09/16/2014 . By Mai El-Sadany

In a country witnessing an exponential growth in the number of political prisoners and a deepened set of oppressive laws, detainees and human rights advocates alike have turned to the

08/18/2014 . By TIMEP

Alaa Abdel Fattah, an Egyptian activist who is in prison and awaiting retrial on charges of rioting, destruction of public property and attacking security forces, started a hunger strike. He

06/11/2014 . By TIMEP

Washington, D.C. – The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy (TIMEP) condemns today’s sentencing of 25 defendants, including prominent Egyptian activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, to 15 years in prison and a

04/08/2014 . By TIMEP

Update (May 2, 2017): On Tuesday, May 2, President Abdel-Fattah El Sisi ratified an amendment to Article 10 of Egypt’s Protest Law. The amended article allows the interior minister or

11/28/2013 . By TIMEP

Egyptian activist Alaa Abdel Fattah was arrested from his home at 10:00 p.m. this evening for allegedly inciting violent protests in Cairo the previous Tuesday, November 26, 2013. Abdel Fattah