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.

06/01/2018 . By Mai El-Sadany

بقلم: مي السعدني 16-3-2018 في عصر شاع فيه استخدام مصطلح “الأخبار الكاذبة” الذي أطلقه ويردّده الرئيس الأمريكي دونالد ترامب كلما دخل في مواجهة مع وسائل الإعلام الناقدة له، يبدو أنّ

04/11/2018 . By Mai El-Sadany

Syria’s hastily drafted Law No. 10 of 2018 makes it even more difficult for displaced Syrians and refugees to come home, codifying the fact that the regime does not want them to return.

03/16/2018 . By Mai El-Sadany

New steps taken by Egyptian authorities ahead of the presidential election indicate that the state is embarking on a path of heightened surveillance and criminalization of independent thought.

12/27/2017 . By Mai El-Sadany

Mai El-Sadany is the Legal and Judicial Director with TIMEP. She has previously worked at the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, and the Carnegie Endowment

10/02/2017 . By Mai El-Sadany

Shortly after President Abdel-Fattah El Sisi suggested at a side meeting of the United Nations General Assembly that the state of human rights in Egypt should not be judged from

08/02/2017 . By Mai El-Sadany

TIMEP Nonresident Fellow Mai El-Sadany reacts to a court ruling on forced disappearances that iterated that the Ministry of Interior must disclose the location of all missing persons.

06/26/2017 . By Mai El-Sadany

TIMEP Nonresident Fellow Mai El-Sadany had an article published in the World Policy Journal‘s Summer 2017 issue, entitled “Justice Denied.” The introduction of her article is excerpted here with their kind permission. The

06/07/2017 . By Mai El-Sadany

This article was published by the Arab Center Washington DC, where the author spoke at an event last month on “Arab Constitutions in the 21st Century.” When Arab citizens took