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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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Egypt: Further information: Registration deadline extended
9 September 2014

The Egyptian authorities have extended a deadline for NGOs to register under the draconian Law on Associations (Law 84 of 2002) to 10 November ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/049/2014

From bad to worse: Looming deadline compounds Egyptian ...
31 August 2014

Egypt is tightening its chokehold on civil society as the country's independent NGOs face the risk of being shut down if they fail to comply with a compulsory ...

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Egypt: Dissolution ultimatum for independent groups ...
30 August 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. JOINT PUBLIC STATEMENT. Index: MDE 12/046/2014. For Immediate Release. Egypt: Dissolution ...

Public Statement       MDE 12/046/2014

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