Middle East Eye – The ousted president has urged Egyptians to resist military-backed authorities in a letter insisting the ‘revolution will triumph soon’
MEE staff – Ousted Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi has released a statement from his prison cell urging the people of Egypt to “continue along the path” of revolution, a day after former army [...]
Today’s Zaman.com – June 3, 2014 – Former Egyptian army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi secured a landslide victory in the country’s presidential vote last week, the election commission confirmed on Tuesday.
Turnout was about 47 percent of Egypt’s 54 million voters, the commission said – less than the 40 million votes, or 80 percent of the [...]
بريطانيا ألغت عددا من عقود الأسلحة مع مصر
MIDDLE EAST EYE – Dania Akkad – Correspondence between the British government and the Muslim Brotherhood show the two were talking long after former army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi took power – and only shortly before the UK inquiry into the Brotherhood was announced
Britain cancelled export licenses for [...]
GENEVA – 29 April 2014 – UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay on Tuesday strongly condemned the shocking imposition of the death penalty on 683 individuals in Egypt yesterday after mass trials that she said clearly breached international human rights law.
“It is outrageous that for the second time in two months, the Sixth [...]
إدانات دولية واسعة لأحكام الإعدام الجماعية في مصر
A day after more than 500 supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi were sentenced to death, and two days after Barak Obama’s administration has approved the shipment of Apache attack helicopters to the military junta that rules Egypt, an Egyptian court has opened another mass trial and 683 [...]
Cairo – Mayada Ashraf, an Egyptian journalist was shot in head by sniper on Friday noon while covering clashes in the northern neighbourhood of Ein Shams between security forces and supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, media reported.
Several marches were staged Friday by Morsi’s supporters across Egypt in Cairo, Giza, Alexandria, Fayoum, Beheira, Qalioubiya and [...]
ANHRI – The undersigned organizations are extremely concerned about the Minya Felony Court’s decision yesterday, Monday, March 4, to refer the cases of 529 defendants sentenced to death to the state grand mufti for his opinion. The defendants were sentenced in connection with the violence in Matay, Minya, following the dispersal of the two sit-ins [...]
Statement by EU High Representative Catherine Ashton on the Israeli settlement announcement (21/03/2014)
The High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and
Vice President of the Commission, issued the following statement today:
“I am deeply disappointed by the Israeli plans to expand settlements, advancing the construction of over 2300 housing units.
Any unilateral action [...]