A Palestinian man was found dead in the custody of Egyptian police on Sunday, according to the Palestinian Embassy in Cairo.
The Cairo Criminal Court, headed by judge Nagy Shehata, on Sunday decided to release three photojournalists, charged of belonging to the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood (MB). They were to be released on probation, requiring them to come to the police station closest to their homes three days per week. However, the …
A 21-year-old Irishman on hunger strike in an Egyptian prison has become so weak that he is using a wheelchair, his lawyer has said. Ibrahim Halawa has been in jail without trial for more than three years.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will not allow the release of Hosni Mubarak from his current detention at a military hospital despite his recent acquittal, sources close to the deposed president said.
Sisi’s crackdown on the opposition far exceeds the darkest period of repression during the Mubarak era. Human rights groups claim that as many as 60,000 political prisoners now languish in Egypt’s jails. (At the end of Mubarak’s rule, the figure was between 5,000 and 10,000.) Egypt’s prisons are filled to …
Attorney General Nabil Sadeq approved on Monday a prosecutor’s decision to release former president Hosni Mubarak.
Two-hundred and three people held in Egyptian prisons on convictions related to illegal assembly and protest have been pardoned by presidential decree, the presidential spokesperson announced on Monday.
The latest fatality in police custody was reported earlier this week when a young man was reportedly tortured to death after being detained for over two weeks at the Haram Police Station in the Giza governorate.
Former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi’s son Osama is being abused in the notorious Scorpion prison, statement released by his family said yesterday.
107 extrajudicial killings were committed by security forces in Egypt in February 2017, El-Nadeem Centre for Rehabilitation of Victims of Violence and Torture has revealed in its report for the month of February.