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Egyptian authorities released Coptic activist Rāmī Kāmil on Saturday, following the decision of the public prosecution’s office, after enduring more than two years in pretrial detention.
The Cairo Criminal Court has sentenced political activist Sanā’ Seif to a year and a half in prison, accusing her of spreading false news and insulting an officer. The ruling came after Sanā’ had spent nearly 9 months in remand. Various sources have revealed the details of the hearing, from the...
The Egyptian government still remains silent about developments in the case of Italian researcher Giulio Regeni, after an Italian court setting a session on 14th October to start the trial in the absence of four Egyptian officers accused of kidnapping and torturing Regeni in early 2016.
Thousand days have passed since the disappearance of Muṣṭafā al-Najjār Egyptian politician, founder of the Justice Party, and a symbol of the January revolution 2011. The Egyptian authorities still did not investigate his case, denying his imprisonment and rejecting the disclosure of his...
Lawyer Khālid ʿAlī submitted a complaint to prove an assault against former political and parliamentary activist Ziyād al-ʿUlaymī in prison.
On April 20th, two weeks before World Press Freedom Day, the Supreme Council for Media gave media outlets the necessary licenses to work in Egypt.
Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio reinstated his country's determination to find the "truth" about the killing of researcher Giulio Regeni in Egypt. “We will never be able to retreat on a search for the truth about the barbaric murder of Guilio Regeni” Di Maio said.
The “Stop the Death Penalty in Egypt” Facebook page run by the Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms (ECRF) has launched a new campaign entitled “Life for Monk Ashʿiyāʾ,” demanding a presidential pardon for Wāʾil Saʿad Tawāḍrūs.  Tawāḍrūs was convicted of murdering Bishop Epiphanius [...
In a letter sent to Egyptian Public Prosecutor Ḥamāda al-Ṣāwī, Amnesty International expressed its concern over the situation of imprisoned Egyptian journalist Sulāfa Majdī.
Egyptian President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī’s responses during a phone call with ʿAmrū Adīb Saturday night on MBC Egypt [MBC Miṣr] have led to predictions about a possible resolution to the issue of political prisoners soon.

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