Egypt: Activists face fabricated charges in Emergency State Security court trial

Recent articles in Egypt

Egypt: President must overturn unjust verdicts against opposition politicians

The sentencing of three prominent public opposition figures reflects the continuation of the Egyptian state’s policy of imprisoning peaceful dissidents for exercising their fundamental rights.

Civil society to the UK Foreign Office: Free human rights defender Alaa Abd El-Fattah

When the UK granted Alaa Abd El-Fattah citizenship in April, it took responsibility for upholding his rights. Civil society organisations, IFEX among them, urge the UK Foreign Office to act now to save his life.

Egypt: Fair and transparent process needed for release of political prisoners

Independent rights groups in Egypt underscore the need for authorities to avoid past mistakes in dealing with the detention of political prisoners.