The Cairo Criminal Court in Egypt decided to include five members of the terrorist Muslim Brotherhood group on the list of terrorist entities for a period of five years.
Egypt released on Monday jailed security expert and journalist Ismail Alexandrani after his 10-year sentence was commuted in October, according to his lead defence lawyer, Khaled Ali.
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.