Egypt: Rights groups call for the release of journalists detained for two years without trial

Recent articles in Egypt

Eight years and counting: Rights groups call for imprisoned Egyptian activist Ahmed Douma’s freedom

Prominent political activist Ahmed Douma’s health condition has steadily deteriorated since his imprisonment eight years ago, and being placed in solitary confinement for more than six years, say rights groups.

Egypt: Rights groups condemn infringement of right to fair trial for Alaa Abd El Fattah, Mohammed al-Baqer, and Mohammed Oxygen

Civil society organizations demand the immediate and unconditional release of the three defendants, as they are prisoners of conscience and have exceeded the maximum period of pretrial detention specified in Egypt’s Criminal Code.

Egypt: Security court sentences former MP and journalists

Human rights groups in Egypt condemn the unjust prison sentences journalists Hisham Fouad and Hossam Mounes, and former parliamentarian Zyad Elelaimy received after two years of pretrial detention.