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

Children caught in a nationwide crackdown on protesters and dissidents have been abducted, arbitrarily arrested, and subjected to horrific torture at the hands of Egypt’s security forces according to a new report from Human Rights Watch.

IFEX member and director of the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies, Bahey eldin Hassan, receives a three-year prison sentence for a tweet critical of Egypt’s public prosecution in the latest state reprisal against him.

IFEX members call for an end to the arbitrary revival of old cases targeting human rights defenders as a mechanism designed to keep them behind bars.