The Egyptian Network for Human Rights (ENHR) on Friday published a plea for help by Ahmed Zaidan Abdel Azim (38), an Egyptian prisoner serving a 15-year sentence at Wadi Al-Natrun Prison. Abdel Azim said he had suffered severe violations, such as beatings, electrocution, threats of isolation and other retaliatory measures, …
Egyptian security forces forcibly disappeared a former student leader from his home in Cairo last week, according to his legal representatives, prompting calls by rights groups and his family for an investigation and news on his whereabouts.
Egyptian authorities have arbitrarily detained women and girls related to suspected members of the Islamic State (ISIS) affiliate in North Sinai, some for months or years, Human Rights Watch and the Sinai Foundation for Human Rights said today.
Two political detainees reportedly lost their lives over 24 hours after being subjected to medical negligence inside Egyptian prisons, according to a local rights group.
Egypt:Alaa Abdel-Fattah family accuse UK govt of indifference six months after Sunak expressed ‘concern’
No meaningful progress has been made to secure the release of jailed British-Egyptian activist and writer Alaa Abdel-Fattah, his family said on Tuesday, six months after British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak expressed “deep concern” over his detention.
A planned cull of Twitter accounts that have been inactive for more than six months has raised concerns among human rights defenders, who fear the impact on imprisoned activists.
Tantawi postpones return to Egypt to kickstart presidential bid after arrest of family members, supposed supporters
Facing the arrest of a number of his supporters and family members, Ahmed Tantawi, a former MP and Karama Party leader party who announced his bid for the 2024 presidential elections last month, said that he will postpone his return to Egypt to an undisclosed date later this week.
Egyptian authorities have released Al Jazeera journalist Hisham Abdelaziz after he was held for almost four years in pre-trial detention.
Egyptian authorities have arrested at least 16 supporters of Al-Ahly Sporting Club during a football match in Cairo, accusing them of belonging to a banned fan group.
A presidential pardon Monday evening released Al Jazeera network journalist Hisham Abdel-Azizi from detention after almost four years without going on trial in Egypt, a country ranked as the world’s third-worst jailer of journalists.