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Egypt using special terror courts to silence dissent, UN experts say

UN experts have accused Egypt of using special terrorism courts to imprison human rights defenders and silence dissent, with the government of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi “gravely endangering” activists’ lives by imprisoning them during the pandemic.

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Walid Shawky ‘rotated’ into new case after 2 years in remand detention

Walid Shawky, a dentist and former member of the April 6 Youth Movement whose whereabouts have been unknown for over a month, appeared before the State Security Prosecution on Tuesday which charged him in a new case and ordered him to be held in remand detention for 15 days, according …

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