In July 2021, Egyptian politicians and activists Zyad el-Elaimy, Hossam Moanis and Hisham Fouad were referred to trial in front of an Emergency State Security Court over bogus charges, stemming from their peaceful political activities. They continue to be held at the Tora Prison Complex, after having spent over two years in abusive pretrial detention. On July 14, 2021, the Court of Cassation upheld a decision by a lower court to include Zyad el-Elaimy on the “terrorists list”, banning him from engagement in political work and travel for five years.
- Please take action as-soon-as possible. This Urgent Action expires on September 29, 2021.
- Write a letter in your own words or using the sample below as a guide to one or both government officials listed. You can also email, fax, call or Tweet them.
- Click here to let us know the actions you took on Urgent Action 107.19. It’s important to report because we share the total number with the officials we are trying to persuade and the people we are trying to help.