07/13/2018 . By Mai El-Sadany

Many observers found it ironic when Egypt’s House of Representatives preliminarily approved a draft law that would grant amnesties to a designated cadre of high-ranking Egyptian military officers.

07/06/2018 . By Mai El-Sadany

Egypt’s new three draft media laws indicates further restriction on media freedom in Egypt.

06/29/2018 . By TIMEP

Nonresident Fellows Osama Diab, Timothy Kaldas, and Mohamed El Dahshan discuss the price hikes for the Cairo Metro, electricity, water, and fuel, their connection to the IMF loan, and their effects on Egyptians.

06/22/2018 . By Timothy Deedy

Despite claims by government officials and members of the House of Representatives that party consolidation would be beneficial to parliamentary dynamics, these efforts pose pressing consequences for a legislature that lacks meaningful debate, and for the future of political organization in the country.

06/14/2018 . By Omnia Khalil

While Egyptian media portray the Maspero Triangle development process as participatory, interviews show the reality: over the past decade it has become more of a forced eviction with the aim to gentrify the neighborhood.

08/15/2018 . By TIMEP

The Counter-terrorism Law sets forth the official state definitions for a terrorist, terrorist act, and terrorist financing using vague language that is subject to broad interpretation.

08/08/2018 . By TIMEP

The sum had been withheld in August 2017 on the basis of Egypt’s law on nongovernmental organizations, relations with North Korea, and the unresolved 2012–13 NGO trial.

07/24/2018 . By TIMEP

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.

06/07/2018 . By TIMEP

Egypt severely restricts freedom of association, despite the protections of the right in the Egyptian Constitution.

05/25/2018 . By TIMEP

Mass trials, politicized death sentences, civilian trials in military courts, prolonged pretrial detention, and forced disappearances are all common violations of due process that occur in Egypt.

04/24/2018 . By TIMEP

TIMEP continues to call on the Egyptian government to adhere to its domestic and international obligations to guarantee freedom of expression.

11/25/2017 . By TIMEP

TIMEP offers condolences to victims and families killed in the attack on the Sufi mosque in Bir al-Abd, North Sinai, and resoundingly denounces this attack and ongoing violence in Egypt.

10/03/2017 . By TIMEP

TIMEP continues to call on the Egyptian government to immediately end its persecution of Egypt’s LGBT community and wider crackdown on individual freedoms and freedom of expression.

04/16/2017 . By TIMEP

On Sunday April 16, a Cairo criminal court acquitted Egyptian-American activist Aya Hijazi and six co-defendants on charges of human trafficking, kidnapping, and the sexual exploitation and torture of children.

03/03/2017 . By TIMEP

The letter addressed the current crackdown on Egypt’s civil society organizations, human rights defenders, and media workers as evidenced by the continuation of the 2011 legal case against NGOs.

05/15/2018 . By TIMEP

The final brief in the Pulling Back the Curtain series highlights developments and dynamics during and after the voting period, focusing on domestic and international reactions to President Abdel-Fattah El Sisi’s reelection.

04/20/2018 . By TIMEP

Rather than present a vision for Egypt’s next four years, Sisi eschewed any real policy platform in favor of mobilizing sentiments of both fear and patriotism to ensure that citizens participate in the vote.

03/21/2018 . By TIMEP

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.

02/16/2018 . By TIMEP

The fact sheet here describes the various individuals who announced their intention to contest the elections, the response to that announcement, and other relevant information about their campaigns.

02/01/2018 . By TIMEP

These repressive measures notwithstanding, the period also included genuine resistance, both to President Abdel-Fattah El Sisi and to the compulsory nature of his reelection.

08/13/2018 . By TIMEP

Representative Haytham al-Hariri faced another investigation by the Ethics Committee after conducting an interview with the media outlet al-Araby al-Jadeed.

07/30/2018 . By TIMEP

Speaker of the House Ali Abdel ‘Al announced the end of the third legislative session; the House will be on parliamentary recess until early October.

07/18/2018 . By TIMEP

The special committee in the House of Representatives tasked with debating the cabinet’s agenda approved the program by a vote of 27–4.

07/09/2018 . By TIMEP

Prime Minister Mustafa Madbouli presented the cabinet’s agenda to the House of Representatives this week. Madbouli spoke about the major concerns of the cabinet for the next four years.

07/02/2018 . By TIMEP

Speaker of the House of Representatives Ali Abdel ‘Al traveled to Germany this week to meet with prominent members of the German parliament.

07/24/2018 . By TIMEP

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.

07/02/2018 . By TIMEP

Background Mahmoud Tawfiq Abdel Gawad Qandil was born August 3, 1961, in Giza, and graduated from the Police Academy in 1982. Following graduation, Tawfiq worked for various sectors within the

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Background Muhammad Ahmed Zaki was born in 1956 in Egypt, and graduated from the Military Academy in 1977. Zaki originally served as a member of the infantry, and was an

12/07/2017 . By TIMEP

A group of armed assailants attacked worshipers at a mosque in North Sinai’s Rawda village on November 24, 2017, killing 311 civilians. It was the deadliest terror attack in modern Egyptian history.

Ansar al-Islam
11/10/2017 . By TIMEP

Ansar al-Islam is ideologically aligned with al-Qaeda and may be connected to Hisham Ashmawy, founder of al-Morabitoon, an al-Qaeda affiliate believed to be based in Derna, Libya.

08/14/2018 . By TIMEP

Five years ago today, security forces dispersed the protest camp at Raba’a al-Adaweya Square, killing at least 607–932 protesters.

06/19/2018 . By TIMEP

Investigations, prosecutions, and trials are considered fundamental components of most transitional justice policies. Domestic judicial processes in particular are often assessed and considered before alternative hybrid or international tribunals[1] are

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Common Court System The common court system is made up of three tiers: Courts of First Instance, Courts of Appeal, and the Court of Cassation. The structure and jurisdiction of

Transitional Justice Project
01/21/2018 . By TIMEP

TIMEP’s Transitional Justice Project is an innovative, timely project that addresses crucial issues at the heart of the transitions in the Middle East and fills an important knowledge gap.

05/16/2016 . By Adel Ramadan

Dynamics between the Ministry of Justice, the judiciary, the public prosecution, and the Ministry of Interior—the various components of Egypt’s justice system—are intertwined and interrelated.