Egypt


Five Years Later, Egyptian Government Dodges Accountability For Rabaa Massacre

Last Tuesday marked the fifth anniversary of Egypt’s Rabaa massacre. The Egyptian government arrested thirteen alleged Muslim Brotherhood members, accusing them of stirring up protests. The ministry statement said, “We received information that they had been planning to hold meetings…with the aim of provoking citizens to mark the fifth anniversary […]


Egypt Is On A Dangerous And Bleak Path

BBC recently reported on August 18th that the Abdel Fattah el-Sisi government, a military-installed leadership, has enforced legislation about “cybercrimes.” The law gives the government the power to block or shut websites they perceive to be a national security. Any website administrators that seem to be suspicious can be prosecuted. […]


Egyptian Court Sentences 75 People to Death for Participating in Nonviolent Sit-in

An Egyptian court sentenced 75 people to death this past Saturday for their participation in a 2013 sit-in. The sit-in was in support of former President Mohammed Morsi of the Islamic Brotherhood, who was overthrown in a coup led by current President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. Although initially peacefully, government forces […]


Will An “Arab NATO” Solve The Iran Problem?

The United States, led by President Donald Trump, is advocating for the creation of a political and military-based alliance to serve as an “Arab NATO “ and act as a strong military force against Iran. The alliance will include the six Gulf Arab states, Egypt, and Jordan. While the idea […]


United Kingdom To Ban ‘Gay Conversion’ Therapies Under New LGBT Action Plan

The British government has announced it plans to ban so-called ‘gay conversion’ therapies in what the British prime minister Theresa May describes will lead to “real and lasting change”. The announcement comes as the government published its LGBT action plan produced by the Equalities Office following a UK-wide survey of […]