Demands for Egypt’s detainees to be released as coronavirus spreads

Several human rights organisations in Egypt have called for the immediate release of political detainees and prisoners for fear of an outbreak of coronavirus in Egypt’s prisons,...

6 human rights organisations demand al-Sisi stop executions

Six human rights organisations have launched a campaign "Stop executions in Egypt" and demanded the Egyptian regime to stop issuing and carrying out death sentences.

Prosecution orders medical examination for detained lawyer Mohammad Ramadan

Al-Montazah prosecution has sent a letter to Borg Al-Arab prison's chief, asking one of the prison doctors to examine the imprisoned lawyer Mohamed Ramadan to see if...

Gamal Eid holds Egypt Interior Minister responsible for assault

January 2, 2020 Lawyer Gamal Eid, head of the Arab Network for Human Rights Information, has said he holds the Minister of Interior Mahmoud Tawfik responsible...

Attorney General grants authority to confiscate funds unrelated to terror activities

The cabinet has announced the amendment of the law regulating the lists of terrorist entities, to include granting the public prosecution the authority to freeze the assets, funds and...

A new amendment to the law expropriating land by the government

The cabinet has agreed to amend some provisions of Law No. 10 of 1990, regarding the expropriation of real estate for public benefit. The amendment stipulates that the president,...

Egyptalum workers protest blocking of dividend

Workers for Egyptalum, numbering 5,800, organised a sit-in protesting the refusal to distribute the labourers’ share of the annual profits. A member of...

Al-Sisi issues the clinical trials law … Why now?

General Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi issued Law No. 214 of 2020, the Clinical Medical Research Law, known in the media as "clinical trials," which was approved by the...