Posts Tagged “Mohamed Morsi”

Militant soccer fans claim responsibility for Cairo bombing

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Militant soccer fans claim responsibility for Cairo bombing

By James M. Dorsey A shadowy group of militant soccer fans that has largely lied low since it participated in mass anti-government protests in 2013 that led to the military overthrow of Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has claimed responsibility for a car bomb near a Cairo security building that injured at least six policemen. Whether…

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Egypt slides from Democracy into oppression

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Egypt slides from Democracy into oppression

Since the Arab Spring crashed into Cairo’s Tahrir Square in 2011, Egypt has been on a roller coaster. Once the cornerstone of secularism in a world of growing religious extremism, Egypt could use some excesses to protect itself from the Islamic extremists. But in recent years, Egypt has not been discretionary in how it deals…

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Cairo Institute for Human Rights denounces Egyptian torture

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Cairo Institute for Human Rights denounces Egyptian torture

Cairo Institute for Human Rights denounces torture by Egypt’s new government and President al-Sisi. Egypt was also used as a torture location for the United States immediately after the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Hundreds of prisoners were tortured and killed there A group of human rights organizations strongly condemned on Thursday (March 26, 2015) the…

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Egypt Human Rights group condemns government crackdowns

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Egypt Human Rights group condemns government crackdowns

The Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies has condemned the Government of Egypt for flogging a blogger who allegedly criticized Islam, and for banning travel to critics of government policies. Here are the two press releases from the CIHRS: A Serious Violation to the Constitution and a New Way to Harass Democracy Advocates The undersigned organizations…

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Egypt journalist shot dead covering clashes

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Egypt journalist shot dead covering clashes

Egypt journalist shot dead covering clashes By Ray Hanania Another Middle East journalist lost her life this week, this time while covering the continued conflict between the Military Coup government in Egypt and the Muslim Brotherhood which many nations have condemned as a terrorist organization. The killing brings to 1,052 journalists killed around the world,…

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Egyptians insult Qatar Emir’s mother at Arab Summit

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Egyptians insult Qatar Emir’s mother at Arab Summit

Egyptians insult Qatar Emir’s mother at Arab Summit By Ali Younes In a vicious  attack on Qatar and its Emir, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad, Egyptian talk show host, Mohammed Al-Gheiti blasted him for sitting “inappropriately” while Egyptian interim president  Adly Mansour was speaking during the Arab Summit now convened in Kuwait. The host  said to…

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