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Prisoner of conscience Mahmoud Mohamed Ahmed Hussein was released on 25 March after spending more than two years in detention without trial.
A Cairo appeal court confirmed on 27 January the two-year jail sentence imposed on five activists. The activists had been sentenced on 13 December on trumped-up charges.
Disabled student Israa al-Taweel has been freed from house arrest, as security measures against her have been reduced.
A group of Egyptian journalists jailed for 25 years and another sentenced to death in an unfair trial last April have had their conviction and sentences overturned by the country’s highest court of...