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The following article is an excerpt from a report that was first published in Arabic by the independent Egyptian daily newspaper al-Shorouk on 21 April...
The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) have released a new report Egypt’s Judiciary: a Tool of Repression. Lack of Effective Guarantees of Independence and Impartiality. The...
Al-Monitor carried out an interview with a former political prisoner and award-winning lawyer, Mahienour el-Massry. Mahienour el-Massry has been arrested and detained twice since 2013, and was released in August 2016 after...READ MORE
Journalists Against Torture Observatory (JATO) issued its third quarterly report this week on violations committed against reporters and photojournalists in Egypt during July, August and September. Out of a total...READ MORE
Detained minors at the Marg Penal Institution for Juveniles announce the start of an open-ended hunger strike to protest mistreatment and abuse by the institution's management, officers and wardens. In a...READ MORE
Former political prisoner Mohanad Ehab died of leukaemia on Sunday, October 2, in a New York City hospital after losing a battle against leukaemia. Mohanad's family claim that his health had...READ MORE
Senior judge and former parliamentarian, 77 year old Mahmoud al-Khodeiry, and journalist Hisham Jaafar began a hunger strike in Cairo on Saturday protesting against the "ill-treatment they receive in prison, as...READ MORE
Photojournalist and student Khaled Sahloub has entered his 125th day of a hunger strike protesting mistreatment in Aqrab prison. The media student of Cairo University has been in solitary confinement...READ MORE
Three-year old toddler Ziad Qanawi has been appearing in Cairo's courts for the past month. Ziad makes his appearances in court before the judge in the arms of his lawyer Mahmoud...READ MORE
Ibrahim Halawa, a student from Dublin, was among hundreds of people arrested three years ago Wednesday in Cairo, as the Egyptian army broke up protests. He faces the death penalty in...READ MORE
A detainee from Gamsa prison in Damietta, Ibrahim Salem Hashish, died following the deterioration of his health condition. He was taken to hospital where he died, whilst handcuffed, on the afternoon...READ MORE
Seventy-year old, Mohamed Saad Abu Mahmoud, from the city of Damietta, was killed Wednesday August 10, after he was kidnapped at dawn by security forces along with his brother and son....READ MORE
The Irish government plans to double its efforts to free imprisoned dual Egyptian-Irish citizen Ibrahim Halawa, who was arrested in 2013. Halawa’s legal team plan to appeal for his release...READ MORE
Mohamed al-Beltagy, a former MP on death row in Egypt, accused senior officials at the Ministry of Interior (MOI) of torturing him to force him to drop a lawsuit he...READ MORE
Egyptian MPs said in a statement on Sunday that they fully reject a resolution issued by the Irish parliament demanding that Egyptian-Irish citizen, Ibrahim Halawa, be immediately released from prison....READ MORE
The Egyptian judiciary has issued dozens of death sentences against opponents of the military coup, amid widely criticised claims by local and international human rights organisations demanding to halt the trials,...READ MORE