al-Jazeera denied ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1558338/brought-together-devil-judge-explains-al-jazeera-trios-harsh-sentences
  5. News - World - EGYPT

    400 ‘disappeared’ tortured in secret Egyptian military prison

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 09:55pm by GDN

    ... military prison, according to interviews with former inmates, lawyers, rights activists and families of missing people. Since at least the end of July last year, detainees have been taken to Azouli prison blindfolded and forcibly disappeared. Up to 400 are still being tortured and held beyond judicial oversight in a wide-scale crackdown that Amnesty and Human Rights Watch have jointly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1539127/400-disappeared-tortured-secret-egyptian-military-prison
  6. News - World - EGYPT

    Supporters stunned as Al-Jazeera journalists jailed in Egypt

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 10:38am by Reuters

    ... at Egypt’s notorious Tora Prison for six months, in a case that has drawn criticism from Western governments and human rights groups. The remaining 17 defendants faced charges of belonging ... in absentia to 10 years in jail. Western governments and rights groups have voiced concern over freedom of expression in Egypt since Mursi’s ouster and the crackdown has raised questions about Egypt’s ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1538766/peter-greste-innocent-tony-abbott-tells-egyptian-leader-ahead-al-jazeera
  7. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt’s president Sisi ‘will not interfere’ in ruling on Al-Jazeera journalists

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 11:18am by GDN and Reuters

    ... sentenced to seven years.   Rights campaigners portrayed the verdict as a frightening assault on what remains of Egyptian free speech. But it also represented a shaming slap-down to American ... in their discussion and called for Egypt to improve its human rights record. That a guilty verdict was still reached hours later, despite Kerry confirming the return of US military and economic aid to Egypt, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1539462/egyptian-prison-terms-al-jazeera-journalists-spark-international-outcry
  8. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt court confirms death sentences for over 180 Muslim Brotherhood supporters

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 07:40pm by Associated Press in Minya, Egypt

    ... used to the idea of execution, killing and blood,” prominent rights lawyer Negad el-Borai said. “Politically this will lead to nowhere. Socially, this will lead to more violence. Legally, I am ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1537727/egypt-court-confirms-death-sentences-over-180-muslim-brotherhood
  9. News - World - EGYPT

    New leader Sisi orders action to tackle sex attacks on women in Egypt

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 10:47pm by NYT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Cairo Rights advocates welcome Egyptian leader's gesture, but says it does not go far enough Sisi takes action as outrageat wave of sex attacks grows Spurred ... vigorous enforcement of a new law that for the first time criminalises sexual harassment. Rights advocates welcomed Tuesday's gesture, but said the new measures did not go far enough. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1530300/new-leader-sisi-orders-action-tackle-sex-attacks-women-egypt
  10. News - World - EGYPT

    Sisi sworn in as Egypt’s president

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 04:46pm by Reuters

    ... and the development of freedom "in a responsible framework away from chaos" but did not mention human rights or democracy. "The time has come to build a more stable future," said Sisi, the sixth Egyptian leader with a military background. "Let us work to establish the values of rightness and peace." Near Tahrir Square, the symbolic heart of the revolt against Mubarak ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1527969/sisi-sworn-egypts-president

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