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Lawyer Khālid ʿAlī submitted a complaint to prove an assault against former political and parliamentary activist Ziyād al-ʿUlaymī in prison.
On April 20th, two weeks before World Press Freedom Day, the Supreme Council for Media gave media outlets the necessary licenses to work in Egypt.
The “Stop the Death Penalty in Egypt” Facebook page run by the Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms (ECRF) has launched a new campaign entitled “Life for Monk Ashʿiyāʾ,” demanding a presidential pardon for Wāʾil Saʿad Tawāḍrūs.  Tawāḍrūs was convicted of murdering Bishop Epiphanius [...
In a letter sent to Egyptian Public Prosecutor Ḥamāda al-Ṣāwī, Amnesty International expressed its concern over the situation of imprisoned Egyptian journalist Sulāfa Majdī.
Egyptian President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī’s responses during a phone call with ʿAmrū Adīb Saturday night on MBC Egypt [MBC Miṣr] have led to predictions about a possible resolution to the issue of political prisoners soon.
The Cairo Criminal Court held on Sunday a conference for looking at an imprisonment renewal order for the Egyptian lawyer, Hudā ʿAbd al-Munʿim, and the detainee ‘Āi’sha al-Shāṭir daughter of the prominent leader of the Muslim Brotherhood Khayrat al-Shāṭir.
Less than 24 hours after the Economic Court ruled Ḥanīn Ḥussām and Mawada al-Adham innocent of the charges of assaulting society and the Egyptian family’s values and principles, an appellate judge from the North Cairo Court in al-ʿAbāssiyya renewed their detention for 15 days as another case...
Egyptian Musician Hānī Mihannā’s statements about prison conditions in Egypt for senior businessmen, politicians, and ministers at the beginning of President al-Sīsī’s reign in 2014 has sparked controversy. 
Statements made by musician and composer Hānī Mihannā about his time in prison with former President Ḥusnī Mubārak's sons and others have sparked outrage on Egyptian social media
The history of the late Waḥīd Ḥāmid’s works shows that he was a role model for artists and creative types.  He knew, according to the title of his early film “Man Only Lives Once” (1981) that the intellectual’s intense struggle with power would bring an end to the stable life that he had wanted to...

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