Dozens of Egyptian activists and protesters have been arrested over the weekend after protests erupted, mainly in the capital, Cairo and the Mediterranean city of Alexandria, in support of the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, who have been targeted by a deadly and indiscriminate bombing campaign by Israel for over …
An Egyptian policeman shot and killed two Israeli tourists and an Egyptian in the Serapeum of Alexandria area of Alexandria, local sources confirmed.
Egyptian state security forces detained dozens of young people in the early hours of Tuesday, 3 October, in Marsa Matrouh province who protested against the deteriorating decade-long socioeconomic conditions, hours after President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi announced his intention to run for a third term in forthcoming December elections.2
Egyptian authorities’ “widespread and systematic” use of torture is “a crime against humanity”, rights groups said Monday in an appeal to the United Nations to review Egypt’s rights record.
Egyptian authorities have detained at least 73 people volunteering for a challenger to incumbent President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi in the December election, a rights group said Tuesday. Seven remained in detention as of Monday.
An Egyptian human rights group has called for the release of the mother of a political prisoner who was arrested after a raid on her home in Cairo last week.
The father of Belgium-based Egyptian journalist and human rights advocate Ahmed Gamal Ziada was released on Tuesday after 28 days of arbitrary detention, according to a post on X (formerly Twitter) by Ziada.
The Egyptian Ministry of Interior have arrested the murderers of a former employee of the Omani Embassy in Cairo.
At least 35 registered volunteer campaign staff of Egypt’s presidential hopeful Ahmed Tantawi have been detained by the National Security Agency (NSA) in a wave of arrests that began three weeks ago, according to a report by the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) on Friday.
Mahmoud Hussein, known for his prolonged detention linked to wearing an anti-torture T-shirt, was arrested on Wednesday in the same case he was granted release for seven years ago, lawyer Khaled Ali said.