Mada Masr
Egyptian authorities release historian on bail following lengthy interrogation at airport

Alia Mosallam, an Egyptian historian and a postdoctoral fellow at Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Berlin, was detained for over 17 hours at the airport upon arrival before being released on bail

Workers of Egyptian Iron and Steel Company protest liquidation decision

Nearly 500 workers staged a protest in front of the Egyptian Iron and Steel Company headquarters after the management announced the shutting down of production, independent news organization Mada Masr reported

Egyptian student Ahmed Samir Santawy remanded to 15 days in prison

Ahmed Samir Santawy, a student of the Central European University (CEU) in Vienna, was detained by the police in Cairo on February 1, leading to an international outcry

Egyptians stand up against sexual violence

A case against a rich alleged rapist has sparked outrage across the country, leading to an amendment to legislation to conceal the identities of survivors – but is it enough?

Nora Younis arrested in Egypt Egyptian authorities arrest journalist Nora Younis

Founder and editor-in-chief of al-Manassa news agency, Nora Younis, has been a critic of the Egyptian government’s track record on human rights. She is the third woman journalist to be arrested by the Egyptian authorities in recent weeks

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

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