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Human Rights in Arab Republic of Egypt

Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Amnesty International | Egypt unfair trial, death sentences ...
28 April 2014

Amnesty International today warned of grave flaws in Egypt's criminal justice system after a court in El Minya, Upper Egypt, confirmed death sentences ...

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Egypt: Three women jailed on trumped-up charges
17 April 2014

The Egyptian authorities have detained three female students on trumped-up charges. The women are prisoners of conscience, held solely ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/021/2014

Egyptian president must reject flawed anti-terrorism laws ...
11 April 2014

New counter-terrorism legislation set to be approved by Egypt's president is deeply flawed and must be scrapped or fundamentally revised, Amnesty ...

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Egypt must end 'vindictive' detention of Al Jazeera journalists ...
9 April 2014

Egypt's continued detention of three Al Jazeera journalists charged with falsifying news and involvement with the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood ...

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Egypt: Al Jazeera journalists on trial in Egypt
9 April 2014

Al Jazeera-English staff Mohamed Fahmy, Peter Greste and Baher Mohamed are on trial in Egypt, charged with broadcasting false news and involvement ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/019/2014

Egypt: Further information: Three men jailed for "unauthorized ...
8 April 2014

Prisoners of conscience Ahmed Maher, Mohamed Adel and Ahmed Douma will serve three years in prison with labour, after an appeal court upheld ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/018/2014

Egypt 'tightens the vice' on dissent by upholding conviction of ...
7 April 2014

A Cairo appeals court today upheld the conviction of three government critics for taking part in an “unauthorized” protest, a further sign that the Egyptian ...

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Amnesty International | Egypt 'tightens the vice' on dissent by ...
7 April 2014

A Cairo appeals court today upheld the conviction of three government critics for taking part in an “unauthorized” protest, a further sign that the Egyptian ...

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Egypt's security forces are getting away with murder: Amnesty ...
31 March 2014

On 14 August 2013, the world witnessed the full brutality of Egypt's security forces. At Rabaa al-Adawiya and al-Nahda squares, security forces used ...

Document       MDE 12/017/2014

Egypt: 528 men sentenced to death after mass trial
28 March 2014

An Egyptian court has sentenced 528 people to death, most in their absence, following a grossly unfair trial. It is the largest number of death sentences ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/016/2014