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August 20, 2013 Video streaming by Ustream Egypt is in crisis and the promise of Tahrir Square in early 2011 a distant memory. President Obama has strongly condemned the crackdown on protesters supporting...
August 15, 2013 New York City – Human Rights First praised President Barack Obama’s strong condemnation of the bloody crackdown on those protesters supporting ousted President Mohamed Morsi in Egypt yesterday....
August 14, 2013 As Egyptian security forces crack down on Morsi supporters, Human Rights First’s Brian Dooley is in Cairo meeting with human rights activists there. With Dooley's help, we're posting updates on...
August 14, 2013 New York City – The terrible violence in Cairo, reported to be spreading to other parts of Egypt, is an indication of the failure of U.S. policy to respond to the rapidly changing circumstances...
August 13, 2013 Cairo is abuzz with talk of “dispersals" of the two long-running sit-ins by supporters of deposed president Morsi. Many expected the police to clear the protests today but so far they remain. The...
August 07, 2013 Washington, D.C. – Human Rights First today expressed concern that intensive diplomatic efforts to produce a solution to Egypt’s immediate human rights crisis appear to have failed. ...
August 02, 2013 New York City – Human Rights First today expresses concern over Secretary of State Kerry’s recent remarks during a television appearance in Pakistan that the “Egyptian military did not take over...

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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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