Egypt: “This will only end when you die”: National Security Agency harassment of activists in Egypt

Index Number: MDE 12/4665/2021

Officials at Egypt’s National Security Agency (NSA) are abusing their powers to punish and intimidate human rights defenders and political activists and prevent them from engaging in human rights work or political activism through continuous summons, coercive interrogations and unlawful probation measures. The Egyptian authorities must immediately put an end to the extrajudicial harassment and summoning of human rights defenders and other activists. Members of the UN Human Rights Council must urgently support the establishment of a monitoring and reporting mechanism on the human rights situation in Egypt.

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