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Opposition Figures Call for Release of Political Detainees whose Pre-trial Remand Ended

Forty-five opposition figures within and outside Egypt have issued a joint statement on Tuesday demanding the release of political detainees, particularly those whose pre-trial remand periods have ended. They also

Scores of Journalists Hold Strike in Solidarity with Al-Aqrab Detainees

Tens of journalists held a solidarity strike at the entrance of the Journalists Syndicate Tuesday afternoon, October 31. The call for strike was issued by the Journalists and Freedoms Defence

Political Science Scholar: Sisi Prison Violations Worst in Egyptian History

In an interview with satellite TV channel Arabi21, Hassan Nafaa, Professor of Political Science at the University of Cairo, blasted the escalation of violations by general Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi’s regime against

Natrun Political Prisoners Start Hunger-Strike Protesting Ill-Treatment

A number of political prisoners in harsh "Wadi Al-Natrun 1" prison started a full hunger-strike in protest of the prison administration’s refusal to respond to their demands, continued brutality, ill-treatment

Human Rights Reports: Enforced Disappearance, Arrests of Women in October Escalates to Reach 46

Rights group Egyptian Coordinating Committee of Rights and Freedoms’ (ECRF)’s latest statistics on women detained in Egyptian prisons revealed an increase in the number of girls and women arbitrarily detained

Under Military Junta Rule: 56 Extrajudicial Killings, 74 Execution Sentences in 3 Months in Egypt

The Arab Organization for Human Rights in Britain (AOHR) issued a report documenting details of human rights violations in Egypt in the third quarter of 2017 – from July 1,

Syria Muslim Brotherhood’s Shura Council Issues Sixth Session Statement

1. We are committed to a political solution in Syria based on national and international principles and the principles of the Syrian revolution, unity of Syrian society and the civil

Aqrab Prison Strike Escalates: Political Prisoners Protest Medical Neglect, Visit Ban

Human rights researcher Osama Nassif said the tragedy of high-security Tura Prison (AKA Aqrab Prison) continues as 80% of detainees join a hunger strike, adding that prison administration is taking

General Sisi Persecutes Detained Human Rights Defenders Amid Calls for their Release

In the military junta’s Egypt, brutal persecution and atrocities against human rights defenders is the way to muzzle them and to pressure organizations that expose and document daily violations by

Rights Group: Security Forces in Egypt’s Zagazig University Arrest 84 Students

A human rights source in the Egyptian Coordinating Committee of Rights and Freedoms (ECRF) revealed that the coup regime’s security forces launched a mass arrest campaign in which 84 students