Commentary

Transgender Policy in Egypt: Murder by Medical Bureaucracy

The cruelest and most obvious stories in which a transgender person are murdered are always imprinted on our minds. The stories in which two parties: the murderer and murdered—perpetrator and victim—are known. However, what about when an entire system colludes to kill a victim?

Sexual Harassment Laws in Egypt: Does Stricter Mean More...

In Egypt, sexual harassment is a major public threat against women which there has been no sustainable policy or practice.

Marital Rape in Egypt: Between Legal Gaps and Social...

Marital rape is not criminalized in Egypt, and Dar Al Iftaa and Al-Azhar—the country’s highest religious authorities—have both declined to issue fatwas on the subject. 

Reports & Briefs

TIMEP Brief: LGBTQ Human Rights in Egypt

Systematic violation of the human rights of Egypt’s LGBTQ persons under the watch of the Egyptian government occurs in deliberate disregard for the country’s constitution and international legal obligations.

Five Years of Egypt’s War on Terror

This report outlines trends and developments that have taken place in the past five years of the war on terror and examines the legal and political context in which they have occurred. Finally, it offers summary findings to further efforts to establish peace and security centered on rights and the rule of law.

Raising the Stakes: Implications of a Second Sisi Term

Egypt’s 2018 presidential election period offers little illusion of any outcome than the president’s reelection. Yet Sisi’s second term will have important implications in several policy areas.