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The U.S. government should support human rights and democracy in Egypt.

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June 02, 2017 President Trump and President Sisi of Egypt like to exchange compliments and to make grand statements about their resolute stance against terrorism. Speaking after the horrific attack on...
May 02, 2017 During his recent visit to Egypt, Pope Francis met with President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and pointedly reminded him: “History does not forgive those who preach justice, but then practice injustice.”...
April 13, 2017 The suicide bombings of Palm Sunday services in two Coptic churches in Egypt, which killed at least 45 people and wounded scores more, are another terrible reminder of the persistent terrorist...
April 10, 2017 Top Items United States Responds with Force to Crisis in Syria Following U.S. missile strikes against a Syrian airfield on Thursday evening, many questions remain about President Trump's...
March 31, 2017 New York City—Following statements made today that President Trump will not publicly raise human rights concerns with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi during their meeting at the White House...
March 31, 2017 Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi will visit President Trump at the White House next week. The visit comes at a time when governments around the world seek to build...
March 14, 2017 The Trump Administration is ramping up its efforts to strengthen security cooperation with Egypt. This is probably the right thing to do, provided it’s coupled with an effort to press Egypt on human...

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January 1, 2016

On the fifth anniversary of the mass Tahrir Square protests against Egypt's former President Mubarak that led to his resignation and unleashed a period of continuing political instability, Human Rights First will release a new blueprint on how Congress and the Obama Administration should address the persistent human rights crisis in Egypt.

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