Egypt: Lift abusive and arbitrary travel bans
Screenshot from a video co-produced by Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International, showing travel-banned Egyptian activists (clockwise, from top left) Hossam Bahgat, Gamal Eid, Esraa Abd al-Fattah, Mohamed Lotfy, Mozn Hassan, and Nasser Amin
Human rights lawyer latest to be barred from travelling abroad
The Egyptian authorities should stop imposing travel bans to prevent human rights defenders from leaving the country and speaking out about Egypt’s appalling human rights record, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said after another prominent human rights lawyer was banned from travelling today.
2 November 2016