Mohamed Morsi knew from “day one” that he would not be allowed to complete his term as president and the price of being Egypt’s first democratically elected leader might be his life, his widow and son have told Middle East Eye.
Top Muslim Brotherhood leader dies in Cairo prison
A senior leader of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood movement has died of a heart attack in the notorious Tora Prison in Cairo, Egyptian security sources have said.
Egypt prisoner dies under mysterious circumstances
A young man has died inside the El Ahram Police CheckPoint in Egypt in mysterious circumstances.
Over 200 prominent actors, filmmakers and writers call on Egyptian authorities to release Sanaa Seif
More than 200 of the world’s most prominent artists, along with nearly two dozen leading human rights groups and film organizations, are calling for the immediate release of activist and film editor Sanaa Seif — who was arrested in Cairo last month and remains behind bars in remand detention. Signatories …
Egypt releases news editor after over 2 years in detention
Egyptian authorities released the editor of an independent news website after more than two years in pre-trial detention, the head of Journalists’ Union said.
Detainee dies at Egypt police station after suffering covid-type symptoms
Another detainee has died in detention after suffering symptoms of the coronavirus. Khaled Taha, 58, died at the Haram Police station as a result of a stroke and pneumonia.
Egypt jails 42 protesters whose homes were demolished
Egyptian authorities have imprisoned 42 protesters who were demonstrating against the government’s decision to demolish their homes.
At least 14 dead as COVID-19 spreading in Egypt’s prisons: HRW
At least 14 prisoners and detainees have died from likely COVID-19 complications in scantly-monitored outbreaks of the disease at Egyptian detention centres, according to the Human Rights Watch (HRW).
Egypt: Apparent Covid-19 Outbreaks in Prisons
Several Egyptian prisons and police stations have had suspected Covid-19 outbreaks in recent weeks amid a strict official information blackout, Human Rights Watch said today.
Covid-19 has become Egypt’s unofficial executioner
There was a dark joke circulating among Egyptians at the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic. The humour might be a little lost in translation, but it went something like “if the virus kills enough Egyptians, the regime will give it a job”.