Egypt: Further information: Student released from detention; trial ongoing: Patrick George Zaki

Patrick George Zaki, a researcher and master’s student, was provisionally released on 7 December 2021 after 22 months of arbitrary detention. He had been detained in Tora Investigation Prison in cruel and inhuman conditions since his arbitrary arrest at Cairo’s international airport in February 2020 upon his return from Italy, where he was studying. He remains on trial by an emergency court on bogus “false news” charges.

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