03/06/2015 . By Nathan J. Brown and Mai El-Sadany

With so many provisions littering Egypt’s legal landscape (many of which contain broad language and allow various bodies wide discretion), Egypt manages to combine a legalistic order with an uncertain

08/21/2014 . By TIMEP

TIMEP partnered with the Middle East Institute to host Amr Moussa, a veteran Egyptian politician and diplomat who served as foreign minister and Arab League secretary-general.

06/08/2014 . By TIMEP

Abdul-Fattah El Sisi was sworn in as the Egyptian President on June 8, 2014. In the absence of a Parliament, Sisi was endowed with full legislative authority. 

04/09/2014 . By Ahmed Naji

This story illustrates how Egypt’s diabolical censorship apparatuses work. It is a story through which we try to answer: how do youth sing in Egypt, and how can one become a singer?

02/26/2014 . By Mai El-Sadany

In an Egypt that is fighting a self-declared “war on terror” and awaiting a possible nomination of Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi for the presidency, the issue of national security

02/25/2014 . By TIMEP

The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy (TIMEP) is deeply troubled by recent evidence of torture and the subsequent lack of investigative response. The past few weeks have witnessed a

02/13/2014 . By Allison McManus

Tunisian and Egyptian Political Context On Sunday, January 26, 2014, the Tunisian National Constituent Assembly (NCA) members celebrated the adoption of a new Tunisian Constitution – the second constitution in

02/12/2014 . By Nelly Ali

Whether it is in the face of personal or structural violence enacted in the forms of physical, sexual, emotional, cultural, verbal, or financial abuse or neglect, children in Egypt face

01/24/2014 . By Basil El-Dabh

The past year has been a difficult one for journalism in Egypt. According to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), five journalists have been killed, at least 45 have been

01/24/2014 . By Ryan Suto

Egypt’s constitution has recently garnered praise for its “commitment to abide by international human rights treaties signed by Egypt.” Yet a close analysis shows that such praise may yet be