Press Releases

06/07/2017 . By TIMEP

We call on the Egyptian authorities to uphold their international obligations and ensure that civil society and human rights defenders can work in a safe and enabling environment.

06/02/2017 . By TIMEP

We strongly condemn the ratification of a new law regulating nongovernmental organizations in Egypt, issued by President Abdel-Fattah El Sisi.

04/29/2017 . By TIMEP

TIMEP is honored to announce the selection of Aymen Abderahmen as the recipient of the Bassem Sabry Democracy Fellowship. Mr. Abderahmen will research transitional justice.

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.

12/11/2016 . By TIMEP

“Today’s bombing symbolizes the degree to which sectarianism threatens the fabric of Egyptian society,” said TIMEP Executive Director Nancy Okail.

11/17/2016 . By TIMEP

UPDATE: On Tuesday, November 29, the NGO law was passed within the Egyptian parliament with a two-thirds majority. It will now go to President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi for approval.  TIMEP

11/16/2016 . By TIMEP

The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy (TIMEP) in Washington, DC, is pleased to announce the opening of TIMEP Europe in Brussels, Belgium. TIMEP Europe will work in conjunction with

09/19/2016 . By TIMEP

On Monday September 19, 2016, the Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy and Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights sent the following joint letter to Democratic and Republican presidential nominees, Secretary