02/12/2015 . By TIMEP

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy (TIMEP) welcomes the news that detained journalists Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed will soon be released on bail pending the

02/11/2015 . By Adel Ramadan

“As long as murder is committed collectively, punishment is imposed collectively,” Judge Mohammed Nagy Shehata said in a television interview on February 2, 2015 – the day the Giza Criminal

02/05/2015 . By TIMEP

TIMEP condemns the 25-year sentence issued by Egyptian judge Nagy Shehata yesterday against activist Ahmed Douma and 229 other defendants in a case marked by numerous judicial irregularities.

02/05/2015 . By Mai El-Sadany

In the latest episode of what is becoming an increasedly politicized courtroom drama, prominent activist Ahmed Douma, member of the Egyptian Popular Current Party, has been sentenced to life imprisonment

07/15/2014 . By Mai El-Sadany

Reversing a verdict which initially banned Mubarak-era officials from contesting presidential and parliamentary elections, the Cairo Appeals Court for Urgent Matters has decided that National Democratic Party (NDP) members can

07/07/2014 . By Amr Adly

A mid-June decision to withhold the funds of the Zad and Seoudi grocery stores and place them under government financial control raises some significant questions about the significance and timing

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

05/16/2014 . By Ishak Ibrahim

Many people asking for fair and just trials for members and supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood have faced extensive criticism, including even accusations of supporting terrorism and undermining the state

04/29/2014 . By Mai El-Sadany

While Egypt’s security sector and executive branch have for months been entrenched in a self-declared, politicized “war on terror” that has brought about a repressive protest law and a large-scale

12/03/2012 . By TIMEP

The private newspapers Al-Watan, Al-Tahrir, Youm7, Al-Wafd, and others ran the same headline: “No to dictatorship” in an expression of opposition to the newly passed constitution. About 5,000 protesters continue