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Mohamed Ali, diaspora activism and social media: As Cairo goes into lockdown for the ninth anniversary of its revolution, what are the chances of a follow-up to September's protest spurt?

The United Nations condemned Egypt over a wave of arrests and urged security services to halt torture and ill treatment of detainees.

Nine inspirational women from the Middle East

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Nine inspirational women from the Middle East

As the new year begins, we take a look at nine inspirational women from the Middle East that you might not have heard of before.

'I faced electric shocks in silence' reveals imprisoned Egyptian

Imogen Lambert

'I faced electric shocks in silence' reveals imprisoned Egyptian

Blog: Following the release of Egyptian student Israa al-Taweel, friends reminisce about other Egyptian political detainees, speaking ...

#FreeEsraa: Detained photographer's tears spark outrage in Egypt

Al-Araby al-Jadeed staff

#FreeEsraa: Detained photographer's tears spark outrage in Egypt

Blog: Images of a weeping Esraa al-Taweel in front of judge as her pre-trial detention was extended for the tenth time have ...

Amr Khalifa

Trials of Spring: Hend Nafea and a revolutionary story

Feature: Hend Nafea tells al-Araby al-Jadeed about her fight with Egypt's brutal regime, in one of the most inspiring and iconic stories of the Egyptian revolution documented on film.

Al-Araby al-Jadeed staff

Egyptian regime 'systematically' disappearing opponents

An Arab human rights organisation says hundreds of Egyptians have disappeared as the brutal crackdown on opponents by Sisi's coup regime ...

Imogen Lambert

Torture and beatings reportedly continue in Egypt's prisons

Blog: Reports of political prisoners being forced to make confessions tell of dire conditions that detainees continue to face in Egypt's ...

Imogen Lambert

Forced disappearances in Egypt

A new wave of abductions and detentions by security forces in Cairo marks a further deterioration of human rights in Egypt.

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