12/07/2018 . By Islam Barakat

The exclusive monopoly on the practice of Islam and expression of ideas has not only been directed at the Shi’a but also at followers of other faiths that are not classified as “divine religions” according to the Egyptian Constitution.

12/04/2018 . By Mohamed Ezz

Egypt’s Informal Settlements Development Fund has launched various projects to map out informal areas and plan related intervention policies. Such interventions, however, had a detrimental effect on the social and economic conditions of people living in these unsafe areas.

11/06/2018 . By Lindsay Carroll

The dam and the security challenges it presents underline the need for improved water management and continued support from international actors such as the United States with considerations of environmental impacts on security.

11/01/2018 . By Tarek Hussein

Between July 2013 and January 2018, over 3,000 people received preliminary death sentences in 65 criminal cases tried in both civilian and military courts.

10/17/2018 . By Ishak Ibrahim

With all due respect to the status of martyrs and their sacrifices, the exaggerated and inflated discourse on martyrdom, not to mention the consolidation of the spirit of submissiveness, has negative consequences for the church, Copts, and the families of the victims themselves.

12/19/2018 . By TIMEP

Background: The Cybercrime Law went into effect after it was ratified by President Abdel-Fattah El Sisi and published in the Official Gazette edition dated August 14, 2018. Previously, the cabinet

12/17/2018 . By TIMEP

The right to housing in Egypt has been marred by issues of access to adequate housing, with at least 40 percent of housing in informal areas, as well as forced eviction, at the hands of both the government and other citizens.

12/13/2018 . By TIMEP

The law creates a restrictive media regulatory scheme that grants authorities broad discretion to censor or block content that is found to meet a number of vaguely phrased prohibitions.

12/12/2018 . By TIMEP

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

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Since Egypt’s House of Representatives first convened in January 2016, it has passed numerous pieces of legislation, with significant implications for the political, economic, and social lives of Egyptians. Yet,

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.

08/22/2018 . 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.

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.

02/01/2018 . 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.

12/21/2018 . By TIMEP

Special elections for the three available House of Representatives seats in Tamiya, Zefta, and Arish were held December 13–14 for expatriates in Egyptian embassies and December 19–20 for domestic residents.

12/12/2018 . By TIMEP

Since Egypt’s House of Representatives first convened in January 2016, it has passed numerous pieces of legislation, with significant implications for the political, economic, and social lives of Egyptians. Yet,

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Seven parliamentary entities are defined by the bylaws of the Egyptian House of Representatives: the Speaker, the Speaker’s Office, the General Committee, the Ethics Committee, the Specialized Committees, the Ad

12/11/2018 . By TIMEP

Following U.N. Special Rapporteur on the Right to Housing Leilani Farha’s statement condemning Egypt’s reprisals against housing activists whom she met with on a recent mission to the country, committees in the House of Representatives condemned Farha’s remarks.

12/03/2018 . By TIMEP

After Italian authorities announced their intention to indict up to seven Egyptian security personnel in the death of Italian graduate student Giulio Regeni in 2016, the Italian Chamber of Deputies temporarily suspended ties with Egypt’s House of Representatives.

12/17/2018 . By TIMEP

On December 16, an army captain and sergeant were reported to have been killed when an IED detonated during a counter-terrorism raid in central Sinai.

12/10/2018 . By TIMEP

Three counter-terror operations on December 5, 6, and 8 in Egypt’s Western Desert resulted in the deaths of 15 militants, including two suspected of involvement in the November 2 Minya attack.

12/03/2018 . By TIMEP

The U.S. Department of State notified Congress that it had approved two arms deals with Egypt, totaling $1.2 billion, with the funds being used from Egypt’s foreign military financing package.

11/26/2018 . By TIMEP

Wilayat Sinai claimed responsibility for five attacks this week, all using IEDs against military targets and development projects opened in North Sinai on the anniversary of the Rawda mosque attack.

11/16/2018 . By TIMEP

The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the November 2 attack at the Monastery of St. Samuel the Confessor in Minya. The Ministry of the Interior released photos of a raid in the Western Desert that killed 19 people who allegedly carried out the attack.

10/22/2018 . By TIMEP

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 the common court system is determined by the Judicial Authority Law, the Criminal Procedure Code, and the Civil and Commercial Procedure Code.

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Regardless of the name they are given, the structure they take, and the scope they adopt, the purpose of truth-seeking measures is often the same: to construct a narrative about the period of conflict or repression.

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Even a well-functioning domestic judiciary may not necessarily result in accountability for every abuse committed. For this reason, domestic trials cannot be the only transitional justice mechanism relied on by a country.

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Depending on the political context following a period of repression and conflict, amnesties may be able to serve as a complementary transitional justice tool to support other mechanisms of justice; however, if abused, they can entirely fail to guarantee justice for the victims of crimes and further a culture of impunity.

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In Egypt, truth-seeking initiatives have taken different forms, enjoyed different mandates, and maintained different degrees of authority. The success of these initiatives has varied depending on political will, independence, ability to follow through, and many other factors.