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February 28, 2014

Security forces used excessive force to disperse homeless families from the rubble of their former homes, from which they were forcibly evicted on 18 February.

February 14, 2014

Deposed president Mohamed Morsi and five of aides will stand trial on 16 February on charges of “spying”. If convicted, they may face the death penalty. At least two men do not have access to lawye...

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.