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09/16/2014 . By Mai El-Sadany

In a country witnessing an exponential growth in the number of political prisoners and a deepened set of oppressive laws, detainees and human rights advocates alike have turned to the

02/05/2015 . By Mai El-Sadany

In the latest episode of what is becoming an increasedly politicized courtroom drama, prominent activist Ahmed Douma, member of the Egyptian Popular Current Party, has been sentenced to life imprisonment

07/11/2014 . By TIMEP

TOP STORIES Legal & Political Institutions President Abdel Fattah al Sisi issued a decree forming a leadership committee for the National Security Council (NSC), which will be tasked with planning

06/25/2014 . By TIMEP

TOP STORIES Legal & Political Institutions A group of political parties in Egypt have reiterated calls for amending the protest law that has led to the arrest and imprisonment of

06/17/2014 . By TIMEP

TOP STORIES Legal & Political Institutions The new government was sworn in today, and will retain many of the existing ministers, under the leadership of Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab. Mahlab

06/11/2014 . By TIMEP

TOP STORIES Legal & Political Institutions The Salafist Nour Party has rejected the “widespread criticism” of the Party’s support for newly elected president Abdel Fattah al Sisi. They say, “we

06/10/2014 . By TIMEP

TOP STORIES Legal & Political Institutions In an interview with Aswat Masriya, Younis Makhioun, the head of the Salafist Nour Party, expressed his confidence that the party would be elected

06/04/2014 . By TIMEP

TOP STORIES   Legal & Political Institutions The Parliamentary elections reform committee has reduced the number of seats in the House of Representatives from 600 to 540, which stipulates that

06/03/2014 . By TIMEP

TOP STORIES Legal & Political Institutions The new parliamentary elections law, which grants approximately 80% of the parliamentary seats to individual candidates, has alienated political groups, particularly the small pro-revolutionary

05/22/2014 . By TIMEP

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] TOP STORIES [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Legal & Political Institutions The National Alliance to Support Legitimacy has called on its supporters to boycott elections and increase protests during election days