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August 26, 2015

A judge in Cairo renewed the detention order of student Mahmoud Hussein for 45 days on 24 August. He has spent over 18 months in pre-trial detention for wearing a T-shirt with the “Nation Without T...

August 24, 2015

Photojournalist Mahmoud Abu Zeid, known as Shawkan, has been referred to a criminal court. He has spent more than two years in pre-trial detention, which is against Egyptian law. Shawkan’s health i...

August 20, 2015

Egyptian-American activist Mohamed Soltan was released from prison and deported to the United States on 30 May, after spending one year and nine months in jail in Egypt.

July 8, 2015
The verdict is due on 26 September in the trial of human rights defender Azza Soliman and 16 others, who witnessed the killing of a poet in Cairo. They are at risk of a prison sentence of up to five y...