Writer Dr Nasr Hamed Abu-Zeid branded an apostate
Recent articles in Egypt

“The entire IFEX network stands united in calling for Bahey’s profoundly unjust sentence to be quashed, and for Egyptian authorities to immediately end their crackdown against human rights defenders and all those exercising their right to freedom of expression.”

The Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies condemns the 15-year sentencing of its director, prominent human rights defender Bahey eldin Hassan, and calls for an end to a state security campaign of intimidation and vengeance that has targeted Egyptian rights advocates.

With more women accused of “inciting immorality” online, rights groups denounce an ongoing security campaign designed to suppress freedom of expression in the country.