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TIMEP Joins Global Coalition Calling for the Release of Alaa Abdel Fattah and Mohamed el-Baqer

Three years since the arrest of Egyptian human rights lawyer Mohamed el-Baqer and British-Egyptian writer and pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel Fattah, TIMEP joins a global coalition of 47 civil society organizations and individuals to call for their immediate release, the dropping...

Abuse of Travel Bans in Egypt: Joint Report by TIMEP and the Freedom Initiative

Washington, D.C. - Egyptian authorities are using politically motivated travel bans and other forms of travel-related restrictions to silence and control critical voices, the Freedom Initiative and the Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy found in a new report released...

TIMEP Joins +60 Organizations in International Fair Trial Day Statement on Egypt

On the occasion of International Fair Trial Day, the Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy (TIMEP) joins a coalition of over 60 civil society organizations and bar associations from around the world to underscore the critical situation of the right...

TIMEP’s 2022-2023 Nonresident Fellowship Cohort

TIMEP is thrilled to announce the members of its 2022-2023 Nonresident Fellowship cohort! Tackling critical issues from climate change and food security to digital rights in countries from Tunisia to Lebanon, these fellows bring a diverse and dynamic array of...

Alarming Death of Egyptian Economist and Researcher Following Forced Disappearance

Today, the Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy (TIMEP), in concert with a diverse coalition of civil society organizations, issued a joint statement calling on Egyptian authorities to immediately facilitate a thorough, transparent, and independent investigation into Mr. Ayman Hadhoud's disappearance and death....

TIMEP Joins Coalition Calling on Egypt’s President to Quash Emergency Court Verdicts

Since June 2021, Egypt’s emergency state security courts have handed down unjust verdicts to seven human rights defenders and activists. The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy and 64 civil society organizations from around the world have issued a statement...

Global Legal Community Stands in Solidarity with Egyptian Lawyer Mohamed el-Baqer

The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy (TIMEP), joined by lawyers, law students, and organizations conducting legal work from around the world, come together to stand in solidarity with Egyptian human rights lawyer Mohamed el-Baqer ahead of his upcoming December...

TIMEP Joins Global Coalition Calling for Beirut Port Explosion Investigation

The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy (TIMEP) has joined a coalition of 145 Lebanese and international organizations, survivors, and families calling on member states at the United Nation Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to establish an international, independent, and impartial...

TIMEP Calls for Action to Address Enforced Disappearances and Impunity Across MENA

On August 30, the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, the Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy (TIMEP) and 32 organizations join together to highlight the systematic practice of enforced disappearance in the Middle East and North Africa...

TIMEP Joins Global Coalition of 16 Organizations to Call for Release of Egyptian Human Rights Lawyer Mohamed El-Baqer

On July 19, 2021, the Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy (TIMEP) joined a global coalition of 16 organizations to call for the release of Egyptian human rights lawyer Mohamed El-Baqer ahead of his 41st birthday on July 20. For...