February 21, 2014

Free Yevgeniy Vitishko!

The prominent environmental activist has been sent to a penal colony to serve out a three year sentence for allegedly damaging a fence during a protest.

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March 27, 2014

A court ordered the release on bail of Alaa Abdel Fattah and Ahmed Abdel Rahman on 23 March. However, they still face trial for breaking Egypt’s repressive protest law, along with 23 other men.

March 21, 2014

Five supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi were arrested on 25 February. They are now being tried by a military court and have been tortured and ill-treated in custody.

February 28, 2014

Security forces used excessive force to disperse homeless families from the rubble of their former homes, from which they were forcibly evicted on 18 February.

February 14, 2014

Deposed president Mohamed Morsi and five of aides will stand trial on 16 February on charges of “spying”. If convicted, they may face the death penalty. At least two men do not have access to lawye...