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Egypt: Open letter re: Universal Periodic Review of Egypt (5 ...
22 October 2014

The upcoming Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Egypt on 5 November 2014 comes at a critical time for human rights, freedoms and independent ...

Open Letter       MDE 12/055/2014

Amnesty International | Egypt: Security forces use excessive ...
17 October 2014

Testimonies gathered by Amnesty International indicate that Egyptian security forces used excessive force to crack down on student demonstrations ...

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Egypt: Further information: Hunger striker hospitalized in ...
8 October 2014

Detained Egyptian-American national Mohamed Soltan was hospitalized on 7 October after his health deteriorated dramatically following an eight-month ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/054/2014

Egypt: Further information: Refugees resettled in Europe
7 October 2014

The two Palestinian refugees from Syria that the Egyptian authorities had been preparing to forcibly return to Syria or Gaza have now been resettled ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/053/2014

Egypt: Photojournalist held a year without charge: Mahmoud ...
29 September 2014

Freelance Egyptian photojournalist Mahmoud Abu Zied has been detained in Egypt without charge or trial for over a year. The prosecutor is next due ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/052/2014

Amnesty International | Egypt: Critically ill hunger-striker ...
19 September 2014

The Egyptian authorities are putting at risk the life of a jailed activist, whose health has sharply deteriorated after more than 230 days on hunger strike ...

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Egypt: Critically ill hunger-striker denied crucial medical care ...
19 September 2014

The Egyptian authorities are putting at risk the life of a jailed activist, whose health has sharply deteriorated after more than 230 days on hunger strike ...

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Egypt: Further information: 25 activists on trial, three released ...
17 September 2014

On 15 September a Cairo criminal court released on bail three activists who have been jailed since June 2014. They are standing retrial alongside 22 ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/050/2014

Egypt: Further information: Trial adjourned as activists remain ...
17 September 2014

Human rights defender Yara Sallam, well-known activist Sanaa Ahmed Seif and 21 others standing trial for breaching Egypt's repressive protest law, ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/051/2014

Egypt: Release women's rights defender, protesters arrested ...
12 September 2014

The Egyptian authorities must release activists who were arrested simply for defying the country's repressive protest law and are due to stand trial on ...

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