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Egypt doctors strike Doctors in Egypt threaten mass resignation as deaths of colleagues continue

The Egyptian Medical Syndicate issued a formal statement warning of a medical catastrophe in the absence of adequate arrangements of PPEs and tests for medical staff in the country

Shaima-Sami arrested Egypt Journalist Shaima Sami arrested in Egypt

Sami’s whereabouts and the reason for her arrest are still unknown. She is the second female journalist to be arrested by the Egyptian police within a week after editor-in-chief of Mada Masr Lina Attalah

Egyptian journalist arrested while interviewing jailed activist’s mother, released on bail hours later

Lina Attalah, the editor-in-chief of the Egyptian independent news outlet Mada Masr, was arrested while speaking to Laila Soueif, the mother of political prisoner Alaa Abdel Fattah

Egyptian filmmaker Shady Habash dies 24-year-old Egyptian filmmaker Shady Habash dies in prison

Habash was in a Cairo prison since 2018 after directing a music video which mocked and ridiculed Egyptian president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and spoke out against government corruption

Egypt COVID update Egypt struggles with COVID-19 after highest daily rise in cases

The government has decided to extend the 10-hour night curfew and partial lockdown imposed in the country, amid complaints of inadequate relief measures. Egypt recorded 168 new infections on Thursday

Egypt COVID Egyptian government may be concealing extent of COVID-19 spread in army

While official figures from the health ministry state 456 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country as of March 26, there may be at least 550 cases in the Egyptian army alone, say activists

Egypt activists arrested Egyptian author Ahdaf Souief and three other activists released after global outcry

The activists were arrested following a protest demanding that prison authorities in Egypt take serious steps to prevent the possible spread of the Coronavirus disease and protect jail inmates

Egyptian Author Ahdaf Souief arrested Author Ahdaf Souief released after arrest for demanding better conditions inside Egyptian prisons

Ahdaf’s sister Laila Souief, activist Mona Seif and political science teacher Rabab El-Mahdi were the three others arrested for participating in the protest, demanding prison authorities in Egypt take serious steps to prevent the possible spread of Coronavirus and protect jail inmates.

Alaa Abdel Fattah Egyptian activist Alaa Abdel Fattah re-arrested after court revokes release order

A criminal court in Cairo revoked its own order for the release of Alaa Abdel Fattah and two other activists. Alaa Abdel Fattah, one of the prominent faces of the 2011 uprising against the Hosni Mubarak regime, has been in jail for nearly 6 years since 2013

Egypt Gaza border wall Following in Israel’s footsteps, Egypt too builds a wall on its border with Gaza

The under construction border wall will complete the encirclement of the Gaza strip. Israeli already has built a concrete wall on its 37-mile-long border with Gaza

Release Patrick George Zaki Egypt arrests human rights activist Patrick George Zaki

Zaki’s lawyers claimed that during those 24 hours of disappearance he was brutally beaten and tortured in the police custody.

Egyptian human rights lawyer assaulted by suspected cops

Gamal Eid was physically assaulted by a group of armed men, whom he believes were police officers, on December 29, Sunday. The men, numbering around 10-12, were armed with pistols and proceeded to pour paint all over Eid

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