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Activist Israa Abd El Fattah reports torture in detention, faces smear campaign amid new arrests and disappearances

Activist and journalist Israa Abd El Fattah told the State Security Prosecution on Sunday that she was beaten and tortured to force her to unlock her phone, and announced that she is on hunger strike to protest her treatment, her lawyer said, a day after she was arrested by national …

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‘Your password or your life’: Egyptian activist Israa Abdelfattah says she was tortured after arrest

Prominent Egyptian activist and journalist Israa Abdelfattah has told prosecutors that she was tortured and beaten during her arrest in Cairo this weekend, according to her friends and lawyers.

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Al Jazeera’s Mahmoud Hussein spends 1,000 days in Egyptian prison

Al Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein has now been detained without any formal charges in Egypt for 1,000 days. Hussein, an Egyptian national who works for the Al Jazeera Arabic television channel in Qatar, was arrested on arrival in Egypt on December 20, 2016, while on a personal visit to see his family.

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