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Maʿādī Prosecution decided to release Līnā ʿAṭāllāh, editor-in-chief of Madā Maṣr on a bail of 2000 LE pending investigation, after being accused of “photographing a military installation.” She returned to al-Maʿādī police department to complete the procedures for release hours after being arrested...
Egypt's public prosecutor said that Shādī Ḥabash died in Ṭura Prison due to alcohol poisoning. The death of the young artist came under unclear circumstances, placing responsibility for Shādī’s death on Shādī himself, in attempt to take away responsibility from the prison administration. The...
The Egyptian Security Apparatus arrested Layla Sayf, mother of political activist ʿAlāʾ ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ, her daughter Munā Sayf, and her sister Dr. Ahdāf Suwayf, in addition to Dr. Rabbāb al-Mahdī, assistant professor of political science at American University. On Wednesday, the four women...
A Coptic family in the village of al-Kashḥ, the center of Dār al-Salām in Sūhāj governorate, called on President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī to release Jirjis Rāḍī Jirjis Murqus from prison.
The Egyptian Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression (AFTE) categorically condemned the governmental State Information Service for pulling the press credentials of the British newspaper “The Guardian” and warning a reporter from the American newspaper “The New York Times” in Egypt.  The...
On Friday, the Egyptian security forces arrested the researcher Patrick George Zaki [Pātrīk Jūrj Zakī] at Cairo Airport after he had flown there from Italy. Following his arrest, he disappeared until Saturday afternoon when he stood before the al-Manṣūra prosecution in al-Daqhaliyyah governorate.
Nine Egyptian human rights organizations in a joint statement on Friday called on the International Committee of the Red Cross to inspect Egyptian prison conditions.  They expressed their growing concern over the increase in the number of deaths of those in prison since the beginning of this year...
Egyptian women experience different kinds of violence and recently the violations against female human rights activists and women’s rights defenders have increased. According to the organisation, Nazra for Feminist Studies, the violations against women in Egypt are increasing. These violations...
After Saturday protests against President al-Bashīr’s government, clashes between the protesters and the Sudanese security forces led to the killing of 5 people and more than 25 wounded. An eyewitness said that those demonstrations in Omdurman [Umm Durmān], seems to be the biggest since their...
Usāma Aḥmad Aḥmad Murād, a former prisoner of Ṭurah Prison, was driven to suicide on Monday morning after facing bad treatment at the hands of the prison administration. A tweet published on Monday morning by Egyptian journalist ʿAbd al-Raḥmān ʿAyyāsh revealed the detainee had committed suicide not...

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