Sisi ratifies 25 extraordinary freedom-restricting measures under covid

On Monday, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi ratified 25 extraordinary procedures after the issuance of law no. 152/ 2021 related to the procedures combating epidemics and pandemics approved by the...

Coronavirus infection outbreak in Scorpion Prison in Egypt

Over the last 10 days, We Record human rights organisation monitored the presence of suspected cases of infection in more than one ward of the 992 high-security...

Hamdy Hassan: Ex-parliamentarian passes away in Scorpion Prison after 8 years of detention

Human rights organisations announced the death of the former parliament member and doctor Hamdy Hassan in detention in the High-Security Scorpion Prison, after eight years of arbitrary detention.

Egypt government taxes represent 78.8 per cent of the current budget’s revenues

The ratio of tax revenues that contribute to the supply of budget revenues increased during the first four months of the current fiscal year to be 78 per cent...

Egypt: 203 female political prisoners sexually harassed in 11 months

On International Women’s Day, the We Record platform for human rights published a statement documenting that during their arrest and forced disappearance at least 58 Egyptian women and girls...

Political detainee and three guards left to drown in floods in Aswan prison

The Egyptian Network for Human Rights and Shehab Centre said that an Egyptian detainee as well as three prison guards died in a security forces camp in the Shallal region...

Judicial dispute confirms parliamentary seats in Egypt are distributed for money

A judicial dispute taking place in the Egyptian courts has confirmed the accusations levelled against the regime of President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi for organising formal parliamentary elections that were governed...

Human rights organisations denounce state security’s sentences against El-Elaimy, Fouad and Mo’nes

Eight human rights organisations denounced the sentence issued by the exceptional State Security Court for Emergency against the Egyptian politician Ziad El-Elaimy of five years imprisonment and against the journalists...

Human rights organisations describe death of Egyptian political detainee as ‘intentional murder’

Shehab Centre and the Egyptian Network for Human Rights as well as We Record revealed that a political detainee died in Gamsa Prison in an intentional murder case.

10 Eritrean asylum seekers in Egypt on hunger strike protesting forced deportation

Ten Eritrean asylum seekers being detained in Al-Kasir Police Station on the Red Sea are on hunger strike, protesting the Egyptian authorities’ refusal to register their asylum...