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Were Biden's warnings to Sisi just empty threats?

24 February, 2021

In-depth: A $200 million arms deal with Cairo has led many to question the seriousness of Biden's vow to take a tougher stance on human rights violations in Egypt.

What led to a modern-time Egyptian Pharaoh’s downfall?

10 February, 2021

Hosni Mubarak reigned as Egypt’s fourth president for almost 30 years but his downfall seemed imminent one decade earlier as people's rage and frustration in the country grew.

Legacy of resistance: A family portrait of Egypt's uprising

26 January, 2021

In-depth: The Seif family became prominent figures in Egypt's uprising, confronting oppressive regimes which have made them pay dearly - sometimes with years behind bars.

Ten years on, did Egypt's January 25 revolution fail?

25 January, 2021

In-depth: Further from the aspirations of the 2011 revolution than ever before, will the demand for 'bread, freedom and social justice' ever be realised in Egypt?

Sisi intensifies human rights crackdown as Biden era nears

26 November, 2020

In-depth: As the countdown to the end of a friendly Trump administration begins, Sisi's crackdown on human rights defenders is testing the waters of international patience.

Biden and Sisi: A favourite dictator no more?

20 November, 2020

Analysis: While Biden has criticised Trump's support for Sisi, the president-elect has a mixed legacy when it comes to supporting human rights and democracy in Egypt.

Between the lines: Egypt's censorship crackdown targets book translations

26 August, 2020

Egypt's top translation institution has barred foreign books that criticise religion or violate social values, with fears it could extend to political literature.

Egyptian law needs to catch up with #MeToo

21 July, 2020

Comment: Egypt needs a culture shift, but also a comprehensive law against sexual violence, rather than just minor adjustments to existing legislation, writes Horriya Marzouk.

The final demise of free expression in Egypt's media

02 July, 2020

Egypt has censored all independent reporting on sensitive political topics, with journalists and social media users only allowed to communicate the official narrative.

Horriya Marzouk
Horriya Marzouk

Horriya Marzouk

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