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They are at risk of being forcibly returned to Syria. Egyptian national security ordered that the group be deported after they were arrested following an attempt to leave Egypt by boat.
Five Palestinian refugees from Syria are at imminent risk of being forcibly returned to either Gaza or Syria by the Egyptian authorities. Their travel documents have been confiscated.
Detained Egyptian-American national Mohamed Soltan was hospitalized on 7 October after his health deteriorated dramatically following an eight-month wet hunger strike.
A court in Cairo is due to try 494 people for their role in violence during protests in August 2013. Those on trial include Ibrahim Halawa, an Egyptian-Irish national who is a prisoner of conscienc...