Record executions in Egypt after unfair trials

On the 19th anniversary of World Day against the Death Penalty, the Egyptian Network for Human Rights issued a statement to say that whilst most countries across the world...

Trial of Ziad Elaimy and other journalists begins

The Egyptian State Security Court held the first session in a trial for the journalists Hesham Fouad and Hossam Mo’nis as well as the parliamentarian Ziad Elaimy...

Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi urges leaders on Arab-Israel normalisation

Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi praised the decision of the late Egyptian President Mohamed Anwar Al-Sadat to make peace with Israel in 1979 calling on the other Arab leaders to follow suit.

Egypt’s government raises fuel prices for eighth time

The Egyptian ministry of petroleum and metal resources announced an increase in fuel prices starting from Friday for the third time in row in 2021. The...

Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi gives the signal for purging opponents from government

The Official Gazette has issued a decision by Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi to form a committee under the Prime Minister to review the non-disciplinary dismissal decisions issued by the ministers.

Egypt’s government prevents disclosure of tourist numbers and occupancy rates

Egypt’s prime minister has directed government ministers not to unveil any data regarding the number of tourists and occupancy rates in hotels and tourist resorts. The...

IFJ demands Egyptian authorities release jailed journalist Abdel Nasser Salama

The International Federation of Journalists issued a statement demanding the Egyptian authorities immediately release the Egyptian journalist and ex-editor-in-chief of Al-Ahram newspaper, Abdel Nasser Salama, who is on hunger strike.

Amnesty International demands Egyptian authorities release researcher Patrick George Zaki

Amnesty International announced solidarity with the Egyptian researcher, Patrick George Zaki, who was tried by the State Security Court for Emergency in Egypt on charges related to his work...

Italian Parliamentary Committee demands British government end friendly relations with Sisi

The Italian Parliamentary Committee for investigating the murder of the Italian researcher Giulio Regeni in Egypt, announced that it will head to Cambridge to meet with representatives from Cambridge University,...

10 human rights organisations demand immediate release of political activist Abdel Rahman Tarek

Ten human rights organisations have called on the Egyptian authorities, in a joint statement, to immediately release the detained political activist, Abdel Rahman Tarek, known as Mocha, and to...