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.
Egypt has renewed pre-trial detention of over 20,000 people in 9 months, says rights group
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.
Blogger Salma Elshimy arrested for publishing inappropriate content
On Monday evening, the Financial and Commercial Affairs Prosecution in Alexandria ordered the detention of famous model and blogger, Salma Elshimy, for four days pending investigations on charges of publishing inappropriate content in exchange for financial gain and misusing social media platforms.
Egypt authorities renew detention of 2 vloggers
Egyptian authorities decided on Sunday to renew the detention of vloggers Mohamed Hossam and Basma Samir, on charges of publishing false news that disrupts security and being part of a terrorist group.
3 Mada Masr journalists to stand trial for ‘offending’ state-aligned Nation’s Future Party MPs
Three Mada Masr journalists are to face trial in early March on charges of “offense against MPs” from the state-aligned Nation’s Future Party and of “misusing communications channels.”
Egypt: Forcible disappearances ‘increasingly widespread and systematic’
A group of Egyptian human rights organisations are demanding that the government stop forcible disappearances and that authorities carry out independent investigations into perpetrators.
Egypt authorities detain TikTok influencer over debauchery
Egyptian judicial authorities renewed the detention of TikTok influencer “Bebo Dumbbell” for 15 days pending investigations into accusations of debauchery and slandering state institutions.
Egypt renews detention of journalist Manal Ajrama
Egypt has renewed the detention of prominent Egyptian journalist Manal Ajrama, who was arrested for criticising the state on social media, according to reports.
Egypt extends detention of TikTok comedy trio: lawyer
Egypt has extended the pre-trial detention of three TikTok comedians after their online sketch about a prison visit had gone viral, a lawyer representing them told AFP on Monday.
Without a trace: extrajudicial detention continues in Egypt
Islam Ahmad Khamis is a young Egyptian in his thirties. For seven years, his mother waited for him to return home after he was arrested one day in the winter of 2015 and was subjected to enforced disappearance — extrajudicial detention — on four occasions by the authorities. After disappearing …