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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February 8, 2014

High-school student Khaled Mohamed Bakara was released on bail of LE500 (US$72) by the Public Prosecution on 22 December 2013, his lawyer has told Amnesty International.

January 13, 2014

Activists Ahmed Maher and Mohamed Adel, and blogger Ahmed Douma, are facing three years in prison for breaking Egypt’s repressive new protest law.

December 6, 2013

Three Egyptian activists are facing trial for taking part in a protest on 30 November 2013. The charges against them may arise solely from their opposition activism.

December 2, 2013

On 26 November, at least 24 are prisoners of conscience were detained solely for peacefully exercising their right to freedom of assembly.