Amid inhumane conditions, medical neglect in Egyptian prisons opens the door to further suffering that could lead to a deterioration of political prisoners’ health and possibly reaching to their death.
The Egyptian Front for Human Rights (EFHR) has recorded that over a nine-month period Egyptian courts have renewed the pre-trial detention of over 20,000 people on terror related charges.
The Egyptian Network for Human Rights (ENHR) on Friday published a plea for help by Ahmed Zaidan Abdel Azim (38), an Egyptian prisoner serving a 15-year sentence at Wadi Al-Natrun Prison. Abdel Azim said he had suffered severe violations, such as beatings, electrocution, threats of isolation and other retaliatory measures, …
Egyptian authorities have arbitrarily detained women and girls related to suspected members of the Islamic State (ISIS) affiliate in North Sinai, some for months or years, Human Rights Watch and the Sinai Foundation for Human Rights said today.
Two political detainees reportedly lost their lives over 24 hours after being subjected to medical negligence inside Egyptian prisons, according to a local rights group.
Egypt:Alaa Abdel-Fattah family accuse UK govt of indifference six months after Sunak expressed ‘concern’
No meaningful progress has been made to secure the release of jailed British-Egyptian activist and writer Alaa Abdel-Fattah, his family said on Tuesday, six months after British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak expressed “deep concern” over his detention.
Egyptian authorities have released Al Jazeera journalist Hisham Abdelaziz after he was held for almost four years in pre-trial detention.
A presidential pardon Monday evening released Al Jazeera network journalist Hisham Abdel-Azizi from detention after almost four years without going on trial in Egypt, a country ranked as the world’s third-worst jailer of journalists.
Neama Hisham, wife of political prisoner and human rights lawyer Mohamed El-Baqer, has been forced to delete a tweet which described an attack on her husband whilst in detention.
Neamatallah Hisham, the wife of prominent Egyptian human rights lawyer Mohamed El-Baqer, has reportedly been freed after being detained earlier on Monday.