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International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation

International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation

An Egyptian Demographic and Health Survey conducted in 2005 stated that over 95% of Egyptian women had been circumcised (AFP Photo / Safin Hamed )

An Egyptian Demographic and Health Survey conducted in 2005 stated that over 95% of Egyptian women had been circumcised
(AFP Photo / Safin Hamed )

Thursday marks the eleventh International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), a …

21,317 arrested since Morsi’s ouster: independent count

21,317 arrested since Morsi’s ouster: independent count

A supporter of Muslim Brotherhood ousted president Mohamed Morsi, flashing the "Rabaa" sign, is arrested by Egyptian policemen outside the police academy where takes place the second hearing in his murder trial on January 8, 2014 in Cairo. Toppled by the military in July, Morsi is charged with inciting the killings of opposition activists in clashes outside the presidential palace in December 2012. ( AFP PHOTO / KHALED DESOUKI)

A supporter of Muslim Brotherhood ousted president Mohamed Morsi, flashing the “Rabaa” sign, is arrested by Egyptian policemen outside the police academy where takes place the second hearing in his murder trial on January 8, 2014 in Cairo.
( AFP

Detention renewed for 174 Al-Azhar University students

Detention renewed for 174 Al-Azhar University students

Riot policeman detains a female student of al-Azhar University during a pro-Morsi protest by students inside their campus in Cairo on 30 December 2013.  (AFP PHOTO/MAHMOUD KHALED)

Riot policeman detains a female student of al-Azhar University during a pro-Morsi protest by students inside their campus in Cairo on 30 December 2013.
(AFP PHOTO/MAHMOUD KHALED)

The Nasr City prosecution renewed on Saturday the detention of 174 Al-Azhar University

Court requires permit for on-campus protests

Court requires permit for on-campus protests

An Egyptian riot policeman detains a female student of al-Azhar University during a protest by students who support the Muslim Brotherhood inside their campus in Cairo on December 30, 2013. Egypt urged Arab League members to enforce a counter terrorism treaty that would block funding and support for the Muslim Brotherhood after Cairo designated it as "terrorist" group.  (AFP PHOTO/MAHMOUD KHALED)

An Egyptian riot policeman detains a female student of al-Azhar University during a protest by students who support the Muslim Brotherhood inside their campus in Cairo on December 30, 2013.
(AFP PHOTO/MAHMOUD KHALED)

The Cairo Court for Urgent Matters banned …

Clashes in Zagazig University prompt police intervention

Clashes in Zagazig University prompt police intervention

Egyptian riot policemen stand in front of a burning car set on fire by students of Al-Azhar University who support the Muslim Brotherhood during clashes with police outside their campus on December 9, 2013. (AFP PHOTO / TAREK WAJEH)

Egyptian riot policemen stand in front of a burning car set on fire by students of Al-Azhar University who support the Muslim Brotherhood during clashes with police outside their campus on December 9, 2013.
(AFP PHOTO / TAREK WAJEH)

Clashes …