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Human Rights in Arab Republic of Egypt

Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Egypt: 15 activists released after second police raid on ...
22 May 2014

At least 15 activists and lawyers were arrested this afternoon when Egyptian security forces stormed the Alexandria offices of the Egyptian Center for ...

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Egyptian-American on hunger strike: Mohamed Soltan
16 May 2014

Mohamed Soltan, the son of a Muslim Brotherhood figure, who has been detained in Egypt since August 2013, has been on hunger strike since 26 ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/026/2014

Egypt: Further information: Al Jazeera journalist in solitary ...
16 May 2014

Abdallah Elshamy is now known to be in solitary confinement at a maximum-security prison as punishment for going on hunger strike. The ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/027/2014

Amnesty International | Egypt: Hunger-striking journalist in ...
15 May 2014

The Egyptian authorities must immediately and unconditionally release Abdallah Elshamy, an Al Jazeera Arabic journalist who has been placed in ...

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Egypt: Further information: Elshamy in unknown location, risks ...
13 May 2014

Prisoner of conscience Abdallah Elshamy has been moved from Tora Prison to an unknown location, which the authorities have not disclosed to his ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/025/2014

Statement on economic, social and cultural rights to the ...
6 May 2014

At the 55th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, Amnesty International drew attention to forced evictions, highlighting ...

Public Statement       AFR 01/010/2014

Statement on the death penalty to the African Commission on ...
5 May 2014

At the 55th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, Amnesty International discussed the resumption of executions ...

Public Statement       AFR 01/002/2014

Egypt: Court agrees to 683 death sentences
1 May 2014

In a second mass trial in five weeks, an Egyptian court has agreed to sentence a further 683 people to death, again following a grossly unfair trial. Those ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/024/2014

Egypt: Further information: Court sentences 37 to death, 491 ...
30 April 2014

An Egyptian court sentenced 37 people to death and 491 others to life in prison on 28 April. This followed a grossly unfair trial which breached both international ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/023/2014

Egypt: Journalist jailed after reporting on protest: Abdallah ...
28 April 2014

Journalist Abdallah Elshamy has been detained without charge or trial for over eight months in Egypt. He began a hunger strike on 21 January and his ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/022/2014