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“Egypt blacklisted for violating labour rights”
The International Labor Organization says Egypt has violated international agreements for not providing independent syndicates.
“What is the political map of the Islamist movement in Egypt?”
Farid Zahran discusses the fragmentation of the Islamic parties in Egypt.
“Training Journalists Got Me Five Years in Egyptian Prison -- But Please Don`t Call Me `Activist`"
Natasha Tynes, one of the foreign women indicted in the foreign funding NGO case, reacts to her verdict.
“Egypt dismisses early election calls”
Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi says calls for new presidential elections are illegal.
“Tamarod attacked twice overnight”
Clashes between anti-Morsi Tamarod campaign members and Islamist supporters erupt in Damanhour.
“Anti-Morsi campaign accuses Brotherhood`s mufti relative of stabbing member”
Clashes erupt in Mansoura between Brotherhood supporters and Tamarod activists.
“Solving the Rubik`s Cube of Egypt`s court verdicts”
Nathan Brown deciphers the new rulings of the High Constitutional Court.
“Egyptian Politicians: Sabotage Ethiopia`s New Dam”
Egyptian politicians suggest aggressive tactics against Ethiopia for building a dam on the Nile.
“Regarding the dam”
Mahmoud Salem says Ethiopian dam project will decrease water loss due to evaporation in Egypt.
“Ethiopians in Egypt complain of Renaissance Dam backlash”
Ethiopian refugees protest harassment in Egypt after Ethiopian Nile dam issue comes to the fore.
“Activist Douma gets 6 months in prison for `insulting president`”
Egyptian Popular Current member, Ahmed Douma, gets a prison sentence and a LE 5,000 bail for calling the president a criminal.
“Egypt sees 5,544 demonstrations in first 5 months of 2013: report”
Egypt has witnessed an average of forty-two protests per day in the first half of 2013.
“Egypt’s Conscience: The Genius of Sonallah Ibrahim"
Frederick Deknatel reviews the writings of Egyptian author Sonallah Ibrahim published in English.
“Child dies during FGM operation in Daqahlia”
A thirteen-year-old girl dies after a female circumcision procedure went wrong, as parents accuse doctor of malpractice.
“Presidential delegation visits Qatar to discuss fuel supply”
The Egyptian government is to try to secure natural gas and oil supply from Qatar to meet Egypt’s growing needs.
“Legislative Committee delays officers` voting rights until 2020”
Shura Council committee proposes delaying army and police voting rights till 2020.
“Ex-officials return LE71,000 in illegal gifts case”
Former Prime Minister Ahmed Nazif and Minister of Environment Maged George return gifts given out by former Information Minister Anas Al-Fiqqi.
“«الإنقاذ» تقدم بديلين لإدارة البلاد بعد 30 يونيو”
The National Salvation Front offers two plans of action in case that President Morsi is removed from power as a result of planned June 30 protests.
“تأجيل إعادة محاكمة مبارك ونجليه و«العادلي» في «قتل المتظاهرين» إلى 10 يونيو”
The North Cairo Criminal Court postpones the Mubarak trial.
“زي النهاردة.. اغتيال الدكتور فرج فودة 8 يونيو 1992”
Maher Hassan commemorates the death of Egyptian intellectual Farag Fouda.
“الأستاذ فهمي هويدي كتب مقالتين”…
Khaled Fahmy responds to Fahmy Howeidy’s claims that after the Revolution torture by the security apparatus has decreased.
“الساكتون مجرمون أيضا”
Fahmy Howeidy’s article discussing the issue of torture in Egypt after the Revolution.
“أحكام بالسجن من سنة لـ5 سنوات وغرامة ألف جنيه للمتهمين في«التمويل الأجنبي»”
Cairo Criminal Court hands down jail sentences to Egyptian and foreign NGO workers in the “foreign funding” case.
“بالصور.. إصابة 22 شخصًا في اشتباكات دموية بين «تمرد» والإخوان بدمنهور”
Members of the anti-Morsi “Tamarod” campaign clash with supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood in Damanhour.
“مجهولون يشعلون النيران بمقر «تمرد».. وأعضاء الحملة يتهمون أنصار «مرسي»”
Unknown assailants set the headquarters of the anti-Morsi “Tamarod” campaign on fire.
Recent Jadaliyya articles on Egypt:
Egypt`s Khaled Said: Three Years on, Still No Justice
Three years after the death of Khaled Said, his family still seeks justice, as the court prepares to retry the policemen responsible for the murder.
سيناء في ذكرى تحريرها: سيادة منقوصة وأجواء منتهكة وجنود مختطفون
Ismail Alexandrani puts the recent incident with the kidnapping of seven Egyptian soldiers in Sinai into the historical and geopolitical context.
التطوير على طريقة عبد المنعم سعي
Lina Attalah and Tamer Waguih respond to the article of Abd Al-Moneim Said, head of Al-Masry Al-Youm, who claimed that the problem with Egypt Independent was a financial one.
Egypt Sentences Forty-Three NGO Staffers to One-Five Years in Prison
Twenty-seven of the indicted were tried in absentia.