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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...

TIMEP Gravely Concerned About the Referral of Prominent Egyptian Human Rights Defender to Trial

TIMEP is gravely concerned about the referral of Mr. Hossam Bahgat, Executive Director of the Egyptian Initiative of Personal Rights (EIPR), to trial. He faces charges of insulting a state body, spreading false rumors stating that the electoral results were...

TIMEP Joins Court Motion on Historic Syria Trial in Koblenz

On July 1, 2021, the Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy (TIMEP) joined a coalition of renowned institutions, experts, and academics in a motion before the Higher Regional Court in Koblenz, Germany to call upon the court to record and...

TIMEP’s 2021-2022 Nonresident Fellowship Cohort

TIMEP is thrilled to announce the members of its 2021-2022 Nonresident Fellowship cohort! The fellows, based in countries around the world, bring expertise on thematic areas from public health to sexual and gender-based violence and on countries from Sudan to...

TIMEP Announces Selection of Eighth TIMEP Bassem Sabry Democracy Fellow

The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy (TIMEP) is pleased to announce the selection of Mohamed Mandour as the eighth recipient of the Bassem Sabry Democracy Fellowship. While the traditional Bassem Sabry Fellowship in partnership with Atlas Corps brings a...