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UPDATE: 6 April Youth Movement activist Ahmed Maher released
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Egyptian police officer accused of killing activist gets 7-year sentence
Officer charged with shooting to death socialist activist Shaimaa Al-Sabbagh during 2015 march to commemorate 25 January Revolution
Adham Youssef
July 1, 2020
Ukrainian filmmaker, activist Oleg Sentsov wins EU’s Sakharov prize
Ukrainian filmmaker and activist Oleg Sentsov has been awarded the European Parliament’s Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. The prize is awarded to individuals who have made an exceptional contribution to the fight for human rights across the globe, drawing attention to human rights violations and supporting the laureates and their cause Sentsov is a …
Daily News Egypt
October 29, 2018
Detained activists’ lawsuits adjourned to May
Court looked into two separate lawsuits concerning Alaa Abdel Fattah and Ahmed Douma
Daily News Egypt
April 5, 2017
UPDATE: 6 April Youth Movement activist Ahmed Maher released
Activist Ahmed Maher completed his three-year prison sentence on Monday
Daily News Egypt
January 4, 2017
CPJ calls on Egyptian authorities to lift travel ban against activist Esraa Abdel Fattah 
The activist’s appeal against her travel ban will be heard by an administrative court on 3 January
Daily News Egypt
December 25, 2016
Lawyer Azza Soliman barred from travelling to Jordan  
Two other prominent lawyers, Malek Adly and Ahmed Ragheb, have also been banned from travelling this month
Sarah El-Sheikh
November 20, 2016
VIDEO
Inside the cell: Malek Adly
Daily News Egypt
October 18, 2016
Detained activist Ahmed Douma spending his birthday in poor health: wife
Serving a long jail term, the 28-year-old revolutionary needs knee surgery
Amira El-Fekki
September 11, 2016
Islam Khalil discharged 10 days after release date set by court
Khalil had faced charges of belonging to an outlawed organisation
Daily News Egypt
September 1, 2016
Bahrain rearrests top activist Rajab in dawn raid
Bahraini police have searched the home of Nabeel Rajab, taking the prominent Shiite activist into custody. The raid comes after Rajab received a royal pardon over “insulting” tweets.
June 13, 2016
Military regime will continue to hate any form of dissent: Mahienour El-Massry
Award winning rights lawyer Al-Massry writes from prison against “oppressive regimes”
Daily News Egypt
May 10, 2016
Activist Sanaa Seif receives 6 month prison in absentia for ‘insulting the judiciary’
Seif will not oppose or appeal the court decision but will turn herself in, according to her Facebook account
Daily News Egypt
May 4, 2016
79 protestors referred to trial on Saturday, 48 of them released
Defendants, including juveniles, are charged with protesting without permission in Dokki
Daily News Egypt
April 28, 2016
Left-wing activist released from detention after official rejection accepted
Gamal Abdel Fattah was arrested Friday near the Press Syndicate
Daily News Egypt
January 31, 2016
Alec Baldwin, actor and activist, USA
“If they cut the forests down, we’re never going to get to two degrees. Never.” As an actor, supporter of the arts and animal rights activist, Alec Baldwin is a man of many hats. The latest has brought him to Paris to lend his distinctive voice to those whose own so often go unheard. Those …
December 10, 2015
Alec Baldwin, actor and activist
“If they cut the forests down, we’re never going to get to two degrees. Never.” As an actor, supporter of the arts and animal rights activist, Alec Baldwin is a man of many hats. The latest has brought him to Paris to lend his distinctive voice to those whose own so often go unheard. Those …
December 10, 2015
Why Nigerian activist Ken Saro-Wiwa was executed
Ken Saro-Wiwa was executed by a former military regime in Nigeria for fighting for the rights of the Ogoni. 20 years after his judicial murder, people in the region are still not benefitting from oil revenues.Harry Saro-Wiwa sits beside his brother’s grave. A washed-out, torn flag flutters from a wooden pole. Harry says his brother …
November 9, 2015
Court rejects demands to release Mahienour El-Massry
Journalist Youssef Shaaban’s wife pleads deteriorating health situation
Amira El-Fekki
September 20, 2015
Police conscript shot dead in Fayoum
Attacks increased in Fayoum in past months
Amira El-Fekki
August 13, 2015
NGOs condemn El-Raml police station verdict
Joint statement by NGOs comes a week after Mahienour Al-Massry was ordered back into prison
Daily News Egypt
June 7, 2015
Cabinet clashes retrial to resume on 9 June
Journalist, police conscript and lawyer punished by judge Nagy Shehata during session
Amira El-Fekki
May 27, 2015
Journalists act out in defence of co-defendant journalist Youssef Shaaban
Mahienour El-Massry allowed lawyer visit in jail
Amira El-Fekki
May 20, 2015
Zawya discusses impact of Turkish soap operas on Arab women
The film links parts of the former Ottoman country in an attempt to shed light on the deep relationship of love between women and Turkish soap operas
Daily News Egypt
May 20, 2015
Suspended prison sentence against activist Alaa Abdel Fattah upheld
The prominent activist and twelve others were sentenced on charges of torching presidential candidate’s campaign headquarters
Mahmoud Mostafa
May 11, 2015
The Al-Sabbagh killing case, as it happened
17 accused in Protest Law, defence will see investigations’ for first time in court
Amira El-Fekki
March 29, 2015
53 defence lawyers now involved in Al-Sabbagh killing case
17 accused in Protest Law, defence will see investigations’ for first time in court
Amira El-Fekki
March 29, 2015
Popular Alliance claim authorities banned Shaimaa Al-Sabbagh funeral
Al-Sabbagh’s death brings former presidential candidate Hamdeen Sabbahi back to forefront of political scene
Amira El-Fekki
January 27, 2015
Ongoing investigations into Al-Sabbagh’s death as interior ministry denies accusations
Testimonies point to violations by police that resulted in Al-Sabbagh’s death
Amira El-Fekki
January 26, 2015
HRW lambasts Egypt’s prisons for deaths, torture
“Authorities are more aggressive when it comes to detained political activists,” says lawyer
Amira El-Fekki
January 21, 2015
Mohamed Soltan in intensive care for 4th time
The detained activist has been on hunger strike for 325 days and refused medical treatment
Daily News Egypt
December 17, 2014

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