January 1, 1970
TIMEP Brief: Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam
December 9, 2019

The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, a 6,500-megawatt hydroelectric power plant being constructed in Ethiopia, has been a major point of contention between Egypt and its southern neighbors.

January 1, 1970
TIMEP Brief: China's Role in Egypt's Economy
November 21, 2019

China’s interests in Egypt have brought valuable revenue into the country, but their long-term social impact…

The export of surveillance technology to MENA governments has led to violations of the rights to…

MENA governments continue to purchase, weaponize, and employ surveillance technology, regardless of the fact that abuses…

January 1, 1970
TIMEP Brief: Detention Conditions in Egypt
August 29, 2019

The poor state of Egyptian detention centers, combined with the mass incarceration that Egypt has seen…

January 1, 1970
TIMEP Brief: The Return of Refugees
August 26, 2019

Should governments and international institutions prematurely encourage returns, refugees may feel pressured or forced to return…

January 1, 1970
TIMEP Brief: Conscription Law
August 22, 2019

By establishing compulsory military service and creating an expansive pool from which to draw reservists, Syria’s…

January 1, 1970
TIMEP Brief: Law No. 149 of 2019 (NGO Law)
August 21, 2019

Egypt’s 2019 draft NGO Law governs the process by which domestic and foreign nongovernmental organizations (NGOs)…

January 1, 1970
TIMEP Monthly Briefs: July 2019
August 1, 2019

This monthly compilation of TIMEP briefs offers succinct, policy-relevant information on regional issues, laws, and policies,…