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Human Rights in Arab Republic of Egypt

Amnesty International  Report 2013


The 2013 Annual Report on
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Ahmad Seif el-Islam Hamad: Egypt loses a tireless champion ...
29 August 2014

The death of Ahmad Seif el-Islam Hamad robs the Egyptian human rights movement of one of its ablest defenders in its hour of greatest need.

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Egypt: Human Rights Council should act to address ...
29 August 2014

In this joint statement, civil society organizations from around the world, express their concern that the Human Rights Council has failed to properly address ...

Document       MDE 12/047/2014

Egyptian NGOs at risk as deadline looms
27 August 2014

Egyptian human rights organizations have been warned they face closure and criminal prosecution, ahead of a government deadline for them to register ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/044/2014

Egypt: Syrian-Palestinians face forcible return
15 August 2014

The Egyptian authorities are preparing to forcibly return two Palestinian refugees from Syria back to Syria or to Gaza. The men were part of a group ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/043/2014

Egypt: Memorandum: Egypt's draft law on associations
13 August 2014

Amnesty International is greatly concerned by aspects of the draft law on associations which would replace current law no 84/2002. The draft law was ...

Document       MDE 12/045/2014

Egypt: court to try 494 people over protests
13 August 2014

A court in Cairo is due to try 494 people for their alleged role in violence during protests in August 2013, in a case which may lead to mass death sentences ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/042/2014

Amnesty International | EGYPT: As judges recuse themselves ...
12 August 2014

As news breaks that three judges have recused themselves from a mass court case in Egypt, Amnesty International remains concerned that show trials ...

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Egypt: As judges recuse themselves in Morsi protest trial, fears ...
12 August 2014

As news breaks that three judges have recused themselves from a mass court case in Egypt, Amnesty International remains concerned that show trials ...

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Egypt: Ex-president's aide denied vital medical care: Khaled al ...
7 August 2014

Former presidential aide Khaled al-Qazzaz, detained without charge for over a year, is in failing health and requires surgery. The Egyptian authorities ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/041/2014

Amnesty International assessment of the implementation by ...
1 August 2014

In this document, Amnesty International provides an overview of the state of implementation of key recommendations made in the previous reviews, in ...

Report       IOR 41/026/2014