TIMEP Briefs

10/29/2018 . By TIMEP

Between 2013 and 2017, several European countries—most notably France and Germany, along with Russia—have provided Egypt with over $4.2 billion in arms sales.

10/10/2018 . By TIMEP

Egypt’s Christians, who make up roughly 10 percent of the population, have long faced infringements on their rights and been marginalized from political and economic opportunities.

09/04/2018 . By TIMEP

In August 2018 alone, the Trump administration released nearly $400 million in withheld military assistance to Egypt ($195 million in FY16 and $195 million in FY17).

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.

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.

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

04/21/2017 . By TIMEP

An April video released by Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated Mekameleen channel depicts what appears to be state-backed militiamen carrying out extrajudicial killings of civilians.