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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....
Egyptian human rights organizations have been warned they face closure and criminal prosecution if they fail to register under the Law on Associations.
The Egyptian authorities are preparing to forcibly return two Palestinian refugees from Syria back to Syria or to Gaza.