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Letter protesting the recent arrests of staff at Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR)

Letter to Egyptian authorities protesting the recent arrests of Mohamed Basheer, Karim Ennarah, and Gasser Abdel Razek, employees of the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR), and the continued targeting of human rights activists and institutions and levelling false accusations against them in an effort to obstruct their work.

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Theodore N Romanoff Prize

American Research Center in Egypt

The American Research Center in Egypt invites doctoral candidates (ABD) and recent Ph.D. recipients doctoral candidates (ABD) and recent Ph.D. recipients conducting research on the language or historical texts of ancient Egypt, including the Coptic language as the final stage of historic Egyptian languages to apply for the Theodore Romanoff Prize. One $4,000 fellowship will be funded annually. The submission deadline is January 18, 2021.

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Short-Term Research Grant for Postdoctoral, Adjunct Faculty and Independent Scholars

American Research Center in Egypt

The American Research Center in Egypt welcomes postdoctoral, adjunct, community college, HBCU/MSI faculty, and visiting or independent scholar applicants whose access to institutional funding for research travel may be limited to apply for a short-term research grant desginated to support research travel to Egypt.

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Sentencing Bahey eldin Hassan, human rights advocate and founder of Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies

Letter to Egyptian authorities expressing deep concern regarding the verdict against Bahey eldin Hassan, in absentia, on 25 August 2020. Hassan is a leading human rights advocate in Egypt and founder of the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS). CAF also urges the authorities to drop all charges against Hassan.

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Urging immediate release of Patrick Zaki and other scholars from Egyptian state pre-trial detention without justifiable cause

Letter urging the immediate release of Patrick Zaki, student at the University of Bologna, Italy, who has been detained by Egyptian security forces since 7 February 2020 and tortured. Letter also urges the immediate release of all students and scholars held in pre-trial detention without justification.

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