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Protestors March to Presidential Palace demanding end to Protest Law, release of Detainees “Several thousand marched on Saturday to the presidential palace chanting against the controversial protest law and demanding the release of detainees. Non-Islamist opposition groups and movements had … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Egyptian Activist Alaa Abd El-Fattah on Prison & Regime’s “War on a Whole Generation”

http://www.democracynow.org/2014/3/31/exclusive_egyptian_activist_alaa_abdel_fattah “the Muslim Brotherhood started not just depending on the police force for violence, but on their own cadres, and then when they completely adopted a sectarian discourse, inciting against Christians, and then allowing their allies—or allying, aligning themselves with … Continue reading

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Harrowing end to 2013 for civil society in Egypt “The former director for Freedom House in Egypt, Okail fled to Washington last year when it became clear that trumped-up charges against her and 42 other nongovernmental organization workers were sticking. A high-profile … Continue reading

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Egyptian Business Tycoon Yassin Mansour returns home The Return of Egypt’s Capitalists “Egypt’s fifth richest man, Yassin Mansour, has returned to the country to resume managing the real estate developer Palm Hills Development Company as its chairman, according to a … Continue reading

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