An Egyptian state security prosecutor renewed on Sunday, 10 September, the dentation of several women for 15 days, pending further investigations into the charges of allegedly supporting and fundraising for a terrorist group.
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.
ENHR: After deportation from Bahrain, 2 Egyptian opposition figures detained pending terrorism charges
After being deported to Egypt from Bahrain, opposition figures Al-Sayed Mohamed Mahmoud Ajez and Mohamed Al-Iraqi Saad Hassanein were ordered detained last week pending investigation into terrorism charges, their lawyers said.
Egyptian journalist Ahmed Gamal Ziada announced on Wednesday that his father has been detained, after he had disappeared for nearly 24 hours.
An Egyptian journalist who was detained over the weekend was released late on Sunday, his employer announced in a tweet.
An investigation is underway to discover the cause behind a massive fire that erupted over the weekend inside an empty building of the Ministry of Endowments in the Egyptian capital Cairo, as activists were quick to claim “foul play.”
Drivers found littering the Ring Road will now be arrested and directed to the Military Prosecution, according to an announcement from Egypt’s Minister of Transport, Lieutenant General Kamel Al-Wazir.
Egypt’s Public Prosecution ordered the referral of Youtuber Heba El-Sayed to the Cairo Criminal Court over charges of human trafficking and child exploitation on 5 June, after she streamed a controversial video with her young children last month.
Twenty-three days after his arrest, the whereabouts of Moaz al-Sharqawy were finally made clear on Saturday, when the former student activist with ties to the Strong Egypt Party was brought before the Supreme State Security Prosecution in New Cairo.
The Egyptian Front for Human Rights (EFHR) has recorded that over a nine-month period Egyptian courts have renewed the pre-trial detention of over 20,000 people on terror related charges.