Posts Tagged ‘Egyptian Police’

Kareem Amer is Free! Is He?

Kareem Amer is Free! Is He?

The angry fanatic intolerant bigoted ignorant mob is after you! They are bloodthirsty hounds cheering for your head - please run! Leave Egypt!... (Continue reading)

Egypt’s Emergency Law Strikes Again!

Egypt's Emergency Law Strikes Again!

At the end of the video, the uncle said: Egypt was better off when it was occupied! Egyptians are the hostages of the police! Are those police officers were protectors or predators! ... (Continue reading)

Torture: Egyptian Officer Scalps a Citizen – تعذيب: ضابط مصرى يقتلع فروة رأس مواطن

Torture: Egyptian Officer Scalps a Citizen - تعذيب: ضابط مصرى يقتلع فروة رأس مواطن

My question now is: Do we need a dead victim of police torture to forcefully demand justice and lawful prosecution of assaulting officers? Do we need another Emergency Law victim like Khaled Said?... (Continue reading)

Egypt: The Ministry of Interior Seeks Revenge

Using their blogs, mobile phones, and new media, Egyptian activists have exposed numerous torture incidents by police officers over the past few years. Wael Abbas (Misr Digital),Shahinaz Abdel Salam (Wa7da Masreya), Ramy Raoof (Human Rights Defender), Amr Gharbeia (Gharbeia), Noha... (Continue reading)

Egypt: My Name was Khaled and I was not a Terrorist

Demonstrations and rage continued in Egypt following the death of a young Egyptian, allegedly at the hands of police. The anger on the street is evident online, where citizen journalists speak out.... (Continue reading)

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Egypt: Khaled Said – An Emergency Murder by An Emergency Law

Khaled Said, a 28-year-old Egyptian from the coastal city of Alexandria, was allegedly tortured to death at the hands of two officers who wanted to search him under the emergency law. He asked for a reason or a warrant -... (Continue reading)

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Egypt: Workers on Protest Face Security Crackdown

Workers on Protest Face Security Crackdown... (Continue reading)

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Egypt: Let’s Shoot those Protesters!

Upon discussing recurrent demonstrations and the 6th of April pro-democracy protest, Egyptian ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) members of Parliament lashed out during a verbal battle with Muslim Brotherhood MPs over protesters in the country on Sunday and said Egyptian... (Continue reading)

Egypt: Detained Bloggers Tell their Tales

More than 20 Egyptian bloggers, who were on their way to pay their respects to the families of the victims of the Coptic massacre, were arrested when their train arrived in the village of Naga Hammady in Upper Egypt. They... (Continue reading)

Egypt: Bloggers arrested over Naga Hammady Visit

More than 20 Egyptian bloggers were arrested when their train arrived in the village of Naga Hammady in Upper Egypt. Led by Dr Mostafa Al Naggar, the bloggers left Cairo, Alexandria, and other cities in Egypt to pay their respects... (Continue reading)

Egypt: The Capital of Hell on Earth

Many Egyptian bloggers and activists have been detained by State Security on various occasions and for various reasons - real or fake - Wa7da Masreya interviewed several bloggers and posted a detailed post on torture techniques and psychological tricks those... (Continue reading)

Egypt: Why do we arrest those who do not fast?

For the first time in Egypt, the Ministry of Interior arrests Muslims who eat and drink in public during Ramadan. Activists on Twitter said the arrests are illegal and the Ministry proves they are!... (Continue reading)

Egypt: Cairo Airport Security Strikes Again

Now, a Palestinian-Norwegian mother of two was stopped by security as she attempted to board her flight to Amsterdam... (Continue reading)

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Egypt: Bad Boys Who do not Moderate Blog Comments

After learning that blogging is a serious crime in Egypt and that speaking up for others is something that warrants punishment, state security officials are now arresting bloggers who do not moderate comments on their blog posts!... (Continue reading)

Egypt: Prison Awaits Those who don’t Fast in Ramadan

Fasting in the holy month of Ramadan is the 4th pillar of Islam where Muslims are expected to refrain from eating and drinking from dawn to sunset as an exercise of self-discipline and penance that has a deeper spiritual level.... (Continue reading)

Egypt: US “Activist” Travis Randall Deported

American journalist Travis Randall has been denied entry to Egypt and then deported. Bloggers react to his treatment in this round up of posts by Marwa Rakha. ... (Continue reading)

Egyptian Blogger Harassed at Cairo Airport (Again!)

Blogger Wael Abbas has been stopped again... (Continue reading)

Egypt: Mounir Said Hanna found guilty of “Satire”

Egyptian Mounir Said Hanna Marzuq has been found guilty of "satire" after a colleague reported him and his poem to the authorities. He has been sentenced to three years and was fined L.E. 100,000 for insulting president Hosni Mubarak.... (Continue reading)

Egyptian Blogger Wael Abbas: Detained at Cairo Airport

Upon his arrival from Sweden at the Cairo Airport, blogger Wael Abbas tweets the details of his detention at Cairo Airport.... (Continue reading)

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Egypt: The Right to Speak Up

Egyptian bloggers and activists held a conference on January 22 in defense of their right to speak up after more than 20 Egyptian bloggers were arrested when their train arrived in the village of Naga Hammady where the Coptic massacre... (Continue reading)

Egypt: Police officers banned off university campus

In a historic court ruling, police are now banned from patrolling Cairo University's campus. Instead, the university will have to deploy civilian personal as security guards. Bloggers, who linked police recklessness and use of excessive force to the order, welcomed... (Continue reading)

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CAMPUS MAGAZINE: The Call

After that call, I re-read my recent posts and could not understand why would anyone even bother with me when I was not even writing original stuff? Yes, most of the time, I was reporting on behalf of fellow bloggers.... (Continue reading)

CAMPUS MAGAZINE: How Secure is Secure?

I was never interested in politics. I never cared for politicians. I was never bothered with Iraq, Palestine, Iran, or even Egypt. In my attempt to track my apathy I have reached down the abyss of my psyche and touched... (Continue reading)

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