Kenyan lawyer Mbugua Mureithi was released from police custody in Kampala, the capital of Uganda, on 18 September and was immediately deported to Kenya. Human rights activist Al-Amin Kimathi continues to be held incommunicado without charge or access to legal representation.
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Egypt: Do Not Challenge Acquittal of Witnesses to Killing (UA 80/15)
Prominent women’s human rights defender Azza Soliman is due in court on 4 July, along with 16 others who witnessed the police killing of a left-wing activist. All risk up to five years’ imprisonment and a fine of up to 50,000 Egyptian pounds.