The son of the late Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi is still being held in solitary confinement by the regime of Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi following his detention in December 2016 after he called for the UN to investigate the violations against his father while in prison. Lawyer Osama Morsi was a …
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.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has pardoned a prominent parliamentarian and opposition activist who was imprisoned for three years on charges of fomenting “unrest against the state”.
Egypt announced in mid-October the release of a new batch of pre-trial detainees as the government prepares to hold a national dialogue with opposition forces called for by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in April.
Supporters of prominent Egyptian activist Alaa Abdel Fattah gathered in London on Tuesday to mark his 200 days on hunger strike, calling on the UK government to do more to secure his release.
The Egyptian authorities released 25 pre-trial detainees on Sunday, Anadolu has reported. The release was announced by two members of the country’s Presidential Pardon Committee.
Labor activist and former detainee Hassan Barbary learned this week that he is unable to grant power of attorney to any lawyer, as consequence, he was told, of an active asset freeze against him.
The Presidential Pardon Committee in Egypt yesterday announced the release of a new batch of political prisoners who are being held in “pretrial detention”.
A senior court in Egypt has banned judges and public prosecutors from speaking, writing or appearing in print, audio or video media, including all social media platforms, in their personal or professional capacities, no matter what the subject matter, Arabi 21 has reported. Disciplinary action is threatened if anyone breaks …