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Detained Egyptian-American national Mohamed Soltan was hospitalized on 7 October after his health deteriorated dramatically following an eight-month wet hunger strike.
The prosecutor is next due to interrogate him on 2 October. Mahmoud Abu Zied is a prisoner of conscience, detained solely for his journalistic work.
On 15 September a Cairo criminal court released on bail three activists. They are standing retrial alongside 22 other defendants for defying Egypt’s repressive protest law.
Human rights defender Yara Sallam, activist Sanaa Ahmed Seif and 21 others standing trial for breaching Egypt’s repressive protest law, remain detained as their trial is adjourned to 11 October....