Egypt: Human rights defender Bahey eldin Hassan sentenced over a tweet

Recent articles in Egypt

Berlin, Germany, 30 October 2018. During an official visit by Egypt's President Sisi, a woman takes part in a protest with a placard stating that Sisi belongs in prison and at The Hague (criminal court). Abdulhamid Hosbas/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

Egypt: President Sisi must immediately end crackdown on independent organizations and peaceful dissent

In a joint statement, 64 rights groups from around the world called on Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to immediately end the ongoing crackdown on freedom of association, independent groups, and peaceful dissent.

A woman watches a video of influencer Haneen Hossam, who is facing a human trafficking case for her TikTok posts, in Cairo, Egypt, 28 July 2020, KHALED DESOUKI/AFP via Getty Images

Egypt: Prosecution of TikTok content creators a violation of online free expression

Human rights groups call on Egyptian authorities to stop the trials of TikTok content creators who are being prosecuted for their online content, and to ensure the right to freedom of expression.

A picture taken during a guided tour organized by the Egypt's State Information Services shows a mounted police officer on his horse in Tora prison, Cairo, 11 November 2019, MOHAMED EL-SHAHED/AFP via Getty Images

Seven necessary steps to stopping Egypt’s human rights decline

Five leading human rights organizations in the country call for the urgent implementation of seven necessary measures to end the unprecedented deterioration in human rights.