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Sophia Jones

Yet Another Prominent Egyptian Activist Jailed For Protesting | Sophia Jones | Posted 05.21.2014 | World

CAIRO -- An Egyptian court is sending yet another prominent liberal activist to jail for holding an unauthorized protest. Mahienour el-Massry was sent...

Shadee Ashtari

Imprisoned Egyptian Activist Slams 'Incompetent Regime' | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 02.06.2014 | World

The international community is ratcheting up pressure on the Egyptian government to release imprisoned protesters ahead of the Feb. 10 appeals hearing...

Shadee Ashtari

Jailed Egyptian Nobel Peace Prize Nominee Describes Prison In Smuggled Letters | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

"It is forbidden to read or write, and entering a pen and paper to the political prisoners is more difficult than smuggling in drugs, and whoever is c...

Sophia Jones

Prominent Egyptian Activist Heads To Jail Once Again | Sophia Jones | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

CAIRO -- Political activist Alaa Abdel Fattah is no stranger to Egypt’s often shady legal system. Seen as a direct threat to the past three regi...

Sophia Jones

Egyptian Protesters Say They Were Sexually Assaulted And Dumped In The Desert Last Night | Sophia Jones | Posted 12.03.2013 | World

CAIRO -- On Tuesday night, Egyptian security forces arrested, beat and sexually assaulted about a dozen female protesters before leaving them in the d...

Sophia Jones

Deja Vu: Some Egyptians Fear The Return Of Repression They Revolted Against | Sophia Jones | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

CAIRO -- Protesters poured through deadlocked traffic on downtown Cairo's Qasr Al-Ainy Street on Tuesday evening, demonstrating against a new constitu...