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June 15, 2015

Human rights lawyer Mahienour El-Massry and two others have been sentenced to 15 months in jail on trumped-up charges. Mahienour El-Massry is a prisoner of conscience detained solely for exercising...

March 17, 2015

A string of deaths in custody has thrown the spotlight on torture and horrific detention conditions at a police station in the Mattareya district of Cairo where at least three people died In March....

February 27, 2015

Seventy-five refugees from Syria, including 15 children, have been detained in an Egyptian police station since November 2014. At least 30 of them have been on hunger strike since mid-February in p...

February 25, 2015

Alaa Abd El Fattah was jailed for five years on 23 February for leading an “unauthorized protest” outside parliament in November 2013. The Cairo court sentenced 18 others to three-year terms for pr...