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Human Rights in Arab Republic of Egypt

Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Egypt: Further information: Activists remanded in jail, trial in ...
9 July 2014

Human rights defender and NGO staff member Yara Sallam, activist Sanaa Ahmed Seif and 20 other detainees stood trial on 29 June on charges of ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/040/2014

Amnesty International | Egypt: Rampant torture, arbitrary ...
3 July 2014

A surge in arbitrary arrests, detentions and harrowing incidents of torture and deaths in police custody recorded by Amnesty International provide strong ...

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Egypt: Rampant torture, arbitrary arrests and detentions signal ...
3 July 2014

A surge in arbitrary arrests, detentions and harrowing incidents of torture and deaths in police custody show a sharp deterioration in human rights in ...

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Egypt: Further information: Father of Morsi's aide released ...
2 July 2014

Adly al-Qazzaz was released in the early morning of 25 June after eight months in detention. He had suffered two heart attacks in detention and needed ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/039/2014

Human rights lawyer latest victim of Egypt's repressive protest ...
27 June 2014

The conviction of a human rights lawyer jailed for taking part in a peaceful protest must be overturned, said Amnesty International ahead of an appeal ...

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Amnesty International | Human rights lawyer latest victim of ...
27 June 2014

The conviction of a human rights lawyer jailed for taking part in a peaceful protest must be overturned, said Amnesty International ahead of an appeal ...

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Egypt: Group detained following march
24 June 2014

Twenty-three people have been detained in Cairo following a march against Egypt's repressive protest law on the evening of 21 June. They include noted ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/037/2014

Egypt: Further information: Al Jazeera workers jailed for ...
24 June 2014

Al Jazeera English staff Mohamed Fahmy, Peter Greste and Baher Mohamed were jailed by an Egyptian court on 23 June on charges of broadcasting ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/036/2014

Egypt: Further information: Court sentences 183 to death, jails ...
24 June 2014

An Egyptian court sentenced 183 people to death on 21 June, after a grossly unfair trial. Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie was among those ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/038/2014

Amnesty International | Dark day for media freedom as Al ...
23 June 2014

The conviction today of three Al Jazeera English journalists accused of “falsifying news” and belonging to or assisting the banned Muslim Brotherhood ...

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