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Residents of the city criticise the performance of security forces, says North Sinai PM
Violations against children include sexual abuse, child marriages, and kidnappings
Islamists and liberal activists targeted by security services, research claims
Hundreds forcibly disappeared since 25 January Revolution, in addition to disappearances that occurred before revolution without precise figures, says report
Many arrests have been made in what activists say is in response to Wednesday’s strike
Security forces in campaign of disappearances, arrests against people of all political leanings after 6 April calls for general strike and Arab Sharkas executions
Kidnappings are latest in string of attacks on Egyptians in restive neighbouring state
At least 19 people killed
The resident, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said kidnappings between the rival villages are a regular occurrence and usually end in an exchange.
Shajul Islam, 26, is accused of being part of a jihadist group that held photographers John Cantlie from Britain and Jeroen Oerlemans of the Netherlands at a Syrian camp between July 17 and 26.