Prominent Egyptian journalist Khaled Dawoud addressed in a Facebook post on Monday President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi and other top officials over the fate of Al-Dostour opposition party member Haitham El-Banna.
The family and friends of activist Haitham al-Banna are continuing to call on authorities to reveal his whereabouts eight days after he was forcibly disappeared by security forces.
Egyptians detained in a Cairo police station that is embroiled in an abuse scandal have lost all contact with the outside world, raising fears that they have been forcibly disappeared.
An Egyptian man has gone missing after he was detained on Sunday over what his family says was a Facebook post he wrote commemorating the anniversary of the 2011 pro-democracy revolution.
Egyptian human rights lawyer Osama Bayoumi has been “forcibly disappeared” since his detention four days ago in Cairo, a rights group told Middle East Eye on Tuesday.
The Egyptian Interior Ministry, on Wednesday responded to leaked videos that went viral on social media about the torture of a person in police detention.
Videos leaked to MEE appear to show prisoners beaten, tortured and hung by Egyptian security officers at al-Salam Awel Police Station in Cairo.
Celebrating the Police Day and the January 25 Revolution, President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi issued a presidential decree to pardon some prisoners.
A Palestinian national passed away over the weekend inside his cell in a detention center in El-Arish, the capital of the restive province of North Sinai , a family member of the deceased told The New Arab on Wednesday.
The arrest of an Egyptian opposition activist in the city of Luxor after his plane was forced to undertake an emergency landing while en route from Sudan to Turkey has shocked human rights advocates in the country.