CIHRS: Why we’re pushing back against the Egyptian president’s constitutional coup
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A soldier and police officers stand outside a polling station during the national referendum on the constitutional amendments, in Cairo, Egypt, 22 April 2019, Islam Safwat/NurPhoto via Getty Images

The amendments will undermine the Egyptian judiciary’s dwindling independence and expand the military’s power to intervene in political life.

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Hisham Gaafar must spend three hours at a police station twice a week and is banned from traveling abroad.

Egyptian actor and director Khaled Abol Naga attends the 8th International Arab Film Festival (FIOFA), in Oran, Algeria, 3 June 2015, FAROUK BATICHE/AFP/Getty Images

The authorities have unleashed a systematic media demonization campaign against Amr Waked and Khaled Abol Naga for participating in “Egypt Advocacy Day”.