TIMEP Briefs

08/15/2018 . By TIMEP

The Counter-terrorism Law sets forth the official state definitions for a terrorist, terrorist act, and terrorist financing using vague language that is subject to broad interpretation.

08/08/2018 . By TIMEP

The sum had been withheld in August 2017 on the basis of Egypt’s law on nongovernmental organizations, relations with North Korea, and the unresolved 2012–13 NGO trial.

06/13/2018 . By TIMEP

After the revolution, public morality offenses have been consistently used against those who do not conform to some of Tunisia’s religious and cultural customs.

06/07/2018 . By TIMEP

Egypt severely restricts freedom of association, despite the protections of the right in the Egyptian Constitution.

05/25/2018 . By TIMEP

Mass trials, politicized death sentences, civilian trials in military courts, prolonged pretrial detention, and forced disappearances are all common violations of due process that occur in Egypt.

04/20/2018 . By TIMEP

Tactics used in Egypt to stifle both independent and pro-regime media have included imprisonment of journalists, media blackouts, channel closures or blockages, and laws criminalizing “false news.”

10/18/2017 . By TIMEP

Egypt’s Protest Law has been invoked against peaceful assemblies and vague charges such as belonging to a banned group or disturbing public order are used to punish anyone publicly assembling.

09/15/2017 . By TIMEP

The use of torture in police and military prisons and detention centers has been thoroughly documented by rights groups in Egypt, despite government claims that the use of torture is

06/13/2017 . By TIMEP

Although the United States continues to be its chief provider, Egypt has diversified its weapons supply, purchasing more arms from Europe and Russia since 2014 than ever before. Europe and

05/03/2017 . By TIMEP

The Egyptian government uses policies ranging from harassment and imprisonment of individual journalists to media blackouts and channel closures to stifle freedom of the press. In 2016, Egypt had 25