The judicial authorities in Egypt yesterday lifted conditional release measures in place against Professor Hazem Hosny since February. The Cairo prosecutor reduced the measures imposed on the professor of political science at Cairo University in June under a conditional release order lasting four months, wherein he was basically under house …
Photos circulating of Aisha al-Shater, the daughter of a Muslim Brotherhood leader, have sparked concerns about her health among activists online.
Egypt extended the pre-trial imprisonment of a prominent activist by over a month on Monday. Alaa Abdel Fattah is to remain locked up for another 45 days while inquiries are made, Al-Masry Al-Youm reported.
Despite pledges from government officials, there is little sign that an immunisation campaign is underway in Egypt’s prisons, raising fears for the vulnerable population as the highly-infectious Delta variant surges through the country.
Egypt has announced that doctors, government employees, teachers, university professors, admin workers and students above the age of 18 will get the coronavirus vaccine in September.
The health of more than 1,000 political prisoners is at risk in Egypt’s Scorpion Prison as scabies and other skin diseases are spreading.
An NGO in Egypt has raised concerns over prisoners contracting various skin diseases in the notorious Tora high security prison.
A report issued on Friday by the Egyptian Network for Human Rights (ENHR) accused the administration of Tora Prison of causing the death of political prisoner Tajuddin Abdel-Qader Allam, The New Khaleej news website reported.
On 9 March last year, the Egyptian Ministry of the Interior banned prison visits under the pretext of curbing the spread of Covid-19.
A group of Democratic senators introduced a resolution Tuesday condemning four Middle Eastern states for the unjust imprisonment of women.