Ain Shams University


Background Report on Egyptian Civil Society Election Monitoring in Upcoming Elections

The Egyptian government has steadfastly refused to grant international election monitors access to monitor parliamentary elections this week. Senior Egyptian officials have rebuffed repeated requests from US government officials, claiming

MB Students Protest Thugs Assaulting Professors

Cairo’s Ain Shams University witnessed demonstrations by hundreds of students affiliated to the Muslim Brotherhood.

Rights Organization Ranks Ain Shams University as First and Worst in Violating Students’ Rights

“Defend Egypt’s Students” campaign, run by the Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression, observed the number of violations suffered by students in Ain Shams University.

Security harasses opposition students days before Students’ elections

Government universities have announced that Thursday October 7 will be the beginning of nominations for the Student’s body elections in Egypt. The elections are scheduled to take place October 18

University guards assault campaigners ahead of student elections

The University students' body election scheduled to take place in a few weeks. Normally the elections are rigged in favour of the pro-government students and security bodies.


What happened downtown last Tuesday, when the police dispersed and arrested 91 of about 200 young activists at a vigil commemorating the demonstrations in el-Mahalla el-Kobra on 6 April 2008,

227 Swine Flu Case in Egypt’s schools and Universities

Egypt’s Health Ministry today announced the detection of 72 additional swine flu cases. 52 cases alone were detected in schools and universities in the governorates of Cairo, Helwan, Giza, Kafr

University’s teaching staff rally in protest to Badr’s decisions.

Over 400 of Ein Shams' University's staff will gather and rally in front of Hany Helal Minister of Higher Education's office indicating their distaste to a resolution made by the

Lawyer To File Report Against Torture of Ain Shams Students

Gamal Tagiddeen, lawyer of the students Ahmed Abdel-Mon’em Abul-Futuh and Mansur Naser, will be filing a report to the Attorney General today, Wednesday, April 8, 2009 against the Nasr City

Egyptian authorities urged to release peaceful protestors

At least 20 people are still held in detention in Egypt after peaceful protests on Monday. The protesters, who took part in nationwide strikes and demonstrations, were calling for a