The Egyptian Presidential Pardon Committee yesterday announced the release of 30 pretrial detainees.
British-Egyptian activist Alaa Abd el-Fattah has ended his hunger strike, according to a note his family received from prison in Egypt on Tuesday.
The family of the jailed British-Egyptian activist Alaa Abd el-Fattah has received a handwritten letter from him which they say is proof of him being alive.
The annual UN climate summit, Cop27, currently being held in Egypt’s Sharm el-Sheikh, has been overshadowed by calls to release the country’s political prisoners, with a focus on the hunger-striking British-Egyptian detainee Alaa Abd el-Fattah.
The lawyer for Egypt’s jailed hunger-striker Alaa Abdel Fattah said Sunday he had been denied access to his client for a second time in days, as fears for the activist’s health mount.
Widespread global support for Egyptian political prisoners has been flooding social media under the hashtag #FreeThemAll, amid the United Nations Climate Change Conference, or Cop27, being held in Sharm el-Sheikh.
A 47-year-old man has died in prison in Egypt after starting a hunger strike to protest the conditions of his detention, according to the Egyptian Network for Human Rights.
Over 200 days into a partial hunger strike, jailed dissident Alaa Abdel Fattah will fully refrain from food as Egypt prepares to host the COP27 climate summit, his family said Monday.
A South Sudanese student, who has now been deported, has accused the Egyptian government of torturing him whilst in detention.
Dear COP27 delegates, In two weeks, you will reach the shores of Sharm El-Sheikh to attend COP27. Thanks to persistent campaigning by human rights groups against the indecency of holding such a well-meaning event in a nation where environmental activists are routinely harassed by authorities, you are surely aware that …