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Human Rights in Arab Republic of Egypt

Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Egypt: Human rights in crisis: Systemic violations and impunity ...
1 July 2014

Egypt is facing a human rights crisis, with thousands detained as part of a wide-ranging crackdown on dissent. In this document, based on a submission ...

Report       MDE 12/034/2014

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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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

Dark day for media freedom as Al Jazeera journalists ...
23 June 2014

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

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South Sudan, Egypt and Sri Lanka require the Council's ...
23 June 2014

Thousands of civilians have died and over a million have been displaced in the past six months of conflict in South Sudan. Amnesty International has ...

Document       IOR 41/017/2014

Egypt sentences a further 183 people to death in new purge of ...
21 June 2014

Today's decision by a criminal court in El Minya, Upper Egypt to uphold death sentences against 183 supporters of Mohamed Morsi, including a blind ...

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Egypt: further information: Elshamy released after 10 months' ...
18 June 2014

Al Jazeera Arabic journalist Abdallah Elshamy has been released, after spending 10 months detained without charge.

Urgent Action       MDE 12/035/2014

Egypt: Further information: Jail sentences for peaceful protest
12 June 2014

Leading activist Alaa Abd El Fattah and 24 other men were sentenced on 11 June to 15 years' imprisonment and a fine of 100000 Egyptian pounds ( ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/033/2014