The Egyptian authorities have failed to conduct an independent, effective, and transparent investigation into the suspicious death in custody of the economist Ayman Hadhoud, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said today. The prosecutors who investigated his death ignored mounting evidence that the authorities forcibly disappeared, tortured and otherwise ill-treated …
Egypt is using arbitrary travel bans to target key members of civil society for their peaceful work, including rights lawyers, journalists, feminists, and researchers, FairSquare and Human Rights Watch said today.
Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi has issued a new decree granting immunity to all members of the country’s armed forces.
Lawsuit filed against public prosecutor by sister of activist Alaa Abd El Fattah ruled inadmissible by court
The family of imprisoned activist Alaa Abd El Fattah will not be able to sue Egypt’s public prosecutor for professional misconduct, the legal team that filed the case told Mada Masr on Monday.
Egyptian authorities have re-arrested a young activist for the third time, calling into question the government’s newly launched “national dialogue” political initiative.
Researcher Ahmed Samir Santawy was sentenced on Monday to three years in prison in a retrial on charges of publishing false news, lawyer Ahmed Ragheb told Mada Masr.
Egyptian military sources revealed on Saturday that President Abdelfattah al-Sisi has published an edict providing immunity and unprecedented privileges to army officers, going against the Egyptian constitution, according to reports.
Last Monday, footage of a horrific murder went viral, as Nayera Ashraf, 21, was knifed to death in broad daylight at the gate of her university by a stalker she not only had rejected marrying multiple times but had also sought all possible preventive measures to deter.
The US State Department on Tuesday reiterated a call for Egypt to conduct an “investigation without delay” into the death of economist Ayman Hadhoud, after an Egyptian court upheld a decision to close his case.
The dead body of journalist and presenter Shaima Gamal, who was killed by her husband, had signs of blows to the head and suffocation in the neck, official sources told Al-Masry Al-Youm.