Human rights activist Mohamed Sultan alleges former Prime Minister Hazem el Beblawi oversaw his abuse at the hands of Egyptian authorities.
Addis Ababa shows defiance to Washington's mediation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) project, refusing to give in to the demands of Sudan and Egypt.
Egypt’s raid targeting journalists from Turkey’s Anadolu Agency represents a new phase in its war against the media.
Pro-Sisi newspaper calls the MP an ‘unruly leftist’ as colleagues in parliament initiate proceedings against him for criticising constitutional amendments aimed at strengthening Sisi’s rule last year.
The country’s authoritarian regime says that the emergency law prevents instability, but independent analysts say it’s a political tool used to suppress dissent.
Opponents of the Egyptian government live in fear as anti-government protests lead to a crackdown on dissent.
More than 1,000 people have been detained by Egyptian authorities, including academics and a journalist.
Defying the stringent protest ban, hundreds of Egyptians mobilised in various towns and cities to participate in protests against the country’s autocratic leader Abdel Fattah el Sisi. Security forces are now cracking down hard on protestors.
Film producer and businessman Mohammed Ali fled Egypt after accusing the country’s military rulers and President Sisi of corruption. A campaign he started is picking up steam on social media and now he wants people to get out on to the streets.
Mohammed Ali, who has fled to Spain, says Egypt’s military owed him more than $13m for building projects and says billions of dollars have been wasted due to corruption by Sisi and top army officials.
Autocrats have often used the facade of democracy to give their hold on power a veneer of legitimacy.
The murder of Jamal Khashoggi and the death of Mohamed Morsi are symbols of an age where ruling through force invites no accountability and in turn, is rewarded.
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