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Lawyers for Mohamed Morsi told Amnesty International they were barred from speaking to the former president before his trial on 5 November, and the authorities only gave them access to key document...
Egyptian security forces arrested Adly al-Qazzaz on 24 October. Amnesty International is concerned that he was arrested because his son is an aide to the deposed president, Mohamed Morsi.
Two Canadian nationals have been detained by Egypt’s Public Prosecution on charges relating to violent protests in the capital, Cairo, on 16 August.
Twenty-three refugees from Syria – 21 Syrians and two Palestinians – are at risk of deportation from Egypt, including five women and nine children.