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Sports - Africa
5/9/2024 3:16:47 PM
In North Africa, where political speech is often harshly policed, football stadiums have long been an exception. Now, fans are using that small freedom to express solidarity for the Palestinians amid the Gaza war.

Egypt - Politics
3/8/2024 10:04:59 PM
A House subcommittee has issued a draft of the proposed new Code of Criminal Procedures, adding and amending key provisions - among them are provisions reducing the maximum duration of pretrial detention, and regulating travel bans and asset freezes.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
12/20/2023 8:20:12 PM
The US and governments of 44 nations issued a statement on Wednesday condemning the Houthi interference with navigational rights and freedoms in the waters around the Arabian Peninsula, particularly the Red Sea.

Egypt - Politics
9/4/2023 12:38:30 PM
The Human Rights and Freedoms Committee of the National Dialogue urged the government to abolish jail sentences for journalists in publishing cases and protect freedom of speech and expression.

Egypt - Courts & Law
8/20/2023 7:17:59 PM
Expressing appreciation for recent presidential pardons granted to prisoners of conscience, the Egyptian Press Syndicate’s Freedoms Committee called on Sunday for the release of 24 detained journalists, including Karim Asaad.

World - Region
7/27/2023 1:02:18 PM
UN human rights chief Volker Turk on Thursday called on Israel to heed those demonstrating for "the defence of democracy and fundamental freedoms" in the face of controversial judicial reforms.

Egypt - Politics
6/18/2023 11:10:16 PM
Political forces, experts and professors gathered on Sunday under the National Dialogue’s umbrella to call for activating constitutional provisions that maintain universities’ independence and academic freedoms.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
5/26/2023 2:06:00 PM
The National Dialogue Committee on Public Freedoms and Human Rights has focused on measures to eliminate all forms of discrimination since it started its work last week.

Opinion -
5/20/2023 7:15:34 PM
The issues of culture, public and individual freedoms, education and the liberation of the public sphere are crucial for the success of the National Dialogue.

Egypt - Politics
5/14/2023 1:56:00 PM
Fatma Khafagy, a member of the National Dialogue Board of Trustees, said on Sunday that she has submitted a draft law to establish an anti-discrimination commission to the dialogue’s Committee on Human Rights and Public Freedoms.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
3/26/2023 11:08:36 PM
Head of the Coptic Orthodox Church Pope Tawadros II discussed in Cairo Sunday with Margaritis Schinas, Vice-President of the European Commission and European Commissioner for Promoting the European way of Life, religious freedoms and the status of Christians in Egypt.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
3/21/2023 8:36:52 PM
Khaled Al-Balshy, the newly elected chairman of the Press Syndicate, says he will fight for greater press freedoms and better living conditions for journalists, reports Gamal Essam El-Din

World - International
3/16/2023 5:29:49 PM
United States Indo-Pacific Command chief Adm. John Aquilino said Thursday that Washington does not seek to contain China, nor seek conflicts in the region, but it would take action to support the region against coercion and bullying by authoritarian regimes.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
3/2/2023 4:48:51 PM
European Union (EU) Special Representative for Human Rights Eamon Gilmore congratulated Egypt on its achievements in the field of human rights, especially the promotion of women's rights and religious freedoms, in a meeting with President of the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) Moushira Khattab on Wednesday.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
1/29/2023 3:40:41 PM
The United States stands with Egypt and supports Egyptians in their pursuit of a prosperous future which protects fundamental freedoms for all, said a press release by the US Department of State on Sunday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
1/24/2023 8:48:56 PM
This year marks the centenary of Egypt’s 1923 constitution, the fruit of the 1919 Revolution and the guarantor of rights and freedoms that we take for granted today, writes Moustafa El-Feki

World - Region
1/8/2023 10:44:30 AM
Thousands of Israelis took to the streets Saturday evening to protest plans by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's new government that opponents say threaten democracy and freedoms.

World - International
12/21/2022 12:57:35 PM
The Taliban have slowly returned to their hardline position against the education of women and their freedoms since their return to power in Afghanistan 16 months ago.

World - International
12/7/2022 11:02:00 AM
China announced Wednesday a nationwide loosening of Covid restrictions following protests against the hardline strategy that grew into calls for greater political freedoms.

World - International
12/2/2022 1:55:22 PM
Cities across China further unwound Covid restrictions Friday, loosening testing and quarantine rules in the wake of nationwide protests calling for an end to lockdowns and greater political freedoms.

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