In Egypt, freedom is up for debate
The impending completion of a draft constitution will decide the question of whether Egypt creates a society that looks to the Western model of tolerance of dissenting views or the authoritarian example of criminalizing opinions that are repugnant to ...
Council on Foreign Relations (blog)
Rights group: Egypt must tackle legacy of abuse
CAIRO (AP) — Amnesty International on Tuesday took Egypt's new president to task for failing to address the "bloody legacy" of abuses by security forces committed under military rule after the fall of Hosni Mubarak, which continue even after the ...
Amnesty International to Egypt: Stop 'bloody' legacy of repression
Aid To Egypt: What's The Rush?
New Egyptian constitution offers fewer religious freedoms, critics allege
Abd Elrahman Elbar (L) and Saeed Abd Elazeem, members of the committee drafting Egypt's new constitution, speak at the Shura Council in Cairo, September 2012, (Photo: Reuters). Related. Demonstrators fear Egyptian constitution will not guard women's ...
Islamist-secular struggle over Egypt constitution
Islamist governor shakes up Egypt province
KAFR EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (Reuters) - Battling corruption is a top priority for the Muslim Brotherhood man just named as a provincial governor in Egypt but he faces another problem before he even begins: while everyone knows graft is there, it has scarcely ...
Egypt's doctors go on partial strike protesting underfunded hospitals, poor ...
CAIRO — Egypt's doctors began on Monday a partial strike, abstaining from offering non-emergency services in public hospitals to protest run-down facilities and meager wages, the physician's union said. It is the latest outbreak of labor unrest since ...
Egypt doctors' strike losing momentum: Assistant minister
Doctors Strike to Press for Better Conditions
IMF Aid Cheaper Than AA Debt Woos Egypt Salafis: Islamic Finance
Egypt's worst economic slowdown in at least a decade is swaying a debate among Islamists toward those who favor the loan, making it easier for the government to secure the “critical mass” of support that the IMF says is needed for the agreement ...
Egypt talks on $4.8 billion deal with IMF delayed
Dallas Morning News
Texas representative blocks $450 million in aid for Egypt
Kansas City Star
Kay Granger of Fort Worth blocked the transfer of $450 million in economic aid for Egypt's cash-strapped new government Friday, saying she was "not convinced of the urgent need" and could not support it. "This proposal comes to Congress at a point when ...
Texas Rep. Granger blocks $450 million in aid for Egypt
AI report: Human rights violations in Egypt
Foreign Policy (blog)
Amnesty International releases its report this morning on "a litany" of human rights violations by the Egyptian government, military, and police. In "Brutality Unpunished and Unchecked," AI documents violations across three events: the Maspero protest ...
TV critic of Egypt's Islamist president freed
CAIRO — The owner of a TV station on trial for incitement following his call for the killing of Egypt's Islamist president has been released after being briefly detained over allegations of theft of electrical power and bounced checks, security ...
Egypt TV Presenter in Incitement Trial Arrested
Visiting Ancient Egypt, Virtually
New York Times
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — What do the pyramids of Giza in Ancient Egypt have in common with protesters using Twitter in modern-day Cairo? How did the writings of Thomas Aquinas inspire a field that now uses the motion-capture software of films like “Avatar”?