04/10/2019 . By Yasmin Omar and Mai El-Sadany

This week, officers went into the Dokki Police Station and threatened to send Egyptian activist and blogger Alaa Abdel Fattah back to jail if he did not stop talking about

02/15/2019 . By Candace Lukasik

On December 12, 2018, Emad Kamal Sadek, 49, and his son David Emad, 21, were shot and killed by Rabea Mustafa Khalefa, an Egyptian police officer and guard, in front of the Holiness Revival Church in Minya in Upper Egypt.

02/08/2019 . By Mohamed El Dahshan

When Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir visited Cairo on the week commemorating the Egyptian 2011 revolution, receiving needed public support from Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El Sisi during a joint press conference,

01/28/2019 . By Timothy E. Kaldas

In late December, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El Sisi announced the formation of a committee to combat sectarianism in Egypt. On its face, Sisi’s decision is welcome, especially after a series

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.

05/02/2019 . By TIMEP

This monthly compilation of TIMEP briefs offers succinct, policy-relevant information on regional issues, laws, and policies, highlighting the context in which developments occur, their trajectories, and implications.

04/08/2019 . By TIMEP

This monthly compilation of TIMEP briefs offers succinct, policy-relevant information on regional issues, laws, and policies, highlighting the context in which developments occur, their trajectories, and implications.

03/29/2019 . By TIMEP

TIMEP and the Law Society of England and Wales submitted a joint stakeholder report ahead of Egypt’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 3rd cycle to examine the human rights performance of all U.N. member states.

03/04/2019 . By TIMEP

This monthly compilation of TIMEP briefs offers succinct, policy-relevant information on regional issues, laws, and policies, highlighting the context in which developments occur, their trajectories, and implications.

02/11/2019 . By TIMEP

This compilation of January’s TIMEP briefs offers succinct, policy-relevant information on regional issues, laws, and policies, highlighting the context in which developments occur, their trajectories, and implications. 

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.

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.

02/24/2017 . By TIMEP

TIMEP and other organizations told Germany’s chancellor that repression of civil society organizations in Egypt has been accelerating dramatically since the end of 2016.

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.

08/16/2016 . By Brad Youngblood and Noor Hamdy

The Protest Law bans protests of more than 10 people without government approval and has played an integral role in the state’s detention and prosecution of thousands of demonstrators and activists.

05/10/2016 . By Ragab Saad

Reviewing the positions of the prominent political parties on the plight facing human rights groups helps to clarify the contradictions of their stances on freedom of assembly.

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.

04/21/2017 . By TIMEP

Twin bombs at Coptic Orthodox cathedrals in Alexandria and Tanta exploded on Palm Sunday, April 9, 2017, killing 47 and injuring up to 113.

03/07/2017 . By A Correspondent in Sinai

Over the past three weeks, about 140 Coptic Christian families fled the city of Arish. The exodus comes after the families were threatened with death by Wilayat Sinai.

03/01/2017 . By TIMEP

In the last four weeks, seven Christians have been killed in the city of Arish in North Sinai, changing the nature of violence in the peninsula.

12/21/2016 . By TIMEP

While Egypt is no stranger to sectarian and extremist violence, the attack struck a devastating chord for its brutality, its symbolic weight, and its portent for future trends.

05/14/2016 . By Catherine Turner

The experience of Egypt should be viewed as an opportunity that should be seized to articulate a distinctly Egyptian concept of transition.