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Human Rights in Arab Republic of Egypt

Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Egypt: Token reforms fail to end scourge of pervasive violence ...
21 January 2015

Women and girls in Egypt face violence on a disturbing scale both at home and in public, including sexual mob attacks as well as torture in state custody ...

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Amnesty International | Egypt: Token reforms fail to end ...
21 January 2015

Women and girls in Egypt face violence on a disturbing scale both at home and in public, including sexual mob attacks as well as torture in state custody ...

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Egypt: 'Circles of Hell' domestic, public and state violence ...
21 January 2015

Since the anti-government uprising in January 2011, Egyptians have lived in a near-constant state of turmoil and political instability, with two presidents ...

Report       MDE 12/004/2015

Egypt: further information: Egyptian activists' sentences ...
8 January 2015

A Cairo court of appeal handed down reduced prison sentences to human rights defender Yara Sallam, activist Sanaa Ahmed Seif and 20 others on ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/001/2015

Egypt: Further information: Refugees forcibly returned to Gaza ...
7 January 2015

The two Palestinian refugees from Syria were forcibly returned to the Gaza Strip.

Urgent Action       MDE 12/003/2015

Egypt: further information: journalists to be retried, but still ...
7 January 2015

Egypt's highest appeals court has overturned the conviction of Al Jazeera journalists Mohamed Fahmy, Peter Greste and Baher Mohamed. The three ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/002/2015

Amnesty International | Egypt: Retrial of Al Jazeera journalists ...
1 January 2015

An Egyptian court's call for a retrial of three jailed Al Jazeera journalists acknowledges major flaws in the original convictions but leaves the men in ...

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Egypt: Retrial of Al Jazeera journalists must pave way to their ...
1 January 2015

An Egyptian court's call for a retrial of three jailed Al Jazeera journalists acknowledges major flaws in the original convictions but leaves the men in ...

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Egypt: Syrian-Palestinian refugees risk deportation
11 December 2014

Two Syrian-Palestinian refugees are at imminent risk of being deported to either Gaza or Syria. They are also about to be transferred to a guarded room ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/069/2014

Egypt: further information: Court to revew Khaled al-Qazzaz's ...
11 December 2014

A court is due to review the detention of Khaled al-Qazzaz on 17 December. The former presidential aide has yet to receive the surgery he needs for ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/068/2014