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Anti-Coup Pro-Legitimacy Alliance Rejects Rigged Referendum Under Military Repression

Egypt’s pro-democracy coalition rejects as a total waste of billions of Egyptian pounds a potentially rigged and certainly unconstitutional referendum to 'rubberstamp' the country’s most important document.

Heshmat: Military Council Copies Mubarak; Hinders Democratic Transition

Freedom and Justice party denounces Military Council’s latest statement, a leaf taken from ousted Mubarak’s black book, and the threats it makes against the revolution and peaceful protesters.

Erian: Spirit of Revolution Still Burning in Egyptians’ Hearts

Freedom and Justice Party’s Vice Chairman reiterates that there is no turning back to loathsome dark times of oppression, tyranny and emergency laws, as he urges the Egyptian people to

32,000 Muslim Brothers Detained Under Old Regime Emergency Law

Brutal repression, torture, false imprisonment, illegal confiscation of personal property, travel bans, murder… just a few of the forms of oppression and injustice suffered by tens of thousands of Brotherhood

Alexandria Welcomes Brotherhood and FJP Presidential Candidate

Presidential candidate Mohamed Morsi meets with Egyptian Salafist Da’wa (outreach) leading sheikhs, 800 businessmen and entrepreneurs, and 20,000 Egyptian citizens in a popular conference held in Alexandria as part of

Egypt, yesterday and today

In exclusive opinion piece for Al-Ahram, Muslim Brotherhood Supreme Guide Mohamed Badie hails Egypt's 'blessed revolution,' calls on Egyptians to work together towards 'modern, democratic state'

Trip Report by Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter to Egypt

The primary purpose of my trip was to join 40 other Carter Center election observers who have been deployed in Egypt since late November. Additionally, I wished to consult with

Seizing a Historic Opportunity to End Torture in the Middle East and North Africa: Ten

Geneva, 10 December 2011. On the occasion of the UN Human Rights Day, the World Organisation against Torture (OMCT) and fourteen partner organisations from eight countries in the Middle East

Western Fear of the ‘Islamist Other’,

An analysis of the role of ‘Islamic political parties’ or ‘Islamists’ in the democratic transition sweeping the Arab World, and a questioning of the West’s response to this, by Anas

Sawasya: Ambiguity Surrounds Maspero’s Bloody Sunday As Eyewitness Accounts Conflict

Sawasya Centre for Human Rights confirmed that ambiguity and uncertainty obscure the causes of the Maspero events and how they unfolded due to contradictory testimonies of Egyptian citizens, Muslims and