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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 26, 2015

Prisoner of conscience Mahdi ‘Issa Mahdi Abu Dheeb has been denied his medication for hypertension and diabetes since March. He has also been denied supportive shoes which his doctor says are neede...

August 25, 2015

Film director Oleg Sentsov has been sentenced to 20 years and ecologist and anti-fascist activist Aleksandr Kolchenko has been sentenced to 10 years of imprisonment on 25 August after an unfair tri...

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...