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Journalists Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed were finally released on 23 September after Egypt’s president pardoned them.
The trial of photojournalist Mahmoud Abu Zeid, known as Shawkan, has been set for 12 December. He will be tried on charges stemming from his journalism. He is a prisoner of conscience.
Fourteen journalists sentenced to life imprisonment and one sentenced to death, in an unfair trial, will have their appeal heard on 1 October. They were convicted of politically motivated charges,...
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.