(AP) - An international rights group on Saturday accused the Egyptian armed
forces of beating and torturing protesters arrested during antimilitary
demonstrations early this month, and said that by permitting such actions the
(AP) - Egyptian authorities arrested more than 300 children during protests in
Cairo over the past year, beating and torturing some and trying many as adults,
a leading international rights group said Tuesday. Human Rights Watch said in a
AVIV Israel (AP) - The young man from Sudan holds his arms close to his sides,
as if still at the mercy of smugglers who he says poured hot melted plastic
over his back, whipped him with wires and beat him with sticks as he lay face
down and naked...
(AP) - After decades of dreaming of power, Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood finally
comes face to face with the question of how to use it, as a new parliament that
it dominates opens Monday. The fundamentalist group has eased off talk of
(AP) - An Egyptian military tribunal on Sunday acquitted an army doctor of a
charge of public obscenity filed by a protester who claimed she was forced to
undergo a virginity test while in detention. The court denied the humiliating
(AP) - Women protesters and rights groups on Wednesday accused Egyptian troops
and prison authorities of sexual assault during the latest crackdown on
demonstrations, reviving allegations they are using abuse to intimidate female
(AP) - Egypt's Islamist-dominated parliament on Sunday approved a ban on the
country's next president from sending civilians for trial by military
tribunals, but preserving that power for the military itself. The measure would
State Media Strategy during Egypt's
January 25 Uprising
By: Alexandra Dunn
Alexandra Dunn is a program
development officer at the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies and a
social media researcher. She is a research partner in the Tahrir...
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CAIRO - (AP) When women tried to join the bench on Egypt's top administrative court, the uproar from its judges was fierce. Women are too emotional, they insisted and who will take care of the family if the mother is busy with the arduous tasks of...
CAIRO - (AP) Egyptian smokers saw prices surge Thursday by as much as 100 percent as the government slapped new taxes on tobacco products in a bid to curb smoking and raise money for public health programs in the Arab world's most populous nation...