Hundreds of journalists object to unconditional media support for the Egyptian regime

Recent articles in Egypt

Special riot police forces take their places before a parade, Cairo, Egypt, 3 April 2021, Vassilis A. Poularikas/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Egypt’s human rights abuses highlighted in open letter to European Bank president

IFEX joins over 20 organisations in highlighting how Egypt’s worsening rule of law and human rights abuses represent non-compliance with the mandate of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

A picture taken during a guided tour organised by the Egyptian State Information Service shows inmates resting in their cell at Borg el-Arab prison, near the city of Alexandria, 20 November 2019, MOHAMED EL-SHAHED/AFP via Getty Images

Building Egypt’s expansive and oppressive prison system

A new report from the Arab Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) reveals how Egypt built dozens of jails since the January 2011 revolution to keep thousands of prisoners, including roughly 65,000 prisoners of conscience, behind bars.

A picture taken during a guided tour organized by the Egyptian State Information Service shows a policeman walking in front of a mural in Tora prison, Cairo, 11 November 2019, MOHAMED EL-SHAHED/AFP via Getty Images

Egypt: Release researcher Ahmed Samir Santawy and stop violating academic freedom

A number of IFEX member organizations call on the Egyptian authorities to stop violating academic freedom, enable Egyptian and foreign researchers to work freely, and guarantee their freedom of movement. They also stress the need to release Santawy and Patrick George Zaki.