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Egypt Expels Al Jazeera Journalists
By IntDevCommunities On Sunday, September 1st, 2013
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Egypt Expels Al Jazeera Journalists

September 01, 2013 GOMA— Residents of Goma, in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, are optimistic that the withdrawal of M23 rebels from positions outside the city could bring an end to fighting in the More...

UNESCO chief calls on Egyptian authorities to investigate death of three journalists
By IntDevCommunities On Monday, August 26th, 2013
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UNESCO chief calls on Egyptian authorities to investigate death of three journalists

26 August 2013 – The head of the United Nations agency tasked with defending press freedom today denounced the deaths of three Egyptian journalists and called for a thorough investigation into these incidents. “I More...

By IntDevCommunities On Thursday, August 22nd, 2013
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Recent bloodshed underscores urgent need to halt arms transfers to Egypt

All governments must suspend the transfer of weapons of the type used by Egypt’s security forces in violent dispersals and unwarranted lethal force against sit-ins and other protests, Amnesty International said More...

Egypt: fresh violence prompts appeal from UN rights office to assess situation
By IntDevCommunities On Tuesday, August 20th, 2013
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Egypt: fresh violence prompts appeal from UN rights office to assess situation

A man injured during clashes in Cairo, Egypt, on 27 July 2013 being assisted. Photo: IRIN/Saeed Shahat 20 August 2013 – The United Nations today called on Egyptian authorities to allow access to human rights officers More...

By IntDevCommunities On Monday, August 19th, 2013
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Human rights leaders call for action by Egyptian authorities

There must be a full, impartial and effective investigation into the shocking loss of life that has taken place in Egypt over the last week, with full accountability for whoever committed or ordered the unwarranted More...

European leaders seek common position on Egypt, Germany condemns violence
By IntDevCommunities On Friday, August 16th, 2013
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European leaders seek common position on Egypt, Germany condemns violence

German and France have called for urgent consultations with other European Union countries to discuss the ongoing crisis in Egypt. Both have condemned this week’s deadly clashes. Following a telephone conversation More...

By IntDevCommunities On Thursday, August 15th, 2013
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Israeli-Palestinian talks, Egypt and Syria on agenda as UN chief arrives in Middle East

15 August 2013 – The deadly violence in Egypt, the ongoing Syria crisis and the Israeli-Palestinian peace process were on Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s agenda as he arrived today in the Middle East, where More...

By IDC Team member On Wednesday, August 14th, 2013
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Egypt: Government Must Avoid Using Force With Protestors

Published on Aug 5, 2013 The Egyptian Interior Ministry is threatening to forcibly break up a Muslim Brotherhood sit-in demanding the re-instatement of President Mohammed Morsy. UNICEF 1,779 total views, More...

Egyptian Presidency Declares Foreign Mediation a Failure
By IntDevCommunities On Thursday, August 8th, 2013
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Egyptian Presidency Declares Foreign Mediation a Failure

Egypt’s presidency says efforts by foreign envoys to mediate the divide between Islamists and the country’s interim government have failed.   The presidency said in a statement Wednesday it blames More...

By IDC Team member On Sunday, July 28th, 2013
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UK Foreign Secretary condemns use of force against protestors in Egypt

The Rt Hon William Hague MP The Foreign Secretary condemns the use of violence against protestors in Egypt and calls on all sides to reduce tensions. Speaking this morning, William Hague, the Foreign Secretary said: I More...


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