Egypt on a binge of incarceration, human rights groups cry foul
Egyptian women members of the Muslim Brotherhood hold roses as they stand in the defendants' cage dressed in prison issue white during their trial at the court in the Egyptian Mediterranean city of Alexandria on December 7, 2013. (AFP)
Mass imprisonment of Egyptian dissidents draws fire from human rights groups
Acknowledging the damage that the sentencing of three Al Jazeera journalists has done to his regime’s already tarnished reputation, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi recently said that he “wished they [the journalists] were deported…instead of getting put on trial.”
Source: Human Rights First
Egypt invites Sudanese president, accused of many human rights violations, to visit
Sudan’s President Bashir is under indictment at the ICC for GENOCIDE (killing thousands!) yet Egypt invites him to visit! He should be arrested the second he steps on the soil of Egypt but Egypt won’t do the right thing.
Sale of Egyptian statue from British museum sparks uproar
A British museum’s decision to sell a 4,400-year old-Egyptian statue for a surprising $27 million at auction in London on Thursday has ignited an uproar in England over the propriety of the sale.
Source: The New York Times