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Recent articles in Egypt

#FreeAlaa: Rights groups renew calls for the release of Egyptian activist Alaa Abdel Fattah

Abdel Fattah has been held in pre-trial detention for the past two years and continues to face dehumanizing conditions in prison.

Under Attack: How Egypt’s security campaigns target rights defenders

A new report by the Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression (AFTE) examines the most prominent violations practiced by Egyptian authorities against independent human rights organizations and human rights defenders.

The High Court building, in Cairo, Egypt, 25 August 2013, GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP via Getty Images

Egypt’s Case 173: Decade-long prosecution of rights groups must end

Rights groups in Egypt call for an immediate end to the prosecution of civil society organizations under Case 173 of 2011, and the dismissal of politicized sentences against Egyptian human rights defenders in the country and abroad.